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ALPHA

EVERYONE HAS QUESTIONS

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We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to explore the Christian faith, ask questions, and share their viewpoint in a friendly, open environment.  


TRY ALPHA THIS SPRING

Who: Adults (18 and up)
When: Thursday nights, February 29th - April 25th
Time: 6:30PM - 8:30PM
Where: Urban Bean CoffeeHouse in Orange Park
Cost: Free - Dinner Included

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INVITE!

Do you have someone in mind you would like to invite? Click below to access digital invitations to share on social media or download an invite to print. We also have invitations available at the information kiosk on Sundays or in the church office.

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Digital PDF Invitation with Hyperlink


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WHAT IS ALPHA?

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

First, there's food
Food has a way of bringing people together. It’s no different at Alpha. We serve dinner and get aquainted over the meal.

Then a talk
The talks are designed to engage and inspire conversation. Usually around thirty minutes long and delivered over about eleven weeks. They explore the big issues around faith and unpack the basics of Christianity, addressing questions like:

  • Why Am I Here?
  • Who is Jesus?
  • How can we have faith?
  • Why and how do I pray?

Followed by
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. 




WHO IS ALPHA FOR?

Everyone is welcome! People attend from many different viewpoints, backgrounds, and religions. Some come to investigate whether God exists and if there is any point to life; others are concerned about what happens after death. Still others may have attended church all their life, but feel they never really understood the basics of the Christian faith. No question is off limits and you are free to share as much or as little as you like.


QUESTIONS?

Contact Deidre Terry with any questions.

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