Home » News » What’s the Apha Course?

What’s the Apha Course?

The Alpha course is an opportunity for anyone to explore the Christian faith in a relaxed, non-threatening manner over 10 thought-provoking weekly sessions. It’s low key, friendly and fun. And it’s supported by all the main Christian denominations.

Alpha starts with a  light meal together at the beginning of each session, which gives people a chance to get to know each other.
After each talk we divide into small groups to discuss the topic of the evening, ask questions and express opinions.
Alpha is a place where no question is too simple or too hostile.
Alpha is for everyone, especially:

Those wanting to investigate Christianity

New Christians

Newcomers to the church

Those who want to brush up on the basics.

The Alpha course runs in every type of church, including:Anglican, Roman Catholic, Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, Salvation Army, Free Church, Pentecostal, Assemblies of God and House Churches.All the churches provide the same material, making alterations only to suit local culture

Talk titles:
Christianity: Boring, Untrue and Irrelevant?
Who Is Jesus?
Why Did Jesus Die?
How Can I Be Sure of My Faith?
Why and How Should I Read the Bible?
Why and How Do I Pray?
How Does God Guide Us?
Who Is the Holy Spirit?
What Does the Holy Spirit Do?
How Can I Be Filled With the Spirit?
How Can I Resist Evil?
Why and How Should We Tell Others?
Does God Heal Today?
What About the Church?
How Can I Make the Most of the Rest of My Life?

 Alpha North have their headquarters here in York, and the city hosts regular alpha events. A considerable number of One Voice churches also run the course, others choose an alternative such as Christianity Explored.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *