CUF Research and Policy

Connecting Communities: The Impact Of Loneliness And The Opportunities For Churches To Respond

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Almost one in five people say that that they feel lonely often or always. This paper explores what loneliness is and the impact that it has on individuals and on society.

The report provides a summary of best practice for churches who are responding to the issue of loneliness and shows that churches are uniquely well placed to carry out the types of activities that have been proven to be most effective in reducing loneliness.

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