Dying to Know Month

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The month of August encompasses Dying to Know Day, a national campaign which aims to encourage discussions around death, dying and bereavement. Through meaningful conversations, one can build a greater understanding of death enabling the fear associated with the topic to diminish. The campaign established through The Groundswell Project is based on the notion that to die well is to live well.

In partnership with Walkerville Uniting Church and Walkerville Council, throughout August, a series of events will be offered to the community, creating a space to have these meaningful conversations with the purpose to bring death into life.

Events include a community movie, ‘Death Makes Life Possible’ https://events.humanitix.com/matinee-movie followed by a Death Café style discussion over a light lunch after the movie https://events.humanitix.com/death-cafe.

Later in the month, Death Across Cultures Community Forum community members are invited to listen in a panel of four people of different faiths: Christian, Muslim, Hindu and Buddhist, to discuss their beliefs, customs and views about death.

Bookings are essential and can be made online. For further information contact: https://walkerville.ucasa.org.au/ or email admin@walkerville.ucasa.org.au or phone (08) 8342 5875.

 


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