Funeral and bereavement resources for ministers

These resources are designed for clergy and lay ministers in relation to funerals and bereavement.

Please note that these resources are being reviewed and updated in light of House of Bishops meeting of 9 June.

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Right now loss and grief have come into sharp focus. Everyone knows someone who is bereaved, but often people are anxious about what to do and say. Working with bereavement charities, including, the CofE has produced a short video with a simple message that is designed to help everyone feel confident that there is something they can do, even in the current situation.  Suitable for lay, ordained, churched and non-church people, the video can be used on social media, webpages to help people right now. 

Kate Bottley shares the Church of England's advice for supporting bereaved people during physical distancing

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