Alpha Course

Everyone has questions.  Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, run over ten weeks.  Everyone is welcome.

What is Alpha?

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks.  Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation.  Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone is welcome.  It runs in cafés, churches, universities, homes – you name it.  No two Alphas look the same, but generally they have three key things in common: food, a talk and good conversation.  Our Alpha course runs over 10 weeks.

First up there’s 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.  Most sessions start with food and a drink, because it’s a great way to build community and get to know each other.

Then a talk

The talks are designed to engage and inspire conversation.  Usually around thirty minutes long, they can be given as a live talk 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?

Followed by discussion

Probably the most important part of any Alpha: the 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 (seriously).  It’s an opportunity to hear from others and contribute your own perspective in an honest, friendly and open environment.

Next Alpha Course

Starts:  Friday 24 January 2020

Time:  7:00pm to 9:00pm

Location:  Harefield Church

The course is free of charge.

If you are interested in coming to our Alpha course then please contact us.

Harefield Church | Burgoyne Hatch, Momples Road, Harlow, Essex CM20 3EH

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