Death, Grief and Candles

Death, Grief and Candles

This coming Sunday, 1 November, is All Saint’s Day.

The origins of this sacred time, and of Halloween, are disputed and will probably continue to be disputed.

However, what is clear from early church evidence is that the first followers of Jesus often did stand out in their communities because of their conviction that death was not the final word.

This coming Sunday we will be exploring a little more deeply these difficult issues of death, grief and what it actually might mean to share the heart conviction that death is not the final word, while still being honest about the agony of losing someone you love.

There will also be space for people to light a candle for those who have died, either people close to them, or those people though history that are their ‘mentors’.

Everyone is welcome to join us.

Sally

Rev Dr Sally Douglas