Tilehurst Methodist Church
The following pages include information and also links to websites for support relating to different aspects of life to help you and your family adapt and cope at this moment in time as we are experiencing the impact of the Corona virus.
For those that have a formalised Christian belief: Meditation Monday: Soul Care for a Chaotic Covid-19 filled Lent
App (Android / iPhone) with daily support: Lectio 365 (24-7prayer.com)
For those that might like to meditate:
If you are struggling with stress and anxiety the NHS has a list of recommended mental health support groups helplines (nhs.uk).
Grief and bereavement can be difficult times in our lives and the following websites give information when our grief is impacted by the Corona Virus.
CRUSE (cruse.org) has a comprehensive set of resources specifically tailored to coronavirus. They include:
Additional sources of bereavement support can be obtained from the following organisations
GriefChat (griefchat.co.uk) is a safe space for grieving or bereaved people to be able to share their story, explore their feelings and be supported by a qualified bereavement counsellor. In addition to this, GriefChat can help bereaved people to consider if they need additional support and where to get this from.
Using GriefChat is free of charge and is open Monday-Friday, 9am-9pm (UK time) to grieving or bereaved people.
AtaLoss.org is a charitable movement of people across the UK who are passionate about enabling the bereaved to receive the support that they need - in easing the pain together. A simple search screen allows the person to enter key details (relationship to deceased, persons age, location) and see a list of appropriate local services.
Talking to children and young people about the Coronavirus.