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Pastoral Care: Grief, Death & Dying

hotlines, guidelines and crisis intervention contacts; and support for pastoral care for children, tweens, teens, families, differently abled persons, elders and folks with memory concerns; including mindfulness, personal care and volunteer support

Children's Books

              Remember Me When...: Creating Memories to Last a Lifetime     Cover of You'll Find Me

Children's Book Lists

Teen & Adult Books

The Art of Dying     Beside Still Waters: Favorite Prayers, Poems, and Scriptures to Calm the Soul     From the Depths: Prayers for Grieving the Loss of a Partner                         Picture of The Lost Art of Dying     Pandemic Prayers     Prayers for Comfort and Encouragement     Texting Through Cancer          When a Friend Dies 2019     

Adult Book Studies

Download the Reader's Guide for Groups & Individuals

Create a “Death over Dessert” Club with this

Virtual Discussion Guide

 

Join the Dominican Friars Health Care Ministry of New York

for a year-long book study.

Blogs, Podcasts & Articles

On Being with Krista Tippett
Esther Perel
The Erotic Is an Antidote to Death

Taking Time to Grieve by UMC's Jody Thone includes Four Steps of Lament.

Webinars & Trainings

Mount Olivet Conference and Retreat Center invites folks to Tending to Ambiguous Losses in Uncertain Times led by Luther Seminary Professor Carla Dahl.

Thursday, November 12; 6:30-8:30 PM (CST)

Websites

What's Your Grief? Offers resources for coping with the death of particular family members or friends; online grief support courses; CEU for care-givers; and options for sharing personal grief.

COVID-19 Funeral Assistance from FEMA: FEMA will provide financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after Jan. 20, 2020. Applications will be accepted starting April 12. Please share this resource with loved ones of those who passed away of COVID and had a funeral at your church.