Funerals

A CHURCH FUNERAL

A funeral is used to mark the end of a person’s life here on earth. Family and friends come together to express grief, give thanks for the life lived and commend the person into God’s keeping. These can be a small, quiet ceremony or a large occasion in a packed church. Everyone is entitled to a church funeral regardless of whether they attended church or not.

If you are arranging a funeral in the first instance you should contact a local funeral director who will then guide you in the subsequent arrangements you need to make.

In many cases, arranging a funeral keeps people so busy that they don’t feel their loss fully until afterwards.

Grieving is natural and important, and it may take a long time. Many people find that others who have lost a loved one can offer valuable comfort and support. You may find the funeral services prayers and readings a comfort.

St Martin’s holds twice yearly memorial services to remember those who have passed away and you may find it helpful to attend.

The church is also open one day in the week prior to Christmas to allow time to sit and remember loved ones. more here

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Vicar

Revd. Bridget Baguley
Mobile: 07702 456906
Landline: 0115 840 6454
bridget.baguley@cantab.net

 

Curate

Revd Jane Walker
Mobile: 07935 309183
rev.janew@virginmedia.com

Wardens

John Day 0115 952 6995 john.day@ntlworld.com

Paul Murden 07946 411882 paulm1948@yahoo.com

 

Readers

Lesley Cohen 07789 935443 lescohen@tiscali.co.uk

Church Secretary

Jackie Hunt
Church Office (within Church)
Trevose Gardens
Sherwood
Nottingham NG5 3FU
07432017862
Open Wednesdays 10am-12pm office.stmsherwood@gmail.com

 

Website links

Southwell Diocese

Deanery

Church of England

Worship Together

Christians against Poverty

 

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