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Alpha  Starting Wednesday 3 October at 19:00
We usually run two Alpha courses each year.  This course will run over eleven weeks, and each evening will start with a meal.  We aim to finish by 21:30.  Please contact us to find out where the course will be held, or for more information.  For catering purposes, it would be really helpful if you could let us know if you would like to attend.

Everyone has questions.  We believe that everyone should have the chance to explore the Christian faith, ask questions and share their point of view.  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, bars – you name it.  No two Alphas look the same, but generally they have three key things in common: food, a talk and good conversation.  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, because it’s a great way to build community and get to know each other.  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?  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.

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