Blue Christmas service in Comox Dec. 15

Blue Christmas service in Comox Dec. 15

While jingling bells and festive holiday lights bring great joy to many in the holiday season, for some dealing with loss, sadness or great challenges, it can be a very difficult and lonely time.

If you are finding this holiday season a difficult one, the Comox United Church and Comox Valley Hospice Society invite you to the annual Celebrate a Life and Blue Christmas Service on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 2 p.m. at the Comox United Church, located at 250 Beach Dr.

The Blue Christmas/Celebrate a Life service offers a special place where people may come to reflect and remember in a place of comfort and healing. The service is designed to support those who are grieving the death of a loved one or friend, a broken relationship, loss of employment, failing health, or some other circumstance that makes this time of year difficult to handle.

This gentle time of support is accompanied by music and readings. Those wishing to honour loved ones may hang a tag on the memorial tree and light a candle in remembrance. Friends and family are invited to attend. The service is non-denominational and welcomes all.

If you are unable to attend the service, the Comox Valley Hospice Society invites you to stop by their offices beginning Dec. 17, 10 a.m.—3 p.m., to place a tag in memory of a loved one on the memorial tree.

For more information, call the CV Hospice Society at 250-339-5533.