June 2nd & 3rd
Do – It – Yourself
Family – Directed Funeral Workshop
Friday, June 2nd, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Saturday, June 3rd, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
234 S. Center Ave., Viroqua, WI
Full workshop cost ($85) includes one copy of My Final Wishes.
Questions? Contact TCC
608-371-9056 or Info@thresholdcarecircle.org
Register and pay online
through paypal (account not needed)
or mail REGISTRATION FORM to TCC, 500 Jefferson St., Rm #202, Viroqua, WI 54665
Until the latter part of the 19th century, most people were born and died in their own homes. When they were born, their family cared for them; when they died, their family cared for them. Dying, like birthing, was integrated into living. Caring for those who had died was not only the last act of love, it was the first step toward healing. This workshop will give you information and hands-on practice to prepare you to care for your family member after death at home, and to carry out a home or family-directed funeral with or without the services of a funeral director.
Friday: 6:30 pm (open to the public)
Screening of In The Parlor. Discussion to follow.
Friday evening movie and discussion is part of the workshop, but is also open to the public for a free will donation.
Saturday: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday Workshop Topics covered:
• Advance planning
• Meeting WI legal requirements and acquiring the necessary paperwork
• Care of the Body, Creating Sacred Space and Home Vigils
• Family Direct Cremation and Green Burial Options
***Advance registration for Saturday is required as space is limited. ***