National Grief Awareness Week – churches providing bereavement support to their communities

In National Grief Awareness Week we are raising awareness of the role that churches are playing in the changing landscape of death and grief. Despite declining interest in funerals churches are experiencing huge interest when supporting people with grief. is again at the heart of National Grief Awareness Week this year providing signposting, and in the media.   You can help mark National Grief Awareness Week by spreading the word and making sure everyone in your community knows what you are doing to support bereaved people and that they can find support when they need it on
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We are regularly on radio and TV speaking about matters relating to bereavement. Below are some recent media articles we’ve been involved with.
Theos Think Tank Blog

A Grief Story: How churches can pave a path to healing

Premier Christianity Article

Less than half of people want a funeral when they die according to the latest research. But in moving away from looking death in the face, we may be hindering our long-term healing, says Yvonne Tulloch.

Evangelical Alliance Blog

For National Grief Awareness Week, Rev Canon Yvonne Tulloch shares her personal encounter with grief and why the support and signposting Christians are providing is so critical.

Audio of Religion Media Centre Briefing re Theos research

When it comes to supporting grief churches are very much wanted.  Listen to Yvonne explaining here at 41:50 onwards: