This Week at JMPC 10.27.19

This, according to a May 3, 2019 article in Forbes Magazine by Neil Howe.
 
Want to talk, but have no one to call? You’re not alone. According to a 2018 survey from The Economist and the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF), more than two in ten adults in the United States (22%) and the United Kingdom (23%) say they always or often feel lonely, lack companionship, or feel left out or isolated. Figures like these have been ubiquitous in the press lately, with alarming statistics about loneliness now accompanied by equally alarming warnings that it’s stunting our lives and outright killing us. The scourge of loneliness is an issue that we’re going to hear ever-more about in the years to come….
 
Loneliness is still something that greatly troubles Millennials: According to the 2016 VICELAND UK Census, loneliness is the number one fear of young people today-ranking ahead of losing a home or a job. Fully 42% of Millennial women are more afraid of loneliness than a cancer diagnosis ….
 
Good Lord! Is there some place we can go to make sure we are not alone? Maybe church? Come and hear about it this Sunday when Pastor Jeff preaches, “God does not want your money, but God does want you to be a church!” based on Acts 2: 42-47. See you Sunday at 8:30 or 11 at John McMillan Presbyterian Church. Don’t stay home alone!!

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