Supporting bereaved people in a church or wider community is a privileged, but sometimes daunting task for church leaders and lay people. Whether you have many years of working in this area or are relatively new to it, and whatever your understanding of grief processes, we hope this section will be of help as you support those suffering the pain and heartache of loss.
Our recently produced training course for churches, ‘Bereavement Care Awareness’ will give you all the tools you need to support bereaved people in your local community. Find out more.
Articles on bereavement support basics
- Bereavement and society
- Bereavement and the church
- What to do when someone dies
- What to say on your first visit
- The funeral
- After the funeral