Here in the Memorial garden, hewn from the mountainside, we thank thee Father that love and peace abide.
The Memorial Garden has been created for meditation, prayer and placement of cremated remains. Resting place options include wall columbarium, ground columbarium and the distribution of ashes. Standardized engraved bronze nameplates adorn each columbarium as well as a congregate plaque for all loved ones interred in the garden.
Eligibility - The memorial garden is intended for the use by church members, associate members and affiliated members. Immediate family members of the preceding may be interred.
Services - Arrangements for the placement of cremains may be made by contacting the church pastor or administrator.
Enrollment - The church website has published the application on-line. After completion, the form can be submitted to the church administrator, the pastor or the memorial garden co-ordinator.
Flowers - The garden is small. Floral arrangements for those interred shall be removed in a reasonable time after the service.
Records - The church trustee committee is responsible for the record keeping of all those interred and those that make reservations of columbarium spaces.
Fees - Wall columbarium space $550.00; Ground columbarium space $350.00; scattering of ashes $200.00.
Payment is payable in full to Lake Toxaway United Methodist Church, Attn: Memorial Garden, P.O. Box 83, Lake Toxaway, NC 28747.
We are thankful to a number of congregates who had the vision to create this beautiful garden as well as those who continue to maintain it.