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. 

Covid-19 Remembering

A Season to Remember webinar

There are few people who haven’t been touched by loss of some kind this year. In this webinar, broadcast September 24th 2020, Revd Canon Sandra Millar explored how we can still be there for people around All Souls’ Day, Remembrance Sunday and looking ahead to Christmas. This webinar provides practical advice for finding new ways […]


Loss and HOPE Covid-19 Response

In June 2020 we launched our Online The Bereavement Journey Support initiative, enabling churches across the UK to run the much acclaimed The Bereavement Journey course virtually, to help support the many thousands of grieving people at this time.  The project aims for at least one course to run in every city or county across the UK by Autumn 2021 and for […]


Loss and Hope Launch

Loss and HOPE was launched at Lambeth Palace on 5th March to a packed audience of key church leaders and influencers from across the UK. The project hopes to enable the Church to respond effectively to society’s increasing awareness of the need to support those who grieve. We hope to continue to share here news […]