Re­mem­ber a loved one

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - COMMUNITY -

A HOSPICE is of­fer­ing be­reaved peo­ple the op­por­tu­nity to re­mem­ber loved ones at its an­nual Light up a Life ser­vices this fes­tive sea­son.

Be­reaved fam­i­lies of­ten find com­fort in a chance to re­mem­ber a loved one and this year Ren­nie Grove Hospice Care is of­fer­ing a choice of ways to do this.

Dur­ing the Light up a Life ser­vices there will be time for quiet re­flec­tion and a chance to light a can­dle in mem­ory of loved ones. There is also the op­por­tu­nity to ded­i­cate a light on the spe­cial Christ­mas trees at the ser­vices in mem­ory of friends or rel­a­tives.

While in­di­vid­ual lights are not named, once switched on, usu­ally as part of the ser­vice, the lights shine on in mem­ory through­out the Christ­mas pe­riod.

Com­mu­nity fundrais­ing man­ager at Ren­nie Grove Hospice Care Penny Cross­well said: “At­tend­ing a Light up a Life ser­vice can help bring com­fort at what for many can be a very dif­fi­cult time of year.”

Light up a Life pin badges will also be avail­able at ev­ery ser­vice and in hospice shops for a sug­gested do­na­tion of £2.

For more de­tails visit www.ren­niegrove.org/ lual.

Light up a Life ser­vices in Bucks will be held as fol­lows:

Flack­well Heath – Sun­day, Novem­ber 16, 6.30pm, as part of the com­mu­nity’s an­nual re­mem­brance ser­vice

Princes Ris­bor­ough – Sun­day, Novem­ber 30, 4pm in Duke Street Gar­dens. This ser­vice is or­gan­ised on be­half of the lo­cal com­mu­nity and Ren­nie Grove by the Ro­tary Club of Princes Ris­bor­ough. Call David Griggs at the Ro­tary Club on 01844 345 554 if you wish to have your name listed on a board dis­played at the ser­vice.

Bea­cons­field – Sun­day, Novem­ber 30, 4pm, at St Mary and All Saints Church. Carol singing from 3.45pm.

High Wy­combe – Sun­day, De­cem­ber 14, at 3.45pm at the Union Bap­tist Church fol­low­ing the Ren­nie Grove Hospice Care An­nual Ser­vice of Thanks­giv­ing at 2.45pm.

Tylers Green – Mon­day, De­cem­ber 22, 7.45pm, on The Common as part of Car­ols on The Common.

Prest­wood – Mon­day, Novem­ber 24, 7.15pm, Vil­lage Hall, Wy­combe Road.

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