Burnham-On-Sea Bereavement Cafe support group launches
St Andrews Church will open its doors later this month to
the first meeting of the Burnham Bereavement Cafe.
a safe and welcoming space for anyone throughout the town and
area, it's targeted at all those have been affected by loss or
Sharon Eldergill said: "Burnham Bereavement Cafe is a meeting
place where people can come and drink tea, eat cake with others
who share the pain of loss, and the challenge of adapting to new
circumstances following the death of a loved one."
will be space for discussion, and exploring some of the issues
surrounding bereavement, or the opportunity to just sit quietly
cafe will be a support group, rather than a counselling service,
but is nonetheless staffed by volunteers from different walks
of life who have had training and experience to listen sensitively
and appropriately to some of the circumstances and feelings that
arise throughout the journey through bereavement towards a 'New
cafe meets for the first time on September 20th at 4pm for an
hour, and thereafter every third Sunday of the month at St Andrew's
Church in Victoria Street. Everybody is welcome to come and to
bring a friend if they would like to.
more information, contact Rev Sharon Eldergill on 07925 089698.