Can anyone have a Church of England funeral?

Neither the person who died nor the person organising the funeral is required to be a churchgoer in order to have a Church of England funeral. Read more about this here.

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Anyone is able to ask a Church of England minister to take a funeral for someone they knew and loved.

Neither the person who has died nor the person asking has to be a regular churchgoer. Church of England ministers will take the funeral service for anyone who lives in their parish.