How to run Alpha

We make running Alpha as easy as possible. Alpha
Builder helps you discover resources and craft a plan
for your specific context. Best of all... It's free!

Build an Alpha

How we help you

 

Alpha Builder will create a personalized dashboard that allows you to manage your Alpha week to week.  Everything you need to run Alpha is in one place. 

 

01

GET UP TO SPEED

Alpha is a unique experience.  With Alpha Builder, you develop a basic understanding of Alpha and how to get the most of your experience. 

PREVIEW ALPHA BASICS >>

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02

  PLAN EACH SESSION

You can schedule your weekly sessions and add dates to your calendar to help you prepare for each week. 

+ VIEW SESSION TOPICS


Alpha follows a structure set over 11 sessions as well as a weekend away. We recommend beginning and ending each Alpha with a party where guests can invite their friends who might be interested in attending the next Alpha.

11 Sessions

  • Launch Party: Is There More to Life Than This?
  • 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?
  • Week 7: How Can I Resist Evil?
  • Week 8: Why and How Should I Tell Others?
  • Week 9: Does God Heal Today?
  • Week 10: What About the Church?

Alpha Weekend

  • Weekend talk 1: Who is the Holy Spirit?
  • Weekend talk 2: What Does the Holy Spirit Do?
  • Weekend talk 3: How Can I Be Filled with the Holy Spirit?
  • Weekend talk 4: How Can I Make the Most of the Rest of My Life?

03

  DOWNLOAD MATERIALS

Once you craft your schedule, you'll find what you need for each session, tailored to your context including session videos, talk transcripts, team & guest guides and so much more. 

PREVIEW ALPHA GUIDE >>

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04

  TRAIN YOUR TEAM

Small groups are the heart of Alpha. Invite your team to understand why, by watching the training video before you start the sessions.

+ Team Training 1: Essentials

+ Team Training 2: Small Groups

+ Team Training 3: Prayer Essentials


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  PROMOTIONAL MATERIALS

Within Alpha Builder you can promote your Alpha so guests can find you. Download free resources to invite guests to your next Alpha.

PREVIEW OUR ALPHA INVITATION 2016 >>