Churches Loss and HOPE The Bereavement Journey

Loss and HOPE project receives funding from Benefact Trust

AtaLoss is thrilled to have been awarded £92,540 by the Benefact Trust to support the charity’s Loss and HOPE project for 3 years. The project trains and equips churches to provide bereavement support for their communities, in particular through the delivery of its acclaimed 7-session bereavement support programme, The Bereavement Journey®, which has already helped thousands […]

Churches Covid-19 Lament Loss and HOPE

National Day of Reflection 23rd March 2023

Thursday 23 March 2023 will mark the third National Day of Reflection.  Many will feel that the anniversary of this event marking the first day that the UK went into its Covid-19 national lockdown is an unnecessary distraction.  However, we like the many millions impacted by grief over the last few years know that this […]

Churches Loss and HOPE

Come and see us at the Christian Resources Exhibition!

We will be on Stand E8 at the CRE Sandown Park, Surrey, from 11th – 13th October. Do come and say hello and find out more about how your church can support bereaved people. Click here for your free ticket.

Churches Remembering

Knitted hearts

We recently met the Rector of St Martin’s Church, East Horsley at one of our Bereavement Friendly Church webinars and he told us about this lovely initiative. One heart is offered to the family of someone who has died, while one remains with the person who has died, creating a feeling of lasting connection. St. […]

Churches Lament

PREACH webinar recording

Hosted by Louisa Lockwood, Editor of Preach magazine with guest speakers: Cassius Francis from the Wesleyan Holiness Church and Loss and Hope, speaking on preaching and leading about grief; Katy Tutt, Project Manager at Loss and Hope, speaking on resources and courses available; Judith Brashaw of Oundle Baptist Church and Bereavement Team leader and specialist, […]

Churches Covid-19 Remembering

National Day of Reflection 23rd March 2022

In March 2021 on the anniversary of the first UK lockdown, people gathered across the country to reflect on the events of the previous year, and to remember those who had died. This year, Marie Curie is once again co-ordinating a day of events and activities to acknowledge the grief and loss of the past […]

Churches The Bereavement Journey

Wonderful guest feedback on The Bereavement Journey®

Thatcham Baptist Church have been running The Bereavement Journey®, and shared this super feedback with us, from a guest who benefitted from having a safe space to process their bereavement.

Churches Covid-19 The Bereavement Journey

Bereavement support: meeting a need

Recent research by the Church of England showed that 91% of people have experienced a bereavement in the past 5 years. Over 2/3rds think the church might be there for them with spaces and places and people. In this webinar, Head of Life Events Sandra Millar was joined by Katy Tutt, Loss and Hope Project Manager, […]

Churches Covid-19

New Bereavement Friendly Church webinar dates announced

As the restrictions we have been living under begin to be relaxed, more and more people who have been bereaved will be in need of support. Learn how your church can be even more welcoming, help those bereaved to feel comfortable in your worship, and share ideas for support activities with others at our Bereavement Friendly […]

Churches Covid-19 Remembering

National Day of Reflection 23rd March 2021

23rd March 2021 marks one year since the start of the first UK lockdown. During that year, more than 120,000 people have died with Covid-19 and many more from other causes, leaving millions bereaved, with restrictions affecting their ability to grieve as they normally would. Marie Curie, a charity supporting those who have received a […]