National Children's Memorial Day



First Unitarian Church
809 S. Fourth St. • Louisville, Kentucky 40203
At the corner of 4th & York – parking is adjacent to the church

4:00 – 6:30 p.m. Healing Space
The community is invited to make Luminaries in memory of children (of any age) who are deceased to celebrate the light they have brought to and that they continue to be in our lives. Participants are encouraged to bring pictures and other mementos of their child that together with the Luminaries, will create an area of quiet remembrance, gratitude and reflection through the afternoon.
6:45 p.m. Remembrance and Candle Lighting Ceremony
The community is invited to a Candle Lighting Memorial coinciding with similar celebrations in every time zone across the globe. Names of all children will be read throughout the afternoon and again during the Candle Lighting Ceremony.

Registration is preferred by calling the Hosparus Health Grief Counseling Center at 502-456-5451, or by registering online here.

If you are unable to attend:
You are invited to request a luminary be made in celebration of your child and/or submit a child’s name to be read in the Healing Space. Luminaries will be mailed to those families who provide their complete mailing address. Contact the Grief Counseling Center at 502-456-5451, or email:,

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