Upcoming Courses and Dates are listed on our Home Page.


Final Passages is a pioneer in education and support of alternative death care practices. Through our Educational Program, we prepare and support individuals in making informed decisions about creating and carrying out funeral arrangements.

About Our Courses

All courses are offered in the Sebastopol, CA, area and are taught by instructor Jerrigrace Lyons. Registration is open to all and limited to 15 participants. Online registration is preferred, but you may also register via mail or via phone.

Courses Offered

Click on a course below for more detail:

  • Creating a Loving Passage – An Introductory Course Offered in Four hours – Call to schedule a presentation for your group.
  • Home Funeral Guide Internship – an on-going, individualized Certification Program. If you have completed the Honoring Life’s Final Passage with Love and Compassion course series and wish to enroll in an internship, please contact our office at (707) 824-0268.

Community Service, including presentations & in-service training
Guidebook for Creating Home Funerals

Join us! Become part of a community of like-minded individuals who want to learn a different way of caring for their own.