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Reflections on ministry

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 ...

Thoughts for ministers during the first phase of the coronavirus crisis

We are offering these out of the work of a three-year project on trauma and tragedy in Christian congregations.

New funerals content on churchofengland.org

The national Church of England website www.churchofengland.org is incorporating more than 60 new pages of content from ...

Resources for an inclusive Mothering Sunday

At Home for Good we inspire individuals and churches to re-imagine the concept of 'family', recognising ...

A look back at the Summer 2019 funerals conference

At the beginning of June, over 120 clergy and lay leaders were joined by people working to support the bereaved ...

From stranger to friend: First encounters of faith journeys conference speakers

Wherever, and however we meet people, there are small things that make a big difference to how those new to ...

A Life Events Prayer for the Summer

Use this prayer any time you wish over the summer, for yourself and all your colleagues, who will be meeting ...

Death, bereavement and the media agenda

Films books, television,  magazines, YouTube; suddenly the media is alert to the fact that death changes the living. When someone ...

A Christmas Prayer for You

During the busy time over the Christmas season, Life Events continue. We offer this prayer, signed by Penelope Beschizza, for ...