We Are Here For You

Our pastors and staff are committed to supporting you as you walk through the passing of a loved-one and prepare for a memorial or funeral service. Below we have included information about who to call, the appropriate steps to take, and some helpful resources for you during this time.


What To Do When Someone Passes Away

  1. If death occurs at a private residence or at accident scene Call 911 and report the death.

  2. Call Pastor Matt for pastoral ministry and helpful advice.

  3. If death occurs at a private home with in home hospice available, they will contact the authorities (law enforcement and other authorities).

  4. If death occurs at a medical facility, they will contact the appropriate agencies. The medical facility may also need to know your choice of a funeral home.

  5. Call relatives, if available, for moral support.

  6. The Forestgate Event Coordinator is available to help you coordinate and prepare for the service.