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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Love and Loss on Mothering Sunday 2021

Mothering Sunday, or Mother’s Day as it’s popularly known, is a really big day for families. Under normal circumstances, retailers sell ...

Christian ‘army’ of volunteers needed to bring hope to the bereaved

Loss & HOPE, a coalition formed to encourage and equip Christian communities to support the bereaved, are calling for ...

A nation in mouring – media report by Co op Funeralcare

This media report released by Co op Funeralcare in July 2020 offers insight into the 'grief pandemic' growing in the ...

Funerals: an immediate concern

The culture around funerals has changed significantly in the past couple of decades. We have seen the emergence of ...

Bereavement care during Covid-19 pandemic

The Revd Canon Thomas Woodhouse has supported Church of England Life Events with consultancy through its Funerals Working Group for ...

Bereavement care after stillbirth and infant death

Stillbirth and infant death can still stop even the toughest of us in our tracks. The death of a baby ...