The Singles Network Ministries is a huge resource to help you start, grow and maintain your single adult ministry. Be sure to sign up for our monthly newsletter. We also appreciate any comments, suggestions, support and/or resources for our site. Thanks so much for visiting and I hope to see you at one of our training or teaching events. Kris Swiatocho, Director
National Single Mom's Conference: Arise, June 24-25, Oklahoma City, OK
Welcoming Steve Harris, NC Baptist to as our Keynote for NavigateRetreat.com singles leaders/pastors retreat, Sept 1-2, 2016, Black Mountain, NC
Steve Harris serves as the Strategy Coordinator in the Blue Ridge area of Asheville. He has most recently finished his ministry as founding pastor of New Life Community Church in Asheville where he served for sixteen years. He has been leading church planting movements in the Buncombe Baptist Association, nationally and internationally as a Strategy Coordinator with the International Mission Board, starting churches with the Quechua Indians in the Andes mountains of Peru. He also served as Associate Pastor at Bent Creek Baptist Church in Asheville, Fellowship in the Pass in Beaumont, CA and as pastor of Parkview Baptist Church in Morehead City, NC. Click here to register for our retreat.
Five Confessions of a Newly-Married Wife by Ruth Clemence (UK Writer)
1. Priorities shift. When I was single I generally had one person to think about. The person who I couldn’t get away from and who I spent every second with. Me. I asked myself questions on a regular basis. Where did I want to go in the world? What did I want to do as a career? What did I want to do with my time? Who should I meet up with?
Every Single: Recipe Book by Former Singles Pastor Max Holt
We would love to have you recipes to be included in this new book. Please click here for Instructions for entry.
Resource of the Month: His Heart Ministry Training
His Heart Ministry Training was founded in 2009 with an original focus on equipping churches and community organisations to better support single parents and those experiencing the end of a relationship. The focus has now broadened to promoting wellbeing in all areas of life. The workshops and resources are designed to equip individuals/communities in the support and encouragement of others, or to motivate self-care strategies for sustaining the supporting role. Read More
Singles Cruise, Aug 6-14, 2016
He Said, She Said: What to Do When Pornography is the Third Wheel in the Relationship by Kris Swiatocho, Cliff Young
QUESTION: My ex-boyfriend and I were going out for six months. During our relationship he confided to me that he had struggled with an addiction to pornography for several years. When we were going out God had already brought him out of the addiction, but I found it very difficult to deal with as both of us regarded it as infidelity. Even though time has passed since the break-up I struggle with the impact of it, and simultaneously with feelings of jealousy when I think of him. I want more than anything to be free and to love him as myself and as my neighbor but I cannot! How can we both move on and be friends? Read More
New Resources for Those Getting Married!
Don't Forget to Register Today! The Best Rooms Will Be Gone. Labor Day Weekend, Mountains of NC.
This year I am honored to be one of the speakers for the Arise: Thrive and Survive Single Mom's Conference in Oklahoma City, OK. Please join us as we continue to see amazing ministry to single mom's. God is so good.
Single Pastors Conf, June 28-July 2nd, Colorado Springs, CO
Singles Connect 4 Singles Ministry, Cary, NC; Speaker: Kris Swiatocho
Book of the Month: Bruce Smith, Jr., The Truth about Homosexuality
Ministry of the Month:Res Life Church
We are a group of Adult Christian Singles that enjoy participating in a whole host of wholesome activities. We will be meeting onsite at Resurrection Life Church every other Saturday evening from 6:30-9pm.
National Single Mom's Conference, July 15-16, 2016, Baton Rouge, LA
Last year I had the honor of speaking at this conference. Over 800 single mom's from many different states came. The worship and speakers were wonderful and Jennifer Maggio and her team did an excellent job of planning and producing an excellent conference. Be sure to check it out and attend.
Chained No More: Interview with Kris Swiatocho on Singleness
Speaker of the Month: Kevin DeVries, Grace Explorations
Download our Free Guide on How to Start a Singles Ministry
Singles ministry can be one of the most challenging ministries to start and grow. But if you start right, with 1) Prayer; 2) Leadership Team; 3) Good public relations, you can have not only have success but see quick growth. Click on the free guide to get started on your ministry. More tools needed, click here?