Religious and spiritual support - Rutland
There are many sources of spiritual support in Rutland, both for people who are preparing for end of life and for those who are left behind.
At a time when few things make sense anymore, spirituality and religion can offer great solace and help you stay in touch with a supportive community. It can help you find purpose and direction and it can also help reduce feelings of isolation and loneliness. Speaking to others within your faith can help you place the challenges you face in context with your faith and enable you to move to a point where you can accept what is happening in your life.
Use the following links to find a list of useful contacts for faith-based support that is available in Rutland. There are many organisations that can help you as a wide range of faiths are very well supported in both counties.
Organisations that offer faith-based support in Rutland
Baptist Church, Oakham
T. 01572 724 990 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Buddhist Vihara, Leicester
0116 282 5003
Casterton Church of England
Church of England - Great Casterton, Little Casterton, Pickworth, Tickencote
A faith-based, mental health charity working predominantly with those from an Islamic faith, but no-one is disregarded if they are from a different background.
Jewish Bereavement Counselling Service
Charity offering counselling support to the Jewish community following bereavement, including those with a close connection to a Jewish person e.g. partner
0208 9513881 or email email@example.com
Church of England - Ketton, Collyweston, Tinwell, Easton
Church of England - Lyddington, Caldecott, Bisbrooke, Stoke Dry, Glaston, Harringworth, Seaton (with Thorpe-By-Water)
Methodist Church, Stamford Group
Methodist Church - Empingham, Ketton, Rhyall
Muslim Bereavement Support Service
Support specialists, either on the phone or face to face at an appropriate community venue. Female volunteers.
0203 468 7333 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Muslim Youth Helpline
National charity providing emotional support at the point of crisis and signposting to the young Muslim community
0800 808208 or email email@example.com
North Rutland Benefice
Church of England - Cottesmore, Barrow, Burley, Clipsham, Exton, Greetham, Stretton, Thistleton
Church of England
Oakham, Market Overton, Ashwell, Braunston, Brooke, Egleton, Hambleton, Langham, Whissendine, Teigh
01572 7240007 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Oakham Team Ministry bereavement support team
Offers telephone support if needed. Access via the parish office.
01572 724007 or email email@example.com
Quaker, Friends Meeting House, Oakham
Rutland Water Benefice
Church of England - Edith Weston, Empingham, Lyndon, Manton, North Luffenham, Pilton, Preston, Ridlington, Whitwell, Wing
Church of England - Ryhall with Belmsthorpe, Carlby, Essendine
Sikh Community Centre, Leicester
0116 276 9297
Sikhism, Sri Guru Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Peterborough
St Joseph’s Catholic Church
St Joseph’s Catholic Church, Oakham
The Sikh Helpline
A point of contact for members of the Sikh community in dealing with a range of issues. The helpline is a listening service which is available to everyone 24/7.
0845 6440704 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Church of England,
Uppingham with Ayston, Belton in Rutland with Wardley