Have you heard about Alpha and wondered if it might be useful in your Parish?
Alpha is an easy-to-use tool for evangelisation which has been used by thousands of Catholic Parishes around the world.
It presents the core of the Christian faith in a welcoming and friendly way. You are invited to 'Come & See'.
This will help you understand what Alpha is and to evaluate its possible role in your Parish.
Friday, 8th February 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Sacred Heart Parish Centre
19 Cothill Road,
This will look at where Alpha fits in the faith formation process in a Parish and how Alpha can become an integral part of a Parish pastoral plan to evangelise and grow missionary disciples.
There will be various sessions on forming a Parish team, running an Alpha evening, facilitating an Alpha small group and the Alpha 'Retreat Day Away'.
Saturday, 9th February 2019
9.30am - 4.30pm
Our lady of Lourdes Parish
121 Mains Road
Covers the following topics:- What is Alpha?
- The Power of Invitation
- Role of Hosts & Helper
- Making the most of Small Groups
- Three keys to a Great Alpha
- Small Group Role Play
- Prayer on Alpha
- Why A Day / Weekend Away?
- Making the Weekend Work
- Prayer Ministry on Alpha
- "How Can I Be Filled with the Holy Spirit?" - Prayer / Ministry time
Sunday, 10th February 2019
11.00am - 4.00pm