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The Alpha Course
WHAT IS ALPHA?
Alpha is a 7 session practical introduction to the Christian Faith. It is an opportunity for people from all walks of life to explore the Christian faith in a relaxed setting over seven thought-provoking weekly sessions. It is designed primarily for people who aren't churchgoers and is open to everyone who would like to attend. Most courses attract a diverse range of people of different ages and backgrounds, holding many different viewpoints.
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If you missed the Alpha information and training night you can watch it HERE.
HOW ALPHA BEGAN
The Alpha Course has been running for over 26 years. It began at Holy Trinity Brompton in central London, in the late 1970s, initially as a means of presenting the basic principles of the Christian faith to new Christians in a relaxed and informal setting.
By 1990, when former barrister Nicky Gumbel took over the course, Alpha was a central feature of the church's life. It was while leading his second Alpha course that Nicky realised how this simple course could also appeal to non-churchgoers and he adapted the course to give it the kind of feel that would suit this group.
The Alpha course spread during the 1990s, initially in the UK and then internationally, as more churches and groups found it a helpful way to answer questions about the Christian faith in an informal setting. There are now over 33,500 courses worldwide in 163 countries and it is supported by all the major denominations.
Over 15 million people worldwide have now attended an Alpha course, an opportunity to explore the meaning of life, running in tens of thousands of churches of all denominations across the world.
WHO IS ALPHA FOR
The Alpha course is designed primarily for people who aren't churchgoers and is open to everyone who would like to attend.
Most courses attract a diverse range of people of different ages and backgrounds, holding many different viewpoints.
If you would like to be involved or have already done the alpha course and would like to register you interest please select the below link