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What is Alpha?

Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith.

Who is Alpha for?

Alpha is for anyone who's curious. The talks are designed to encourage conversation and explore the basics of the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment. No question is out of bounds and you are free to discuss as much or as little as you wish. 

How does it work?

Connect. In this season, we are prioritizing the safety and health of our guests and plan to meet virtually. We know it can be hard to feel connected to other people right now, but we hope that Alpha gives you the opportunity to engage in conversation, fun, and friendship from the safety of your homes. Through our online groups, you have the chance to meet new people and build friendships in a unique and safe way.

Talk. The talks are designed to engage guests and inspire conversation. Usually around thirty minutes long, they can be given as a live talk or played as a video, all for free. They explore the big issues around faith and unpack the basics of Christianity, addressing questions such as Who is Jesus? and How can I have faith?

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.
 
 

Our virtual Alpha course is available now!

Contact: Cass Curry at ccurry@willowcreek.org.

Alpha gatherings happen all over the globe, and everyone's welcome. Find your Alpha at Willow.

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