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Finding it difficult to meet the right person?

With 21 years of successfully introducing Christians we can open the right door for you

Dating Whilst in Lockdown

In the midst of the current Coronavirus situation our hearts particularly go out to people living on their own. You are much in our prayers.  The present state of social distancing, isolation and lock down does however give single people an unprecedented opportunity to connect with other singles.
Face to face meetings won’t be possible but that all important foundation of getting to know people and making friends can be built in these times by letter, phone calls, emails, skype, face time etc like never before.
NOW is the time to connect with others effectively and successfully.

Dating in Lockdown

The present state of social distancing, isolation and lock down as the Coronavirus situation continues does give single people an unprecedented opportunity to connect with other singles. The all important foundation of getting to know people and making friends can be built in these times by letter, phone calls, emails, skype, face time etc like never before.
 

Christian Dating with Friends1st

Welcome to Friends1st. Christian dating can be a very real challenge as you try and meet that special someone who shares your faith – but the good news is that we can help you particularly in these difficult times. When you join Friends1st you’re in safe hands. With verified members throughout the UK, including Northern Ireland, our personalised introduction service has successfully helped Christian singles find love for more than 21 years. We offer dating advice, holidays and events (in normal times) too. Just fill in the form now to find out if there are any Christian singles near you. It could change your life!

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because your future matters! Learn about our core principles, get an overview of membership, so that you can assess whether friendsfirst is the right organisation for you! Find out how different we are to other Christian dating sites in the UK.

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Watch this short video about friends1st because your future matters!

In this short video Katharine – the friendsfirst founder (and still hands-on Director), shares the friendsfirst story; outlines the friendsfirst core principles, and provides and overview of membership, so that you can assess whether friendsfirst is the right organisation for you!

We are completely different to most Christian dating sites in the UK and you’ll find out why in this video. Alternatively click here to read our full story.

Click here to watch Katharine’s message about making the most of the Coronavirus situation.

Discover if we have Christian members living close to you!

Christian Dating Advice

If you’re looking for Christian Dating Advice online you’ve come to the right place.

YouTube coachingSubscribe to our YouTube channel to get weekly coaching on how to be successful in finding your Christian soulmate.

Monday night Webinar – Join Katharine on any Monday evening at 7pm for our ‘How to go about meeting a soulmate who shares your faith in the 21st Century. Click here to register.

Video Advice – Sign up for our free 4-part course and learn how to meet other Christians close to you.

PodcastListen and share the friends1st’s dating coaching podcast series.

Christian Dating Resourcing
BlogFollow our blog for articles on dating, romance and how to meet other men and women who share your faith – and ultimately a wonderful Christian partner.

Full of wit and words of wisdom.

Email – Receive wise thoughts and guidance by email about how to be successful on your dating journey. Click here to sign up

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Our Latest Testimonial

“My initial conversation was very friendly and reassuring; also the fact that the team are actually involved in supporting members is good. Having photo shoot was a fun bonus I didn’t know about so makes it seem a more serious approach. I spoke to Jo who was very bright and positive; she answered all my queries and doubts”

(Helen from London)
Date received: 25th November 2020

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More about

our service

friends1st provides an offline Christian Dating and friendship service that simply and effectively connects single Christians across the UK and Ireland in a way that encourages and helps them to make new friends and ultimately find someone special.

We have dedicated staff devoted to doing everything they can to ensure every member is successful whatever their individual circumstances. As a member you will benefit from our caring, hands-on approach and enjoy our whole-hearted commitment to helping you find your soul mate.  CLICK THE PLAY BUTTON on the cartoon to the left or above to watch a brief overview of what we do. Or Scroll up the page and watch our founder (Katharine Gray) introducing friends1st and telling you all about the off – line Christian dating service we provide. Alternatively click the button below the video to schedule an exploratory phone call with one of our team at a time that is best the most convenient to you.

FED UP of on-line dating sites and apps? Here's how we do CHRISTIAN DATING differently

Off line

Our service is off-line

Our membership and introduction ‘Christian Dating’ service is provided entirely off line. You can call it old fashioned or you can sigh with relief that you’ve found a truly personal, interactive and effective way of meeting other single Christians.
Genuine Members

Genuine Members

We only accept genuine Christians as members so if that’s what you’re looking for you’ll be in the right company with us.
Expert support

Expert support

“It ain’t what you do, it’s the way that you do it, and that’s what gets results.”  We don’t solely introduce Christians to each other – we provide tools, education, coaching and support to make sure you’re doing the right things in the right way. That’s what gets results! Check out our RESOURCES tab – many of them are FREE and available for everyone.
Commitment

Commitment

Both yours, other members and ours. You won’t find ‘here today, gone tomorrow’ members on our books. Just real genuine Christians who are truly committed to finding new friends and the right partner.

Read the stories of some of our wonderful couples who met through our Christian dating introduction service

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Enter your details below to learn how NOT to commit any of the 7 common relationship sins. Then you can start making great progress in meeting new people.
 
 

Christian Singles Events

We run Christian singles events throughout the UK. They are a great opportunity to meet and mingle with other single Christians in a relaxed environment. We aim to make them easy to get to by public transport or car.

These events are open to members and past members, and some of our success stories are from people who met each other at one of our events! We look forward to meeting you.

Christian Dating Resourcing

Click here for our Corona Virus events update.

Christian Holidays For Singles

Would you like to go on a Christian holiday for singles? This is a great way to meet other Christians and enjoy getting to know them while taking part in shared and enjoyable activities – all set in beautiful surroundings.

Open to members and non-members alike our Christian Holidays have been popular for many years.​

Click here to find out about our next holiday.

Christian Dating Resourcing

Click here for our Corona Virus events update.

 

Discover if we have Christian members living close to you!

Genuine Members

Genuine Members

We only accept genuine Christians as members.

 

Off line

Offline

We offer a truly personal, interactive and effective (and safe) way of
meeting other single Christians in real life. Our members are matched and
sent each other’s profiles through the post or electronically through our members-only app.

Expert support

Expert support

As a member you will benefit from our caring, hands-on approach and enjoy our whole-hearted commitment to helping you find your soul mate.  

Our Latest Testimonial

“My initial conversation was very friendly and reassuring, also the fact that you’re actually involved in supporting is good… having photoshoot was fun bonus I didn’t know … so makes it seem more serious approach. I spoke to Jo who was very bright and positive, she answered my queries /doubts without sounding like a sales pitch!”

(Helen from London)
Date received: 25th November 2020

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Can We Help?

To find out if we are a good fit for your needs – click HERE to take our survey

 

A few of our successful couples who’ve shared their stories with us

Read the stories of some of the wonderful couples who met through Friends1st

Discover if we have Christian members living close to you!

“I am pleased to inform you that I met Ian from Friendsfirst and things are going very well between us. He is going to move down from Cambridge to my […]

(Juliet, Nurse)

Congratulations Katharine…. I am delighted for you. I am praying that I will meet a good Christian man one day.  I have been widowed for 11 years .  All in […]

(Janine 40 widowed writer)

Really liked the advice in the Top Tips Book – wished he had come across it a long time ago!

(James 48 Bantry)

“Hi Jackie  Thanks for sending me the beautiful brochure for friends first. It is very inspiring and eye catching. I like the way that it feels you are opening up […]

(Rosemary 56 divorced)

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