One to remember: Memorial Meetings over Zoom more than ‘making the best of it’, says Carole Thomas

‘The experience greatly exceeded my expectations – certainly my context of sadness.’

‘There followed an incredibly moving and emotional succession of ministry.’ | Photo: Chris Montgomery on Unsplash

‘Good morning, good afternoon, good evening’ sounds like an opening line to a comedy gig, but it was my welcome to a Memorial Meeting for Worship on Zoom, for an attender at Sheringham Meeting who died unexpectedly in the autumn. I am the Friend appointed and entrusted by Sheringham Friends to organise funerals and Memorial Meetings for Worship. I wanted to write this article to share how the pandemic has confined us in physical terms, but given us freedom to connect in a virtual space.

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