You're Not Alone!: Newsletter for June 2017

    Karl Roberts
    By Karl Roberts

    The one thing that I've heard consistently from new members over the years is they want to gather with and make new friends of people who like to do the things that they also like to do. It seems churches, no matter what their denomination or the size of their building, aren't very good at knowing how to meet this simple social need of single adults.  

    If you feel this way, know that you are not alone.  There are a whole lot of us.  I think that it's this one fact that has driven the incredible growth of our group.  Our membership reached 3,500 this week.  Who would have believed this would be possible in the early days of the the Orlando Area Christian Singles Meetup group.

    Iv'e also come to realize that a lot of our new members are coming to us with some serious needs.  While we aren't set up to meet every type of need, we are 3,500 individuals strong.  A lot can be accomplished when 3,500 humans come together for a common cause.  One big need that we all have as single adults is to not face our life challenges by ourselves.  So I see the real purpose of this group, our common cause, is to make sure none of our members feel alone in their circumstances.

    Galatians 6:2 says, "Bear one another's burdens, and thereby fulfil the law of Christ."  In the coming months we will seek to make this our driving purpose...our vision statement.  So stay tuned for great things to come.

     

    Karl Roberts

    Orlando Area Christian Singles