About Us

Our Mission

To change the culture of death and dying through Death Education, Death Midwifery Support and a Home Funeral Home.

 Over the past 100 years, our culture has sadly become death phobic – we shy away from the natural aging process, avoid end-of-life planning and focus on prolonging life at all costs. This underlying fear and anxiety puts our individual health at risk, and losing our connection to Mother nature puts our collective existence at risk.

When we find the courage to lean into our death journey consciously and prepare ourselves spiritually, emotionally and mentally for our transition from this life, we can say ‘no thank you’ to life support and welcome death support. Dying consciously with grace and acceptance is the greatest legacy we can leave behind.


The Sacred Crossings Institute offers classes and workshops in End-of-Life preparedness and Death Doula and Death Midwife certificate training programs.

The Sacred Crossings Funeral Home offers a complete range of funeral services in the Los Angeles area including Home Funerals, Green Burials, Sea Burials, Direct Cremations and Funeral Celebrant services.


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Alternative Funeral Home

Sacred Crossings Funeral Home

Sacred Crossings Funeral Home is owned and operated by certified death midwives committed to reclaiming the sacred during the time of transition. We offer a full range of cremation and burial services, using natural products and non-invasive procedures. Our signature services are Home Funerals, Green Burials and Celebration of Life Ceremonies.


Sacred Crossings Institute 

The Sacred Crossings Institute offers death education for empowered living and certificate training programs for the Death Doula and Death Midwife. Our classes are open to anyone seeking deeper understanding of how to navigate the end-of-this-life journey and care for a loved-one traveling theirs. Please visit the Institute page for a complete list of programs.


The Death Midwife

Bedside Services and Consultations

Death Midwife, Rev. Olivia Bareham is the founder of Sacred Crossings. She has been supporting, educating and guiding individuals and their families through the death journey for over 15 years and offers phone and video consultations by appointment.

“No one’s death comes to pass without making some impression, and those close to the deceased inherit part of the liberated soul and become richer in their humanness. ”

– Hermann Broch

The Advance Death Care Directive

Incredible Value!

A planning e-booklet for after-death care, funeral and disposition…

"Relieve your loved ones from making these difficult decisions, complete your directive today!"

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