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Funerals

Supporting Young People Through Loss

Pete English works as a school counsellor and as the project lead for ListeningPeople, from AtaLoss.org. ListeningPeople offers training and ...

Church Without Children: ways to offer support

Many churches run much needed support groups for parents and parenting. However, less visible are the involuntarily childless, who also ...

Reaching out with Robins

I feel genuinely heartbroken for all those who have been denied the opportunity to properly say goodbye to their loved ...

Podcast: working with Funeral Directors during the pandemic and beyond

The Church of England's Head of Life Events, Sandra Millar, joined independent funeral director and past SAIF President Jim Auld ...

Mourner’s Hope – a bespoke hymn gift from Carlisle Cathedral Chapter

The Life Events team is grateful to the Cathedral Chapter in the Diocese of Carlisle for sharing this specially-written hymn ...

Restricted funerals and their impact on grief

In 2019 about ½ million people died in England from a whole range of causes.  Most of them would have ...

Funerals and Bereavement Research Summary 2021

Since March 2020 the pandemic has dominated life, and death.
  • There have been many excess deaths.
  • Fear of death has ...

Formal prayers and Collect for use on March 23rd

A selection of prayers and Collect for use on or near the National Day of Reflection on March 23rd.   Follow ...

An Act of Prayer for individuals or households to mark 23 March: the beginning of the first lockdown

It may be appropriate for this Act of Prayer to take place in the evening. In a household, all may wish ...

Resources for the National Day of Reflection March 23rd 2021

These posters and prayer cards will help you publicise the National Day of Reflection on March 23rd. Read more about ...