Guernsey Sands February Community Meet *EVENT CANCELLED*
Tuesday 16 February; 7.30 - 9.30pm / St Stephen's Community Centre Meeting Room
*In light of Guernsey currently being in lockdown and the cancellation of all events, we have to cancel our February Community Meet. We will keep an eye on advice provided by the States of Guernsey and the Public Health Service regarding future events. Thank you for your understanding.*
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 February meet will be at St Stephen’s Community Centre Meeting Room on Tuesday 16th.
m: 07781 103435
e: [email protected]
Guernsey Sands Wave of Light (online event)
Friday 15 October; 7.00 - 8.00pm / Guernsey Sands Community Facebook Group
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 2021 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 Friday 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 the Facebook Group Private Online event you will need to be a member of the Group to see this event) or the Facebook Page Public Online event.
Guernsey Sands Lights of Love Service
Friday 3 December; 7.30 - 9.00pm / St Saviour's Church
Guernsey Sands is holding its annual Lights of Love service on Friday 3 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 momentoes 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.
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]