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Save the Dates for the Spring Session !

Quick Registration Links for Winter 2016 - Thursdays, Jan. 28-April 28 (not March 17&24), 6:30-9:00PM


Course offerings below under Upcoming Sessions or use this registration link.
• To volunteer as a table host or helper for the sessions,
sign up here.


What is Alpha?


Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. It raises questions like: Who is Jesus?, and Why did he die? The Alpha course usually lasts 11 weeks, with a day or weekend away in the middle.

Who is Alpha for?

Alpha really is for anyone who's curious. The talks are designed to encourage debate and explore the basics of the Christian faith in a friendly, honest and informal environment. You are free to discuss as much or as little as you want.

How does it work?

Alpha usually lasts for 11 weeks with a day or weekend away in the middle. Each week, guests gather for about two hours. They share an informal meal, listen to a few songs, listen to a talk on how Christianity approaches the question at hand, then gather into small groups for discussion. The talks each week act as a springboard for small group discussions.
 

 

Alpha for Catholics: Introductory Video




 

Alpha for Catholics: Testimonials

 

What questions are covered?

Each session explores a particular question.

Week 1: Who is Jesus?
Week 2: Why did Jesus die?
Week 3: How can we have faith?
Week 4: Why and how do I pray?
Week 5: Why and how should I read the Bible?
Week 6: How does God guide us?
Weekend: Who is the Holy Spirit? What does the Holy Spirit do? How can I make the most of the rest of my life?
Week 7: How can I resist evil?
Week 8: Why & how should we tell others?
Week 9: Does God heal today?
Week 10: What about the Church?
Celebration Dinner: Is there more to life than this?
 

Upcoming Sessions (Download schedule at left)

  • Thursdays, January 28 - April 28, 2016 at 6:30pm

MQP Alpha Core Team

Fr. John Vien
Tony Armitage
Steve Molen
David Rempe
Tom Tlapek
Lolly Useted
DeAnn Wilson
Chris Wilson