How is Alpha delivered in the Prisons? cont.
It is imperative that this event be held but there are several formats in which it can take place. Generally speaking a full day is needed and a meal with the volunteers is served. Flexibility however will be the considered in setting this time apart from the normal routine of the facility. Typically once the course has been completed another one will commence. The course must be taught once per week for 11 weeks in 2-hour sessions following the established Alpha “recipe” which consist of the following weekly subjects:
1. Who is Jesus?
2. Why Did Jesus Die?
3. How Can I Be Sure of My Faith?
4. Why and How should I Read the Bible?
5. Why and How Do I Pray?
6. How Does God Guide Us?
7. Holy Spirit Day
• Who is the Holy Spirit?
• What Does the Holy Spirit Do?
• How Can I be filled with the Holy Spirit?
8. How Can I Resist Evil?
9. Why and How Should We Tell Others?
10. Does God Heal Today?
11. What About the Church?
12. How Can I Make the Most of the Rest of My Life?
What are the costs?
There is no cost of the course to the facility. Cost of materials for one offender is approximately $8.00.
Find out about Alpha Re-Entry Model
Please contact the National Director, Alpha for Prisons & Re-Entry for more information.
(918) 231-8847 / (940) 692-1694 fax / Email Jack Cowley
Lou Ronna Richardson, 12/9/2011