St Mary’s Greenham
Curious about Faith?
The Christian faith has at its centre Jesus Christ. Christians believe that Jesus is the Son of God who came to seek us out and make God our Father known to us, and to repair the broken relationship that we were always meant to have with Him.
In the Bible it says 'For this is how God loved the world: He gave his one and only Son, so that everyone who believes in him will not perish but have eternal life'. John 3:16
What on earth?
Socrates famously said, 'An unexamined life is not worth living.' Sometimes it's easier not to ask questions, but on the Alpha Course we think life is worth exploring. The course is fun, relaxed and totally non-pressured. That's probably why over 18 million people around the world have done it!
Who's it for?
Never been to church? Not sure what you believe? Maybe you gave up on church a long time ago? The course was designed for anyone who doesn't go to church regularly.
What's so great about it?
Ever wanted to ask to explore the meaning of life or ask challenging questions about the Christian faith? Maybe you're just curious about this church stuff and want to have a nosy? Alpha doesn't care about your background, it welcomes all those big questions and it's free. Can't say fairer than that, right?
How does it work?
It's a course with small groups of about 12 people with a host(s) and helper(s). There are usually around ten sessions, with a day or a weekend away in the middle. Each session begins with food, snacks, that sort of thing, followed by a short talk looking at different aspects of the Christian faith and time for discussion.
We run the Alpha Course periodically. Please get in touch if you would like to enquire about the Alpha Course or learn more about faith.
The Christian faith is not a human invention. There are signs of God’s existence and handiwork in creation for all to recognise.
'For ever since the world was created, people have seen the earth and sky. Through everything God made, they can clearly see his invisible qualities—his eternal power and divine nature. So they have no excuse for not knowing God. Romans 1:20