Alpha Course:

Starting THURSDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER 2021 [Schedule below]

EXPLORE THE MEANING OF LIFE

ASK. LEARN. DISCUSS

2021 has continued to be a strange year!  We’ve carried on learning new ways of working, socialising, doing family and living.  We had a whole year without hugs except from those we live with.

Despite the vaccination roll out, we’ve also had to face the possibility of illness in a way we’ve not had to do before.  And some of us have lost very dear family members and friends to Covid-19.

We are offering people the chance to join an online Alpha course run by St Christopher’s Church to meet with other people to discuss some of those big questions.

This is a course about the Christian faith and about whether Jesus, the Bible, and God provide any answers to those questions in uncertain times.

The Alpha course follows a set format of watching a short film and then talking together about what we think about the questions the film raises each week. 

Usually there would be a meal shared together, and some time for chatting about life in general as well, and we hope to meet up in person at the beginning and occasionally, but we will plan to run our Alpha course mostly online.  Please feel free though to bring a cup of tea, or your supper, along to the meeting!

Alpha is for everyone and anyone, whatever stage you are at in your faith experience: whether you once went to church and are looking to find a way in again or have never been to church but feel that there must be more to life than you’ve found yet. We would love you to join us.

Alpha 2021-22 Schedule

Thursday 23rd September                         1          Is there more to life than this?

Thursday 30th September                         2          Who is Jesus?

Thursday 7th October                               3          Why did Jesus die?

Thursday 14th October                             4          How can I have faith?

                                    Half-term break

Thursday 4th November                5          Why and How Do I Pray?

Thursday 11th November              6          Why and How Should I Read the Bible?

Thursday 18th November              7          How Does God Guide Us?

Saturday 27th November      ‘Virtual Away Day’ sessions (Who is the Holy Spirit? What does the Holy Spirit do? Can I be filled with the Holy Spirit? How can I make the most of the rest of my life?)

                                    Break for December-January

Thursday 13th January                               8          How Can I Resist Evil?

Thursday 20th January                               9          Why and How Should I Tell Others?

Thursday 27th January                               10       Does God Heal Today?

Thursday 3rd February                               11       What about the Church?

If you have questions about the Alpha course, contact our associate minister at St Christopher’s, Caroline Mullins, via email associate@stchristopherschurch.org.uk