What is Alpha?

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the basics of the Christian faith.

We believe that everyone should have the chance to explore the Christian faith, ask questions and share their point of view. Each week we'll look at a different question that people can have about life, faith, and God.

Good food. Thought-provoking talks.
Conversation that is real, open, and respectful.

 

What does Alpha look like?

Alpha is a journey through the deep and important questions of life, faith, and meaning in the context of community. The platform is the Christian faith, but the conversation is guided by the community. Alpha is for the skeptic, the critic, the searcher, the curious. It's an opportunity to share your doubts, listen to other perspectives, and think deeply.

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Food

Whether it’s a group of friends gathered around a kitchen table, or a quick catch-up over coffee and cake, food has a way of bringing people together. It’s no different at Alpha. We start with food, because it’s a great way to build community and get to know each other.

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Talk

The talks are designed to engage guests and inspire conversation. They explore the big issues around faith and unpack the basics of Christianity, addressing questions such as Who is Jesus? and How can I have faith?

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Discussion

After each talk, there is a chance to share thoughts and ideas on the topic, and simply discuss it in a small group. There’s no obligation to say anything. And there’s nothing you can’t say. It’s an opportunity to hear from others and contribute your own perspective in an honest, friendly and open environment.