Category Archives: Outreach

Surviving the Breakup




St Sebastian’s Parish Centre,

Nine Mile Ride, Wokingham 

A 4-Session Course on

Monday evenings at 8:00pm

29th October, 5th, 12th, and 19th November

Another of the successful award-winning short courses designed to provide information and support for anyone who is at any stage of separation or divorce. Topics covered include the emotions surrounding separation, the effect on the children, plus legal and financial information.

For further information please ring:

01344 761050

(9:00am – 3:00pm, Monday – Friday)

or email:





The Grave Talk Project

Grave Talk – What Is It All About?

Over the past year, groups of All Saints Church members have begun gathering together to talk about death. No, we haven’t lost our minds, become depressed or run out of things to say. We are trying out a recent Church of England project, designed as a form of ministry for those of all faiths and none, to encourage people to break down the taboo around death. This project is called Grave Talk.

The idea is to get us talking about our feelings around loss, our own death, grief, what a ‘good’ funeral means to us etc. The hope is that taking part in the discussion will get us thinking and talking to our loved ones about our feelings and our ideas about funerals.

Some people took a bit of cajoling to join the first group and most of us felt some level of trepidation and scepticism. What were we doing there, and why would talking about death be a good idea?

Despite all our doubts within a matter of minutes there was a buzz of conversation and laughter running through the room. In fact, people were so keen, it was difficult to bring the session to a close. Now we get people asking when the next session will be.

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