Each year, The Sadie Rose Foundation participates in the Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candlelight Ceremony for families who have experienced the death of a child. This event is always held the second Sunday in December. This event is open to families who have experienced the death of a child of any age. Please pass this information on to anyone you know that might benefit from this ceremony.
Date: Dec 9th
Time: 7 p.m.
Location: Otterbein United Methodist Church 176 W Market Street Harrisonburg, VA 22801 (On the corner of West Market Street – Route 33 – and North High Street – Route 42.
Additional Details: We invite you to bring a photo and/or mementos of your child for the Memory Table. This year we have have traditional candles used for such ceremonies. Each family will have the opportunity to say their child’s name if they wish to do so. We will have a brief program with special music and readings. If you have something you would like to read or share, please contact Regina at 540-810-4351 by Dec 5th.
Please bring a snack to share. Drinks provided.
You are also welcome to submit a photo of your child to be included in the slideshow. You can email the photo, your child’s name and date of birth and date of death to Tanya at email@example.com.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact Regina at the number above.
For more information about the Compassionate Friends Worldwide Candlelighting Ceremony, click here.