11 December 2022

Alpha Course


What is Alpha?

We believe that everyone should have the chance to explore faith, ask questions, and share their point of view.

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone’s welcome. It runs online, in cafés, churches, universities, homes—you name it. No two Alphas look the same, but generally they have three key things in common: hospitality, a talk and good conversation.

What does it look like?

Hospitality

Whether it’s a group of friends gathered around a kitchen table, or a quick online catch-up, times of connecting are important. It’s no different at Alpha. Whether in person over a meal or virtually with a cup of tea, all sessions start with a time to connect, relax and build friendships.

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Talk

The talks are designed to engage and inspire conversation. Each talk is around thirty minutes long and given by a speaker or played as a video. They explore the big issues around faith and unpack the

basics of Christianity, addressing questions from Who is Jesus? and How can we have faith? to Why and how do I pray? and How does God guide us?

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Discussion

One of the most important parts of any Alpha: the chance to share thoughts and ideas on the topic, and discuss in a small group. There’s no obligation to say anything and there’s nothing you can’t say (seriously). It’s an opportunity to hear from others and contribute your own perspective in an honest, friendly and open environment.

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There is no time like the present

We are starting morning and evening courses on Wednesday 25th January. They run from 25th January – 5 April. Over the course of 11 weeks, you will have an opportunity to enjoy some thought-provoking film clips, meet friends old and new, some good conversations plus fun and laughter too.

Morning Alpha 10:00-11:30 a.m. (in person)
Evening Alpha 7:00-9:15 p.m, (in person)
Evening Alpha 7:30-9:00 on (online)

To find out more about Alpha on the Roseland or at a church near you call 01326 270871.

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