Seriously Messy - Remembering

As the UK enters the week when we hold Remembrance Sunday, to commemorate the contribution of British and Commonwealth military and civilian servicemen and women in the two World Wars and later conflicts, we also hear that services to remember loved ones are growing faster than any other kind of service. For some, talking about dying matters can be so difficult that it is avoided and sometimes surpressed.

Seriously Messy: Making space for families to talk together about death and life

by Joanna Collicutt, Lucy Moore, Martyn Payne and Victoria Slater Supports church communities in talking about death and loss Buy now Sample pages

The hidden story behind our Messy teams

Some Messy Church events are sadder than others and it's never easy when a member of the team dies. But God is in the difficult times as well. Rev Alison Bennett in Basingstoke shared this moving story of June: