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Funerals

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 ...

The role of ‘remembering’ on the journey to faith

As October draws to a close and November begins, the Church of England will see some of its largest congregations ...

Poppy prayers

This simple script for a prayer using poppies can involve everyone in prayers at a Remembrance service. Ensure as far ...

Ashes to ashes…and then what?

What happens to ashes after cremation?  How can the church help with the disposal of loved ones’ remains? June this year, ...

Cake and conversation – with Funeral Directors

On Friday June 9th 160 clergy and readers from the Church of England headed into the National Funeral Exhibition as ...

Ministry at Grenfell Tower

Rev Dr Gabby Thomas, a curate at St Mary with St Alban, Teddington. She writes here about the churches’ response ...

The Opportunity of Dying Matters Awareness Week

Dying Matters Awareness Week, May 8th-14th in 2017, raises an opportunity to help parishes and congregations feel more confident about talking ...

Life Events Branding Guidelines

Church of England churches can browse a wide range of high quality branded printed items such as cards, leaflets, and ...