September 13-Nov 15
What to Expect
Alpha is for anyone, whether you consider yourself a skeptic, curious about faith, or a growing Christ-follower, this is a place to invite your friends and interact with others and learn from different perspectives. Each session involves a teaching session and discussion on the topic.
When: Sundays, Sep 13 - Nov 15, 5:30-7 pm
Where: Garden Room at ECRC
Register: via email to Rachel Klooster, Executive Assistant
What is Alpha? Alpha is a series of interactive sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. No pressure or follow up. Alpha is nine sessions and includes a short talk and a discussion where you can share your thoughts and ask your questions. Alpha is for anyone who’s curious. The talks are designed to encourage exploration of the basics of the Christian faith in a friendly, honest, and informal environment.
Who should come to Alpha? Alpha is for anyone. People attend from all backgrounds, religions, and viewpoints. Participants come to investigate questions about the existence of God, the purpose of life, the afterlife, and the claims of Jesus. Some people want to get beyond religion and find a relationship with God that changes their life. Others come for the close, long-lasting friendships that are built during the Alpha course. 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 or simply aren’t able to articulate why they believe what they believe. Everyone is welcome.
What topics are discussed?
Over the nine weeks of Alpha, participants explore the following talks:
Who is Jesus?
Why did Jesus die?
How can we have faith?
Why and how do I pray?
Why and how should I read the Bible?
How does God guide us?
Who is the Holy Spirit? What does he do?
How can I resist evil?
Why and how should I tell others?
What about the church?
Questions? Email Jeff Klein or call 630-600-5100.
All CDC guidelines and local health and safety protocols will be followed.