Blue Christmas / Noël Blue
Wednesday, December 16, 2020 at 7:30 PM EST / 5:30 PM MST
Blue Christmas (sometimes called The Longest Night) in the Western Christian tradition, is a day in the Advent season marking the longest night of the year. On this day, some churches hold a service that honors people that have lost love ones and are experiencing grief. This worship service is traditionally held
on or around the longest night of the year, which falls on or about December 21th, the Winter Solstice.
The service often includes opportunities for expression of grief, pain and lament as well as an
opportunity to focus on the promise of hope.
In collaboration with the West Island United Churches, the ORA Loss & Living Program is presenting their
Blue Christmas / Noël Bleu virtual program. They invite you to enter this meditative space where grief, loss
and hope can be expressed freely and without judgment.
Register for this FREE event at: https://tinyurl.com/bleunoel
ORA Loss & Living Program - Fall Program 2020
ORA Loss & Living Program is an outreach initiative dedicated to helping individuals and groups move through grief and loss in order to lead full, and fulfilling lives. This includes exploration into ways of creating space for conversations around grief, sharing basic information and reassurance about loss, grief and change in a non-threatening, participative way, with sensitivity to those in challenging situations.
Check out their amazing Fall Program for 2020 and share with anyone
you think might be interested in these events.
For more info on their events/workshops or to register visit Eventbrite at: https://tinyurl.com/ORAloss
Note: The policy of the ORA Loss & Living Program is that financial hardship should never be an obstacle to participation. If you would like to discuss options about fees for events (sliding scale, sponsorships, etc.), please contact them at email@example.com.
Sara J. Cobb
Founder, My Grief Connection
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