Funerals

Funerals

We are here to support bereaved families arrange a funeral service or burial of ashes.

To make an enquiry about a funeral matter, please contact us.

Funeral specific advice from the Church of England

There are many important questions that get asked a lot. Church of England Funerals is the national website that deals well with issues including:

Ongoing care from your parish church

An important part of a funeral within the Church of England is that hope is at the centre; and that our care for the bereaved reaches out into the future. We try to match what we offer with what you need, but as a minimum we will:

  • visit you at least once after a funeral you arranged,
  • help you understand how the burial site is managed in the first year and longer term.
  • signpost you to useful resources including using our churches in grief, for space, or reflection.
  • invite you to one or more special events in the year after the death