Independent Minister and Celebrant
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I'm Andrew Bryant, an independent funeral minister and celebrant based in Romford, Essex.

To contact me by phone, ring 07906758570, or email me at

You may be reading this at a time of particular pain and sorrow, and I want to do everything I can to help.

I believe that ideally each funeral should reflect the life and character of the person who has died. Where possible I visit family or friends and we look how we can best honour the memory of your loved one. Where family live a long distance away we can make all necessary arrangements by phone or email.

As a Christian I am happy to conduct a religious service, including traditional or contemporary prayers, readings and hymns. I also offer a more flexible approach for those who want something different.

Families sometimes join in with readings, sharing memories, or even singing a special song. If so we can chat about how best to do this. Some prefer to organise the whole thing themselves, with me there to provide backup if any problems arise.

Choice of music is really important, and I am glad to advise and even show or play you examples to help you decide. You will find some ideas on this site.

Although I am independent of any funeral directors, I have excellent relationships with local firms and am happy to liaise with them as required.

I would very much like to be of help to you in any way possible. Please phone or email me and I will do all I can to assist.