FINDON VALLEY FREE CHURCH
- WHAT IS ALPHA?WHAT IS THE ALPHA COURSE?The Alpha course is designed primarily for people who aren't churchgoers and each course is open to everyone who would like to attend. As a course, Alpha attracts a diverse range of guests of different ages and backgrounds, holding many different viewpoints. Over 7,000 churches are currently running the Alpha course across the UK in rural and urban settings, including every major UK city. People find out about the Alpha course in a number of ways - a recommendation from a friend, a poster, flyer, newspaper article or advert, or through the website or an internet search.Get in-touch with us via our 'Contact Us' page, selecting Alpha Course Leader.
- WHY ATTEND?WHY ATTEND THE ALPHA COURSE?Guests do Alpha for a wide variety of reasons - some want to investigate whether God exists; others are concerned about what happens after death. Some people have particular questions that they would like to discuss; others want to understand other peoples' beliefs or would like to explore what the purpose of life is. Many guests have never been to church, others may have attended church occasionally but feel they have never really understood the basics of the Christian faith.
- COURSE CONTENT?WHAT IS THE COURSE CONTENT?The talks each week cover the following topics, which people are then free to discuss in the small groups afterwards:▪ Week 01 - Who is Jesus?
▪ Week 02 - Why did Jesus Die?
▪ Week 03 - How can we have Faith?
▪ Week 04 - Why and how do I Pray?
▪ Week 05 - Why and how should I read the Bible?▪ Week 06 - How does God Guide us?
▪ Week 07 - How can I Resist Evil?
▪ Week 08 - Why and how should I tell Others?
▪ Week 09 - Does God Heal Today?
▪ Week 10 - What about the Church?