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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 ...

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 ...

Stepping into the unknown

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

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 ...

Specialist care at funerals wins award

A Church of England priest has won a national award for her outstanding contribution to work on helping make funerals ...

GraveTalk on Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour

This report on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour is recorded in the parish of Darfield, Barnsley, as a GraveTalk session is in ...