Tag: Being single

  • Gender differences in church

    Men's and women's experiences of being single, and their attitudes and views, are often different. However, the ages interact strongly with some differences, and shed light on the kinds of reason that might underlie the gender differences. Men manage being single less well ...

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  • Age and single Christians

    Single adult Christians experience major changes at church  at the ages of 30, 45 and 60. After testing different age points, it became statistically clear that these are the change points for single Christians in their expectations and experience of their faith and ...

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  • Gender differences by age

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  • Being Christian while single

    Compared with their non-Christian friends, Christians said that they had a greater purpose and direction in life with increased well-being, greater social support and release from societal pressures. Single adults described the day-to-day positives of being a Christian single person – ...

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  • Church audit

    Clergy report that they are often unaware of the relative numbers of those who are married, single or single parents. A church audit will highlight if your congregation is representative of  the area and also the relative proportions of married and single people. Establish ...

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  • Representative congregations

    By using the Office for National Statistics data you can determine the marital status of those living in your parish or area and identify if your congregation is representative or not. First, we include a definition of single and distinguish between 'being single' and 'feeling ...

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  • Our mission and history

    We didn't mean to start a campaign towards a single friendly church. But, when Christian Connection founder Jackie Elton conducted a survey among single Christians about their experiences of church, she received more than 3,000 responses. The results showed that the church needed ...

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  • Addressing a Deanery Synod

    On 25 November 2015 Dr David Pullinger, Director Single Christians, was invited to address a meeting of the Amersham Deanery Synod.  Here are 10 points made in the presentation and in response to the questions asked at the end.

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