As for meeting a nice partner – well, that would be the cherry on the cake!
Hopeful Girl is the singles/dating columnist for Woman Alive magazine.
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And who doesn’t know at least one married couple who met on an Oakhall (aka ‘Bloke Hall’! There are a number of events organisers and holiday companies on whose excursions you’ll meet people from a variety of churches.
Some companies, such as Network Christians, run trips and outings specifically for singles.
I’d love to see churches organising more inter-church social events.
Our churches are often isolated little islands, and more fellowship between congregations would be healthy for everyone, not just singles.
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Some are specifically for singles, while others are open to anyone, and they meet for pub lunches, walks, barbecues and outings. If you can’t find a local group, drop me a line on Facebook and I’ll try to help.
If there’s no group in your area (and goodness knows, I’ve tried and failed to find groups in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, so please tell me if you know of any), how about organising a meet-up yourself?
Within minutes, you can be chatting to people you might never otherwise encounter, even if you live down the road from them.