Poetry

‘And what do you do?’ by David Buck
‘All in the end is harvest’ by Agnes Whitaker, from Dawn Allan
‘Autumn house-cleaning’ by Milton Crum
‘Downsizing’ by Milton Crum
‘Faces’ by David Buck
‘Honest words’ by David Buck
‘Hospice communion’ by David Buck
Hospice poetry selection 2013 Conference poetry workshop
‘Lament’ by David Buck
‘No poetry’ by David Buck
‘Not speaking of God’ by David Buck
‘Some day, life will get better’ by Larry S. Chengges, from Dawn Allan
‘The Mask’ by Dianna Brendle, submitted by David Vonberg
‘The Sunday after Ascension’ by David Lyall, from Andy Edmeads
‘The Way of things’ by Tom Gordon
‘The World will be Different’ by David Buck
‘This time’ by David Buck
‘When things don’t fit’ and other poems by David Buck
Weston Poems submitted by Karen Murphy

Prayers

For memorial events

Prayers These prayers have been used at memorial events.

Commendatory prayers

Commendatory Prayers by David Buck. NB ready-to-print A5 format
Commendatory Prayers and readings by Mike Rattenbury. NB ready-to-print format
Roman Catholic prayers for the dying submitted by Vanessa Appleton.

Other prayers

The following prayers have been submitted by AHPCC members.
‘Sometimes I need…’ by Dawn Allan
‘When it’s our time’ by Dawn Allan
‘When the past crowds in’ by Dawn Allan

Hymns

Suggested hymns This is a list of hymns known to have been used in memorial events.

The following are hymns that have been composed by AHPCC members

specifically for memorial events, and set to well-known tunes.
‘Lights of Love’ by Judy Davies
‘Names remembered, lives recalling’ by Judy Davies
‘The Day of our Epiphany’ by Tom Gordon
‘The Faces of God’ a Trinity Sunday hymn by Tom Gordon
‘We bring our thanks’ by Judy Davies
‘We come with thanks to celebrate’ by Judy Davies

We’ve also had some new songs recommended to us from Jubilate Hymns

Click on the links for both the lyrics and live recordings. Worth a listen!
‘Oh sisters and brothers’ by Joel Payne, (c) RESOUNDworship.org.
‘There’s a time for tears’ by Sam Hargreaves, (c) RESOUNDworship.org.