Circle the word True or the word False to correctly define each of the following statements.
Usually a faxed note or an e-mail message from the funeral director is all that is needed to communicate the schedule of funeral
services to the clergy.
2). Clergy began to loose status in the community during the
1960s primarily due to passivity.
3). The funeral industry has seen very few changes during
the last two decades.
4). There is a wide open field of ministry available for the clergy
at the local funeral home.
5). Precise and accurate communication is the key to
a functioning relationship between funeral directors and the clergy.
is no hope for the future of the funeral home being bought out by the corporate conglomerates.
7). The majority of funeral homes are still multigenerational or family owned operations.
8). Most clergy are subject to chronic problems with alcohol and substance abuse.
9). In the 1970s funeral directors started becoming more aggressive in the area of merchandising
and care giving.
Circle the letter of the correct statements to each of the following
10). A certain factor that may influence if the casket will be open during a funeral service at church
a. The deceaseds familys preference
b. The weather outside
c. The liturgical and/or denominational regulations
d. Both a. & c.
11). The central purpose of the funeral director in the actual funeral service is to be
an emotional ringleader
b. in the limelight constantly
c. a facilitator and coordinator
d. totally unseen
12). Experience and a quality character make a good
b. caregiver exceptional
c. out of town florist
d. excuse for living longer
13). Most funeral homes are operated
a. at a very acceptable
level of integrity
b. on unleaded gasoline
c. into the ground
d. none of the above
14). A funeral director
should communicate known frictions in the family they are serving
a. to local law enforcement agencies
b. to no one
c. to the selected clergy for the funeral
d. both a. & b.
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