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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 ...

Last chance to nominate or enter the Good Funeral Awards!

Time is running out to nominate or enter the Good Funeral Awards - a fantastic opportunity to ensure the Church ...

Keep in touch with contacts by e-newsletter

One good way in which you can keep in touch with people who you meet through the occasional offices is by ...

Baby funeral bedtime story

Baby funerals are always difficult. In the service, I read the baby their last bedtime story from the actual story ...

A way to care for your local funeral director

While it's common for funeral directors to show their appreciation of those who officiate at funerals with Christmas cards, calendars ...

New prayer website

Justpray.uk encourages people to give prayer a try, with resources, live online prayers and links. Helpful for those ...

When children don’t come to the funeral

Some families don't feel able to bring young children to family funerals. When this happens, I ask if there is a ...

When there’s no body

I conducted a funeral service recently for a family where Grandma had left her body to medical science. The family ...

Monthly Memorial Service in accessible language

We have had a monthly memorial service in my parish for some years. As we take large numbers of funerals ...

Value of tweets/social media in eulogies

When visiting a family in preparation for a funeral, the deceased's daughter told me about the tweets she had posted ...