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Funerals

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 ...

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 ...