Churches Covid-19 Loss and HOPE Remembering The Bereavement Journey

Day of Reflection 3rd March 2024

AtaLoss is delighted to be providing signposting on the Day of Reflection, which has moved to the first Sunday of March in line with the recommendations of the UK Commission on Covid Commemoration.  This year the Government is backing the delivery of the day, which will include a minute’s silence at midday. The day is […]

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 […]

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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 Remembering The Bereavement Journey

Bereavement charity recruiting a Christian ‘army’ of volunteers to bring hope to the bereaved

Loss & HOPE, a coalition formed to encourage and equip Christian communities to support the bereaved, is calling for an ‘army’ of volunteers to help with the national relief effort now required to support bereaved people due to the coronavirus pandemic. As this article was published (Dec 2020), the number of UK Covid-related deaths had […]

Click below to listen to Jane Oundjian, creator of The Bereavement Journey®, interviewed on Premier Christian Radio talking about how churches can support the bereaved.

The Bereavement Journey

MBE for creator of The Bereavement Journey

We're delighted to announce that the Queen has awarded Jane Oundjian, creator of The Bereavement Journey®, an MBE!  The Bereavement Journey® is a tried and tested 6 session support course for the bereaved, now being encouraged by Loss and HOPE as a nationwide church response to the pandemic. Jane, a trustee of, supported hundreds of bereaved people over 23 years by running the course at HTB, and it is now being offered online and supporting people across the world.