Grief Programs & Events
Hospice Sabbath, held during National Hospice Month, is a time for recognizing those who have passed, and their caregivers. A white rose is used to symbolize everlasting love, peaceful transitions, and a focus on living a meaningful life. If you are worshiping in-person, consider placing one in your sanctuary.
There is not an “official” Hospice Sabbath service, but there are plenty of options for you to integrate Time of Remembrance into your services, whether they are in-person services, online, or both.
- The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) has created assorted readings, prayers, and songs that provide an excellent template for a Hospice Sabbath program. Click here to view this program.
- Click here to download church bulletin inserts you can print.
- Feel free to share this video with your congregation on your website or social media channels: Hospice Sabbath Video.
If you have questions or need more information, please email us by clicking here.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we work, how we live, and especially how we grieve. We can change some things, like how we shop, or how we engage others face-to-face through social distancing. But grief doesn’t change. If you’ve recently lost a loved one, you well know that the grief you’re facing is real, and nothing about COVID-19 is changing that. Click here to learn about resources we’re putting online to help.
We are selling a special luminary that includes a die-cut image of a rose on the bag, and includes an LED tea light. Join others to honor all who have passed by lighting your luminary on Dec. 3rd. Commemorative rose ornaments are also for sale.
All orders will be shipped and shipping is included in the price.
- $10 for the luminary kit (bag and 1 LED tea light), add $5 for loved one’s name to be added (max of 2 names)
- $20 for the ornament, includes one inscription on back
$25 for both without inscriptions
$30 for both with inscriptions
Luminary orders must be made by November 23, 2020. Ornament orders must be made by December 13, 2020. Click here to place your order.