For individuals

Examen for Covid-19 lockdown

We've reimagined the daily examen for single people during the covid-19 pandemic, to focus on relationships, connection and separation. We hope you will find this a source of encouragement during moments of isolation.

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Be social: local groups and events

There are 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. If you are inspired to set up a group of your own, we can show you how.

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Single living: how to thrive and flourish

Resources covering various aspects of being single, from tackling loneliness to practical matters such as housing, guidance on adopting and fostering as a single person, and living a full single life.

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Surviving family-focussed times

There are certain times of the year that single Christians tell us that they can feel most lonely.  Through the year, they cover Valentine's Day, Mothers Day, going on holiday, attending Christian Festivals and Christmas. 

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Dating for the first time or again

Interested in finding a partner for life? We cover only a few specific issues, such as why dating is changing, online dating, how to begin to date again. If you want more, then we recommend the Christian Connection blog.  A great list of resources that others have found helpful can be found on the Engage-MCMP website.


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Christian teaching about singleness

Because life was very different in Jesus’ time – most people married in their late teens and lived and worked as part of a self-supporting extended family – there’s little in the way of ready resources in the Bible for today’s single Christians to draw on. However, there are lots of excellent books and resources out there about Christian singleness, dating and living well as a single Christian.

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