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“Please recognize that I was a bishop for many years, but I retired 12 years ago.  I was also diagnosed as having Alzheimers’ on the 27th November, 2007. Fortunately I was spotted early enough, and put on the aricept pill immediately. As my wife and I have a very suitable house, and offspring within contact, we can live a normal style of rural life.  In this Fermanagh area members go to church regularly, and know each other well. What I’m saying is that you have an excellent ‘friendsfirst’ set up, and I’m right behind you in what you have written.  May many others back you, and may they and you do well.  God bless in all you do,”

( Brian)

“I am writing to ask you to remove my name from your list as I have met a lovely lady, although I regret to say not through friendsfirst. I would however like to thank you for being there. I met a couple of lovely people. It is a shame that more people do not make use of the service you provide. I am sure there are plenty of lonely Christians out there’.

(Graham, Vicar)

“I support friendsfirst because it brings the necessary expertise and sensitivity to the potentially challenging area of people’s lives – i.e. relationships. In my experience, relationships which are based on friendships enjoy a sound foundation whether or not they lead to romance and marriage.”

(Bishop Joe Aldred, Centre for Black And White Christian Partnership)

“It is clear that friendsfirst offers a safe and quality service which will meet the needs of many who are seeking wholesome contact with good friends. I am happy to continue to commend your work.”

(Revd Brian Nicholls, Senior Regional Minister of the Heart of England Baptist Association of the Baptist Union – Great Britian)

“It has been a great joy to see your organisation grow from its very small beginnings into the successful venture it is today, and I am happy to have played a small part in that.”

(The Reverend Canon Michael Blood, Radio WM Sunday morning breakfast presenter)

“Thanks for the recent mailing from friendsfirst.  It’s important stuff, thank you for keeping this going.  I’ll make sure that the information reaches appropriate ears.”

(Revd Ham)

“friendsfirst is meeting a real need. It takes the pressure off couples and allows them to meet one another in a more relaxed way. I am very encouraged by the response there has been to friendsfirst.”

(Reverend Canon John Hughes, Vicar, Birmingham)

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“Please remove my profile from the list that you send out, as I have met a wonderful lady and I hope to be spending my life with her. Thank you.”

(Ian, Retired)

“Please remove my details from your list. God has graciously answered my prayers for a wife. Thanks to you I have met Susanna and we are to be married in […]

(Peter, Retired Dental Technician)

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