The first fortnight of November is a sober but important moment in the year when we allow ourselves to dwell just for a while on the subject of death. On Remembrance Sunday (10 Nov) we mourn those who have lost their lives in war, remembering especially those who chose to give their lives for the sake of others. On the previous Sunday (3 Nov) our 4 pm afternoon service of Commemoration was a chance to remember and give thanks for those we have loved and lost. Their names were read out as we commend them to God: we came forward and lit a candle as an act of prayer. We offer this quiet, meditative service especially to local residents and again welcomed residents from Inkerman House, which provides sheltered housing in Nevern Square. As in recent years, Inkerman generously provided food and drink after the service.