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Loss, Grief and Care of the Bereaved
April 21 @ 9:45 am - 3:00 pm£10
“Blessed are those who mourn for they shall be comforted”
Saturday 21st April, 9:45am – 3:00pm.
St Mary’s Church Hall, Rectory Close, Harrington, Workington, Cumbria CA14 5PN
Led by Teresa Onions.
This day long workshop aims to provide a basic understanding of loss and the process of grief and look at ways in which bereavement support from a Christian community might be offered to those who have lost a loved one.
The workshop is open to anyone wishing to increase their basic understanding of loss and grief and seeking to better care for the bereaved. It will also be suitable for those who are developing bereavement teams within our churches and Mission Communities.
Timings of the day
9-45 – 10-00 Arrival and refreshment
10-00 – 10-15 Welcome and Introductions
10-15 – 11-15 Loss
11-15 – 11-45 Break
11-45 – 12-45 Grief
12-45 – 1-30 Lunch
1-30 – 2-45 Care of the Bereaved
2-45 – 3-00 Handouts, Resources, Evaluations, Close
Component Aim : To provide participants with a greater understanding of the universality, significance and forms of loss and in particular death, with opportunity to look at these from a faith perspective
Component Aim : To provide participants with a greater understanding of reactions to loss, looking at the nature and processes of grief
Care of the Bereaved
Component Aim : To provide participants with opportunity to explore ways in which caring responses can be offered in particular to those who have lost a loved one and to consider the development and evolving needs of bereavement teams /carers themselves