Updated Sept. 5, 2023: The funeral service for Bishop Bud Cederholm will be held on Friday, Sept. 8 at 11 a.m. at Christ Church, 1132 Highland Avenue, in Needham. Clergy are invited to vest (white stole).
Overflow seating will be available in the Chapel where there will be a livestream of the service.
Parking is available in the lot directly across the street from the church and adjacent to the Needham Library (1139 Highland Avenue). There is limited handicap parking; please reserve the row closest to the street for those with handicap placards.
Parking is also available at the Norfolk Masonic Lodge (1101 Highland Avenue, Needham). Parking spaces are located directly behind the building, in a dirt lot that is next to the library parking lot, and some parallel parking alongside the building.
Limited street parking is available on Highland Avenue across from Sudbury Farms (1177 Highland Avenue, Needham).
If you have additional questions, please call 781-444-1469, ext. 114 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer clergy choir tribute: Bishop Gates has invited the clergy to participate in a volunteer clergy choir. Music for the funeral service will be led by Mary Jodice, Minister of Music at Christ Church, Needham, together with Louise Mundinger, Music Director at the Cathedral Church of St. Paul. Two choral anthems are planned. All clergy have been invited to vest (white stole) and process; clergy in the choir will do likewise. In order to participate in the clergy choir, singers must be able to arrive at Christ Church at 9 a.m. the morning of the service for rehearsal. RSVP by Wednesday, Sept. 6 for planning purposes to email@example.com.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bishop Cederholm's memory to: Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts Green Grants and Loan Funds (online via www.diomass.org/give-now or by check to Episcopal Diocese of MA Green Grants and Loan Funds, 138 Tremont Street, Boston MA 02111).