Columbarium and Prayer Garden

Columbarium and Prayer Garden

The Trinity Prayer Garden and Columbarium is designed to symbolize the stages of Christian life.


As you enter the garden from the east through the fountain area, you are reminded of God’s prevenient grace and your baptism – the entry into the Christian life.


The Prayer Labyrinth is a tool to use in contemplative prayer and meditation. The practice of walking the labyrinth provides an opportunity to deepen your awareness of God’s presence and guidance.

Labyrinths are often confused with mazes. But while a maze has dead ends and blind alleys, the labyrinth has only one path leading both in and out of the center. As you walk the labyrinth, you can always see the center. The destination is assured, so that the mind can be still and attentive to God.


The columbarium reminds us of the Communion of the Saints. When you finish your journey, you take your place in a great cloud of witnesses to cheer on those who are still on the journey.

Niches in the columbarium are available for current and former members of Trinity United Methodist Church and their immediate and extended families.

For more information, contact Laura Ellis in the church office at 205-879-1737.