We will host our annual Candlelight Ceremony December 8th at 7 p.m. at Sunrise Church of the Brethren in Harrisonburg. This event is in coordination with The Compassionate Friends’ Worldwide Wave of Light. This is to remember and memorialize children of any age who have died and for grandparents, parents, siblings, family and friends. To submit a photo for the remembrance slideshow, email a JPEG photo to firstname.lastname@example.org along with the name of the child you are remembering, their date of birth and date of death. We will also have a table for mementos. The ceremony will consist of several readings, a song, a brief presentation by Tammi Privott whose 16-year-old son, Matt, died in 2008, the slideshow and a time of candle-lighting for all who wish to participate. Please bring a snack to share following the ceremony. An RSVP is not required, but is helpful in our planning. To RSVP, scroll down this page to find the candlelight ceremony RSVP form. We WELCOME YOU with open arms. You’re not alone!
We also need volunteers to help set up and tear down for this event. If you are able to volunteer, please contact us.
Below is a photo of Sunrise Church of the Brethren and a few photos from previous candlelight ceremonies.