Be social: local groups and events

Social activities are a great way of engaging with people and exploring your faith with others who are like-minded. There are many events and organisations around the UK for single Christians – from informal meetups and cultural outings to walking groups and holidays. Most are inter-denominational and cover a wide age range. Whatever your interest, you will find a warm welcome and friendly atmosphere. 

In this section you will find a list of events and organisations for single Christians around the UK. We also provide advice on setting up a group of your own.

Events for single Christians

Events are great for socialising, sharing common interests and trying something new.  In this section we feature news on up-and-coming events around the country, plus information about Christian holidays, groups and activities.

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Local groups for single Christians

Joining a group can be a rewarding way for single Christians to forge new friendships and relationships. There’s a wide variety of groups and organisations around the country offering activities to suit different interests and age groups, from informal dining and games evenings to day trips and cultural outings. Take a look and see how you can grow your social network.

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Why not start your own local group?

If there are no groups in your area for single Christians, it’s worth considering starting one of your own.  This is not as hard, or as daunting, as you might imagine. You just have to be clear about what you want to achieve. This section sets out and guides you through the various options.

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An informal monthly meetup

Do you experience a sinking feeling as you go home alone from a church service? Then you are not the only one. A popular way of avoiding this is to get together for a meal after the service – you need to eat, so why not do it with others? It could be at a local pub/restaurant or in the church hall. Setting a monthly date and letting local churches know is a great way to start.

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Who should start a group?

Why not you? As a single Christian you will understand those who are in a similar situation. If you also possess good organisational skills, reliability and the capability to engage well with people, then you have what it takes to start or lead a group. Here we outline some of the personal and team qualities that will help you to succeed

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