This event is sponsored by the Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie, Erie, PA

WHEN: Sunday, March 15, 2020 at 2 PM – 4 PM

WHERE: The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie on Perry Highway.

WHO: Our discussions are open to all adults, RSVP is requested, please arrive promptly. Our building is wheelchair accessible.

WHAT: The Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Erie will hold a Death Cafe on March 15th from 2 til 4, where people are invited to discuss death while sipping teas and eating cake. The group-directed, casual discussion of death without an agenda or objective will be conducted in a respectful and confidential space. The Death Cafe is open to the public, but registration is appreciated at

Following the guidance of, we will meet to have tea and cake and talk about death. This is not a chance to sell anything or convince others of your (or our) beliefs.

Death Cafes are always offered:

  • In an accessible, respectful and confidential space
  • On a not for profit basis
  • With no intention of leading people to any conclusion, product or course of action
  • Alongside refreshing drinks and nourishing food – and cake!

To date 10247 Death Cafes have been held worldwide. These never involve agendas, advertising or set conclusions. Interesting conversations are guaranteed!

REGISTRATION: Although reservations are not required, they are requested so we can provide enough cake and tea for everyone.

Please register by emailing to:

MORE INFORMATION: Death Café was founded by Jon Underwood based on the work of Bernard Crettaz. Lizzy Miles was the first person to offer Death Café in the USA. For more information about its history, see The name “Death Cafe” is their creative work.