All Inclusive Membership Benefits

Our all inclusive membership features

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A handcrafted pen portrait of you (your profile)

Based on the information you supply on your application from, we will hand craft a personal profile about you allowing others to get to know the real you. This is the first impression other members will get of you so we work hard to ensure that it represents the unique you.

3 methods for others to contact you (telephone, email, letter)

All members are given a dedicated friendsfirst box number which enables members to write to each other without their addresses being made public. In addition you can choose to include an email address and telephone number on your profile – giving members other ways to easily contact you.

Number of photographs included in your profile

This is the optional number of  photographs that can be included in your profile for no extra charge. We recommende one good head and shoulders picture and the others to be pictures that illustrate you in your life.

Frequency of members' profiles sent to you

This is the frequency o at which you will receive a mailing of other single Christians’ profiles.

Dedicated telephone 1:1 with our dating expert

This telephone interview gives you expert advice tailored to your own peronsla circumstances to ensure you make your membership a success.

Your profile circulated to members every month

Every month your profile will be circulated to all the members on our books who are in the age range that you’ve specified. This means that every month you could be contacted by someone who is just who you are looking for.

Personal support by telephone

Throughout your membership you can contact our experienced staff (by telephone) to get assistance with any aspect of your membership.  You will also receive telephone calls from our staff – our ‘matchmakers’ to make sure your membership is working for you, that you are contacting other members and getting out and about meeting new people. It’s this support and personal involvement that has led hundreds of people to finding their ideal match.

Complimentary copy of the 'Top Tips' book

We’ve condensed all our years of experience in helping members be successful with us and compiled it into our book: ‘Top Tips for making new friends and enjoying successful relationships’. Packed full of common sense and wise guidance, and amusingly illustrated, you’ll find it gives you a head start to making your membership successful.

Specific dating book relevant to your marital status

Whether you are single, widowed or divorced we have a book that will assist you in your journey of meeting your soul mate. We get rave reviews about each of them and you’ll receive your copy as your membership commences.

Club Dining events

We regularly host lunchtime events in different parts of the country. There’s a small booking (administration) fee to attend. You can attend as many as you like.

Letter/communication/photo critique

This service enables you to have any photo or piece of communcation you intend to sned to another member, professionally critiqued by our team. We’ll help you get it right – making it more interesting and making sure you create a fabulous first impression to get the results you want.

Regular motivational email

Our bi-weekly emails will drop into your inbox to keep you energised and focused, giving you great ideas, pauses for thought and plenty to keep you motivated. They will keep you focused on your goal and always encouraged.

Access to vide other members' video profiles

Any member who has a video profile of themselves will have a unique video code on their profile which members receive as part of their profile mailing. Put this unqiue code into the members’ only section of our website and you will be able to watch that members’ video.

Members' exclusive magazine - Cloudnine

Discreetly sent to you in the post, our quarterly newsletter is full of news and useful information to assist you and keep you motivated during your membership.

Professional photoshoot

A complimentary photoshoot with a professional photographer in your local vicinity. This ensures you’ll have fabulous photos on your profile – and what’s more it’s a fun thing to have done (however much you hate having your photo taken!).

Personalised friendsfirst email address

A personalised friendsfirst email address allows others to send you email direct to your personal inbox but without your revealing your email address on your profile. It gives you added confidentiality without reducing your accessibility and ease of contact by other members.

Enhanced profile written following a telephone interview

Following a 30 minute telephone interview with you where we find out about you, your life and your interests in more detail, we’ll write up a fuller and more in depth profile which will set you apart from other members who completed our standard application form.

Video profile of you viewable only by members

With this service you’ll have a short recorded video of yourself which other members will be able to access (through our website) when they receive your unique vidoe code on your proilfe. A video profile shows others members the true esence of your in a way that written words can’t.

'Finding Someone Special' toolkit

This comprehensive guide to the art (and science) of meeting new people and ultimately finding a soul mate whatever your age, marital history or background. It includes a monster-sized wealth of essential learning and a practical tool kit you can apply to yourself, your life and your current situation; all tried, tested and ready to put to work to ensure you are successful in YOUR life finding the happiness YOU deserve. Read more at finding someone special.

Bi monthly meetings arranged with other members

Let us to the hard work for you. We’ll ring you to discuss and review with you the profiles you’ve received, and then arrange meetings with someone of your choice. It’s a great way to massively increase the numbers of people you meet during your membership

Dedicated page featuring you in our members' magazine - Cloudnine

With this service your profile, with a professional photograph of you , will be included in our members’ only magazine. A beautifully designed page ensuring all members will see your profile irrespective of what age criteria they have selected for profiles.

All inclusive membership features

I met my husband through friends1st and they’re very professional.  I waited for a long time for God to bring someone into my life and then I joined Friends1st. And […]

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“I only contacted one member, that was in May. We went on to get married in September. We are very happy.”

(Sandra, Office worker)

“Dear Katharine, It’s about time I dropped you a line of thanks and to update you on what has happened since I first joined friendsfirst about 3 years ago. I doubt […]

(anonymous)

‘Further to our conversation on the phone, I just wanted you to know that Keith and I got engaged last Saturday and plan to be married on December 3rd this […]

(Sheila and Keith)

“It’s definitely an advantage being able to talk to the people who run the organisation. That makes a big difference. Thank you.’

(Delphine)

“Many thanks once again for giving me an interesting year and for your positive support and encouragement.”

(Kathryn 46 single primary school teacher)

“Dear Katharine,  Thank you for the revised profile.  I was amazed at the detail that you recorded!  I think you have made a good job of it.”

(Terry, Schools support work)

“I have appreciated the friendly telephone and email contacts which have helped me to overcome the nervousness of doing something different on my own”

(Gillian, Ballet Dancer)