What is the Alpha Course?
The Alpha Course is open to everyone interested in discovering what Christianity is about. It is a course about the basics of the
Christian faith and an opportunity to explore the meaning of life.
The Alpha Course is run across the world by all major Christian denominations in churches, homes, workplaces, prisons, universities and a wide variety of other locations. Over 15 million people worldwide have attended an Alpha Course.
Check out Bear Gryll’s story and other testimonials about Alpha at: http://www.alpha.org.au/
The Alpha Course is organised as a series of sessions over 8 weeks, with a day or weekend away which includes three or four of the talks.
Each session starts with a meal, followed by a talk and then discussion in small groups with supper provided.
The talks aim to cover the basic beliefs of the Christian faith including:
- Who is Jesus?
- Why did Jesus die?
- How can we have faith?
- Why and h.ow do I pray?
- Why and how should I read the Bible?
- How does God guide us?
- Who is the Holy Spirit?
- What does the Holy Spirit do?
- How can I be filled with the Holy Spirit?
- How can I resist evil?
- Why and how should I tell others?
- Does God heal today?
- What about the church?
- How can I make the most of the rest of my Life
Discussion groups provide a friendly, trusting environment allowing opportunities to raise tricky questions, debate issues raised in the talks and to make new friends.
Attendees are issued with The Alpha Course Manual, which contains an outline of each talk and space for making notes.
If you would like to go on the course, bring a friend or help in any capacity please call the office.
There is no longer any introductory dinner - but the course will start on the following Wednesday night, 1st Aug.
Please call the office to register.