Tag: Christian

  • Singleness around the world

    The growth of singleness and single living is one of the biggest societal changes over the last few decades. In some countries, such as Japan and Singapore, it is a major cause of concern why young people just seem happier to be on their own. ...

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  • Articles

    Why do single Christians struggle to fit in at their church? What are the best ways of making the most out of your single years?  The articles included here will attempt to provide the answers. In the first, Katherine Baldwin talks about feeling excluded ...

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  • Inspirational singles

    Jesus is the number one role model for singleness and, throughout history, single people have made a great contribution to society. In this section we feature interviews with our co-founder Jackie Elton, Anglican minister Kate Wharton and Christian Aid regional coordinator David King&...

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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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  • Online dating sites for Christians

    Of all the respondents who provided an opinion about their experience of using Christian dating sites: 1/4 said that other people on the site appear to be too 'evangelical' 1/2 said that they were not Christian enough 1/4 noted that 'Christian' is ...

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  • Marrying non-Christians

    Many respondents applied their understanding of the Bible – which is supported by experience of dating and marriage with subsequent divorce with non-Christians – to say they would never marry a non-Christian.    Some women, in particular, find it very hard that ...

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  • Who is most readily identified as single

    Church leaders and members were asked who they thought of as single in a Christian Research Ltd survey. The results showed that they perceive there to be ‘degrees’ of singleness – people who have never married would be seen as most single, as ...

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  • ... find a local group

    Here we list the local groups that (as far as we know) would welcome new members. As an organisation we offer this list as a service to you, but by listing them we have not checked them in any way and you should make your ...

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  • Contact us

    We welcome support and interest from anybody, whether you're single or not! Please indicate your support for single friendly churches by signing up to our monthly newsletter. If you're looking for materials to share, you can download our leaflet (which we are ...

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  • Our Patrons and people

    Patrons of Single Friendly Church  We are honoured that the following are our Patrons. Cardinal Vincent Nichols - Cardinal Archbishop of the Westminster, President of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, Chancellor of St Mary's University, Twickenham Archbishop John ...

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  • The Big Festivals - something for the single person

    Spring Harvest, Greenbelt and New Wine each have something for single people this year. We summarise what they have on offer. Please tell your single friends!

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