Upcoming Events

Guernsey Sands August Community Meet

Wednesday 14 August 2019; 7.30 - 9.30pm / St Stephen's Community Centre Meeting Room

Guernsey Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) has a local support group who can offer emotional support and practical help if your baby has died during late pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards.

Our friendly and relaxed monthly community meets are an opportunity for bereaved parents, relatives and close friends to meet with others who have been through a similar experience.

We aim to meet every month from 7.30pm-9.30pm. You are more than welcome to turn up on the day but if you wish, you can confirm your attendance by phone or email.

The August meet is on Wednesday 14 August at St Stephen’s Community Centre Meeting Room.

m: 07781 103435
e: [email protected]

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Guernsey Sands September Community Meet

Wednesday 11 September 2019; 7.30 - 9.30pm / St Stephen's Community Centre Meeting Room

Guernsey Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) has a local support group who can offer emotional support and practical help if your baby has died during late pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards.

Our friendly and relaxed monthly community meets are an opportunity for bereaved parents, relatives and close friends to meet with others who have been through a similar experience.

We aim to meet every month from 7.30pm-9.30pm. You are more than welcome to turn up on the day but if you wish, you can confirm your attendance by phone or email.

The September meet is on Wednesday 11 September at St Stephen’s Community Centre Meeting Room.

m: 07781 103435
e: [email protected]

Guernsey Sands Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Walk 2019

Sunday 13 October 2019; Time TBC / TBC

SAVE THE DATE

We are planning on holding a Guernsey Sands Pregnancy & Infant Loss Remembrance Walk on Sunday 13 October during Baby Loss Awareness Week 2019 (9th-15th).

Details of the time and location are to be confirmed but we wanted you to put the date in your diary as soon as possible.

This is a lovely opportunity to bring together family and our community to celebrate our babies.

If poor weather an alternative location will be chosen to meet, please check this page for updates on the day.

For more information please email [email protected].

Guernsey Sands Community Wave of Light 2019 (online event)

Tuesday 15 October 2019; 7.00 - 8.00pm / N/A

Each year the 9-15 October is Baby Loss Awareness Week which finishes on October 15 with the global ‘Wave of Light’.

This event is an online Guernsey Sands Community Wave of Light for 2019 so if you wish to take part in this global event but from the comfort of your home with a supportive group.

If you’d like to take part in the Wave of Light, simply light a candle at 7pm on Tuesday 15th October and join others across the globe remembering the babies who lit up our lives for too short a time.

Please do take a picture of your candle burning and post it in this event.

For more info on Baby Loss Awareness Week go to their website.

Please join us at our Pregnancy and Baby Loss Awareness Walk on Sunday 13 October.

Guernsey Sands October Community Meet

Wednesday 16 October 2019; 7.30 - 9.30pm / St Stephen's Community Centre Meeting Room

Guernsey Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) has a local support group who can offer emotional support and practical help if your baby has died during late pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards.

Our friendly and relaxed monthly community meets are an opportunity for bereaved parents, relatives and close friends to meet with others who have been through a similar experience.

We aim to meet every month from 7.30pm-9.30pm. You are more than welcome to turn up on the day but if you wish, you can confirm your attendance by phone or email.

The October meet is on Wednesday 16 October at St Stephen’s Community Centre Meeting Room.

m: 07781 103435
e: [email protected]

Guernsey Sands November Community Meet

Wednesday 13 November 2019; 7.30 - 9.30pm / St Stephen's Community Centre Meeting Room

Guernsey Sands (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society) has a local support group who can offer emotional support and practical help if your baby has died during late pregnancy, at birth or shortly afterwards.

Our friendly and relaxed monthly community meets are an opportunity for bereaved parents, relatives and close friends to meet with others who have been through a similar experience.

We aim to meet every month from 7.30pm-9.30pm. You are more than welcome to turn up on the day but if you wish, you can confirm your attendance by phone or email.

The November meet is on Wednesday 13 November at St Stephen’s Community Centre Meeting Room.

There will be no community meet in December due to holding our Lights of Love event on the 6th December, so at the November community meet we will be making our tree tags for Lights of Love and other Christmas themed memorial ornaments.

m: 07781 103435
e: [email protected]

Lights of Love Service 2019

Friday 6 December 2019; 7.30 - 9.00pm / St Saviour's Church

Guernsey Sands is holding its seventh annual Lights of Love service in December 2019 on Friday 6 December at St Saviour’s Church from 7.30pm.

This Christmas service is for all who have been deeply touched by the death of a child, at any age or stage of the child’s life and is an opportunity to honour the loved ones no longer with us before we celebrate Christmas.

This candlelit service by Reverend Linda Le Vasseur includes Christmas carols, readings, musical entertainment, candle lighting, memorial roll call and tag hanging in honour of your loved lost one and a few mementoes of the evening followed by a light refreshment.

Children are welcome
This is a multi-denominational service.

Memorial Roll Call/Name Tag
Please email [email protected] if you would like a tag hung in your absence and/or any baby names to be included in the memorial roll call.

Event Help/Readings
If you are interested in helping organise the event or would like to hear a specific reading or do a reading, please email [email protected].