National Day of Reflection

On Wednesday 23rd March 2022, 11am-4.30pm, we will be taking part in The National Day of Reflection.

This is the second year that the event has run, and its purpose is simply to be a day to support the millions of people who’ve been bereaved during the pandemic and to reflect on the lives of those we’ve lost. Many people are still living with the deep trauma of losing loved ones during Covid-19 and being unable to properly grieve for them. The National Day of Reflection provides an opportunity to pause, reflect and support each other through grief, and to remember the family, friends, neighbours and colleagues who have died.

On 23rd March, the church will be open for private prayer throughout the day. There will also be a led time of reflection from 11.45am-12.15pm. This will include the 1 minute silence at 12 noon, which is being observed across the country.

There will also be a space for private prayer and reflection outside of the church.

Everyone who comes will be able to take away a gift of some sunflower seeds, which they can plant in memory of a loved one and then enjoy as they bloom later in the summer.

We do hope that you can join us on the National Day of Reflection as we take time to reflect and remember, and also extend support to those who are grieving.