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Funerals

The law on waiving parochial fees

In 2013 the Church of England brought in new legislation regarding parochial fees, and it's probably fair to say that ...

Death, Bodies and Changing Attitudes to Funerals Debated

A wide-ranging conference highlighting rapidly changing attitudes to death, bodies and ashes was held last month at the National Memorial ...

Death as a subject at school

This interesting article on the BBC News website shows how the conversation around death and dying continues to grow, globally ...

Life Events Ministry and GDPR

A Life Event service is a wonderful opportunity to show the warmth of God’s love, and to welcome those who ...

Blue Christmas idea tried and tested

Vicar interview in Funeral Directors’ Monthly

It's great to see former Funeral Celebrant of the Year winner the Revd Juliet Stevenson interviewed in the 2017 Christmas edition ...

More than paper – service sheets and lasting memories

Changes in printing technology means that producing a very special service sheet is now an  integral part of the funeral ...

How ‘Light a candle’ helped a dispersed family

    This vicar from Ely explains how the 'Light a candle' feature on the Church of England Funerals ...

How LED candles can help grieving families

In this video a vicar in Ely Diocese explains how LED candles can be helpful to children for remembering loved ...

Life events make special memories

I recently read a report which explored the psychology of memory and decision making:  it seems we make future decisions ...