Alpha is a once a week course, that centers around a meal. After the meal there is a ½ hour video on one of the topics below, then an open discussion about the topic. Topics include:

1. Is there more to life than this?
2. Who is Jesus?
3. Why did Jesus die?
4. How can I have faith?
5. Why and how should I pray and read the bible?
6. How does God guide us?
7. Who is the Holy Spirit? (Saturday October (TBD) 8a – 1p)
8. How can I resist Evil?
9. Why and how should I tell others?
10. Does God heal today?
11. What about the Church?

What Room, Day and Time?

Alpha in 2018 will run as noted above. It starts Saturday, September 8th with remaining classes on Sundays and ends November 18th. There is a half day off-site Saturday retreat on October (date TBD) .

How Long Are the Sessions?
The sessions will run approximately 1-1/2 hours

Can I miss a session if I need to?
Yes. If you need to miss a session or two due to prior personal commitments, just let your leader know and they will direct you to a website where you can view the missed program video.

What are the ages? Is there childcare? Will there be a meal for those in childcare?
Alpha is a program for adults, young and old. Child care can be arranged with Virtus certified caregivers by contacting the Faith Formation Office at 810 231-9199 x209.

What Is the Cost?
No Cost. Donations, as you’re able, will be accepted towards meals.

How Do I Attend?
Sign up by clicking on the link below or by contacting Mary Anne Bastian at or by phone at 810 231-9199 x209

Registration Link:  Click Here to Register

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