Working towards a Single Friendly Church

Becoming a Single Friendly Church is a journey. The best place to start is with our 5 Steps and using our audit tool to identify the areas in your church where changes should be made. There are many things to consider, below are some resources to help you in this process.

Online Workshops

We're running two interactive online workshops in March to look practically at how we become a Single Friendly Church. Wednesday 19th and 26th May, 11am.

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Singleness and church: Frequently asked questions

What’s the big deal about single people, and why should church leaders be concerned about them? We answer your questions.

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Ideas for Mothers Day

Many single people (and those married without children) say they find Mothering Sunday services a painful experience. How can you celebrate Mothers Day sensitively and acknowledge these issues?

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Is your congregation representative of the local area?

One in three adults in the UK is single. Does this reflect your local population? Here we show you how to use the Office for National Statistics data to determine the marital status of those living in your parish or area.

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Ideas for Christmas

Christmas can be a particularly difficult time for single people. How can you ensure single people are valued and included at Christmas?

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Using the word 'family'

Churches often have a strong focus on the family – but is it putting off single and childless people? 

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External resources on singleness

Our book and article recommendations on the topic of singleness in church, living a full life as a single Christian, and Christian dating.

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