Christians against Poverty
Make more of your money
Join our free money budgeting CAP course
as recommended by Martin Lewis
2 hrs a week at 7.30pm, May 2,9,16St John’s Church Hall, Waterloo Road Crowthorne RG45 7NT
To book your place
Tel: 01344 750196/761521
Wednesday 25th April St Mary’s Datchet SL3 9JW
A day conference to look at the relationship between the Church and the Traveller Community.
To book a place contact Eventbrite : https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/travelling-togethertickets-44019626889
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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