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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.

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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. […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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Prayer

A prayer on Valentine’s Day for those who have been bereaved

Dear God, On this Valentine’s Day, of chocolates, gifts and cards, We remember those who are grieving the death of someone they have loved. As some celebrate, help us to be sensitive to those who are hurting, To be aware of their needs and to share your love. May they know your comfort and hope […]

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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.

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Loss and HOPE

New Project Co-Leader appointed

We are delighted to welcome Reverend Cassius Francis to the Loss and HOPE team, as Project Co-Leader, Church Trainer & Resourcer, working alongside Katy Tutt, and we look forward to working with him. Cassius can be contacted on cassius@lossandhope.org Cassius tells us: “My experiences of bereavement have been through the deaths of family members, close […]

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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, […]

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Job Vacancy

Vacancy – Part-time Project Administrator

AtaLoss.org provides the UK’s signposting and information website for bereaved people. The charity established the Loss and HOPE project to encourage and equip churches in bereavement support. Churches are ideally placed to offer support to people within their communities who have suffered loss at any time but especially over the last year of the Covid-19 […]

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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 […]