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Entrust Funeral Service in Singapore recognises the importance in Christian funerals of helping to invoke the hope believers share in Jesus Christ and eternal peace in heaven.

The Entrust Christian funeral service comprises:

  • Embalming, dressing, cosmetising, casketing service
  • Half-glass, polished wooden casket
  • Dignified Christian funeral hall, altar, and memorial station setup, including flower arrangement
  • Tentage, tables and chairs, mobile toilet setup
  • On-site service crew
  • Glass hearse, pallbearer team
  • Air-con bus, other logistic services
  • Photography and videography services

Our complete Christian funeral packages start from S$4,500 only. Find out more.

Entrust Funeral Service will help to ensure you get ample opportunity to honour your loved one and pray for their soul, while providing support and empathy in the aftermath of your loss.

Christianity is the most widespread religion in the world, with more than 2 billion followers of many denominations who believe in the resurrection of Christ.

Christians nurture a strong belief in the afterlife and the resurrection of the body. And – in the conviction that the Son of God sacrificed himself to atone for the sins of mankind – they believe their transgressions will be forgiven.

Accordingly, Christian funeral services focus mainly on the deceased’s entry into heaven and God’s compassion in giving mourners the fortitude to cope with their loss.

Thank you Eugene and your team for providing my family great standard of services. I am very pleased with my dad’s make-up especially, it was very tastefully done.

Thank you once again. God bless!

Jana Hajana 
Jana Hajana

Recommended. Eugene and his team provide professional service and advice from end to end.

They offer packages for different religion, races and dialect groups. They are competent to advice the required customs and flexible to offer modern options.

Peter Tay 
Peter Tay

During our recent bereavement, Eugene of Entrust Funeral Service, attended to our every need promptly and efficiently.

I would strongly recommend his service to anyone who has the needs.

Mary Tan 
Mary Tan

The Christian funeral service

A typical Christian funeral service includes:

  • Opening of the service with a reading from the scriptures by the minister or priest – typically based on “I am the resurrection and the life, saith the Lord”.
  • Prayers and hymns.
  • Sermon, verses from the Old or New Testament, and a psalm from the Bible – often Psalm 23, “The Lord is My Shepherd”.
  • Reflection on the deceased’s life by the minister or priest.
  • Further scripture readings, prayers, and hymns.
  • Eulogy by a family member or close friend (except in Catholic funerals).
  • A minute’s silence to honour the departed.
  • Closing words by the minister or priest.
  • Procession to the committal.

Role of the wake in Christian funerals

  • A social gathering associated with death, a wake is often held ahead of a Christian funeral service to give friends and family the opportunity to pay their respects to the deceased while consoling one another – the funeral service itself doesn’t provide a platform for casual interaction between the bereaved.
  • The wake can be held in the home of the departed or at the funeral hall or another location. In Singapore, funeral wakes often take place in HDB (Housing & Development Board) communal void deck areas beneath the block of flats where the deceased lived.

Christian memorial services

Christians may hold a memorial service – often weeks or even months after the funeral – to bring family and friends of the deceased together in support and remembrance.

Like a wake, a memorial service is far less formal and structured than the funeral service itself, with a stronger emphasis on a celebration of life.

Whereas the role of attendees at the funeral service is largely restricted to observance and reflection, the memorial service generally allows for each guest to participate to some extent.

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Benefits of engaging Entrust to organise a Christian funeral

Leading Singapore funeral director Entrust Funeral Service will enable your family to say goodbye to their loved one with the solemnity and dignity they deserve, in accordance with the beliefs and traditions of the Christian faith.

We provide a one-stop, streamlined funeral solution so you can focus on paying your respects to the deceased and pray for their soul without the hindrance of having to worry about the practicalities of the funeral arrangements.

Entrust can guide your bereaved family through the entire Christian funeral process with sympathetic compassion during this extremely emotionally stressful time.

We can also provide all the funeral supplies you need, including quality caskets and urns, to save you the inconvenience – and greater expense – of sourcing these items from a third party.

Entrust can also help you organise a wake/viewing and make arrangements for post-funeral gatherings – a service rarely offered by other funeral directors in Singapore.

The Christian funeral ritual

Christian funeral rites

Christians believe that while death is the end of a person’s life in this world, the soul lives on in the afterlife. Therefore, Christian funeral rites are rooted in the offering of prayers and references to the resurrection and heaven.

Other Christian funeral rites include:

  • The singing of hymns.
  • A eulogy in honour of the departed.
  • Readings from the Bible.
  • Burial or interment of ashes in consecrated ground.

Christian funeral rites – steeped in history and exuding symbolism – help mourners to:

  • Accept the reality of the death.
  • Give testimony to the life of the departed.
  • Express their grief.
  • Embrace the faith and its beliefs about life and death.
  • Achieve continuity and hope for the living.

The Christian committal

  • The committal is regarded as a particularly solemn aspect of the Christian funeral. It entails burial (interment) or cremation. With burial, the coffin is lowered into a grave. At a cremation, curtains are closed around the coffin.
  • A Christian burial is accompanied by ecclesiastical rites and typically takes place in consecrated ground.
  • Cremation has become increasingly common in Christianity, although the faith opposed the practice for many years. The ashes are usually interred in a churchyard or other burial ground, or sometimes committed to the sea.

How family members participate in a Christian funeral

As well as praying for the soul of the departed in the afterlife, a Christian funeral is also a time to remember and honour their life.

Common ways that family and friends can participate in the funeral process include:

  • Taking part in the wake.
  • Joining in with prayers and hymns at the funeral service.
  • Serving as a pallbearer to help carry or escort the casket.
  • Offering a eulogy to recollect the life of the deceased.
  • Reading a prayer, or poem or other literary extract.
  • Performing a song or other piece of music.
  • Sending floral tributes.
  • Hosting a post-service reception – an opportunity for mourners to celebrate the life of the departed in a more casual setting.
  • Taking part in a post-funeral memorial service.

Advice for non-Christians attending a Christian funeral

You don’t have to share the religious beliefs of the deceased to attend a Christian funeral, but you will be expected to respect Christian traditions during the service, much of which will be spent in quiet contemplation or listening to the minister or priest.

However, attendees are encouraged to join in with prayers and hymns as a mark of respect to the family.

The dress code for a Christian funeral is dark-coloured clothing, preferably black. In some Christian denominations, it’s traditional for women to wear a hat.

You’ll find that the funeral usually takes place about a week after death. There may also be a viewing or wake before the service, depending on the family’s wishes.

Some families may ask for charitable donations in lieu of flowers, so check first.

3-day Entrust HDB void deck Christian funeral service packages

Our funeral packages offer value-added funeral services you’ll find difficult to get from other funeral directors, including post-funeral support resources.

What’s more, by keeping the entire funeral process in-house, we can guarantee a comprehensive, quality service – before, during and after the funeral – while keeping our pricing affordable.

Christian funeral package items

Thorough embalming, dressing, cosmetising, and casketing service

Standard tentage setup

  • 18-foot void deck enclosure – 1 set
  • 18-foot serene curtains and carpet – 1 set
  • 3-foot square tables – 15 units
  • 4-foot round tables – 10 units
  • 100 plastic garden chairs
  • Electrical fans – 6 units
  • Electrical lighting – 1 set
  • Mobile toilet – 1 unit

Standard Christian funeral/memorial hall setup

Standard flower arrangement

  • Floral photo frame – 1 unit
  • Flower-decorated altar for the deceased – 1 set

10-inch by 12-inch photo and 6 passport-sized photos – 1 set

Decorated memorial station setup

Standard glass hearse – 1-way

45-seater air-con bus – round-trip

Additional manpower and logistic services

  • Transportation of the deceased from home/hospital to site
  • Experienced pallbearer team
  • On-site supervision and coordination services led by our funeral consultant throughout the funeral


Additional days – S$300 per day

Catering services (provided by House of Catering, a subsidiary of Le Xin Catering Group)
S$12.50 per person, minimum order of 30 persons

Funeral supplies package
Includes: Packet drinks, bottled water, peanuts, sweets, red packets, tissue paper, toilet rolls, plastic bags, trash bags, etc.

  • For 50 persons – S$310
  • For 150 persons – S$470
  • For 250 persons – S$630

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