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Funerals

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 ...

Sample data processing agreement

Users of the Pastoral Services Diary have requested a sample data processing agreement to use when collecting details of those involved ...

GraveTalk leads to new path for LLM

It’s not often my 12 year old son and husband are united in their response “Who spends their weekend thinking ...

Death on the mountains

Follow the link below for a theological analysis of a dramatic story in which an unexpected death turns a holiday ...

What makes ‘a good funeral’?

The Revd Helen Hancock, Team Rector of the Tolworth, Hook & Surbiton Team Ministry and Emma Sparre-Slater, Senior Funeral Director ...

Using Posada to build community over Advent

Originating in Hispanic countries to celebrate the nativity story, Posada is a period of time during Advent when figures from ...

Stepping into the unknown

Last week I was being royally treated by a diocese somewhere in England. Dire to the pressure of time between ...

Parochial Fees 2017

Fees for the occasional offices effective from January 1st, 2017

Being present, being there – live-streaming of funerals

I was in a traditional  English market-town church this Sunday, and as I scanned their weekly pew-sheet, I noticed that ...