Here is a list of regional prayer gatherings happening across the GTA where you can join with other churches and leaders to cover the GTA Invitation in prayer. There are also Open Team Training events happening across the GTA that you can attend [...]
As you prepare to run Alpha this fall, bring your whole Alpha Team to get practical training and share and collaborate with other churches who are running Alpha in their communities. There are also regional Alpha prayer gatherings across the GTA that you [...]
Once you get into the swing of things, running Alpha can be a breeze, but how can you consistently improve your Alpha? It’s important to brainstorm new ideas and keep looking forward. Here are four ways to keep improving your Alpha course. 1. [...]
Let’s be honest – planning the Alpha Weekend or Day can feel like a whole lot of time and effort, but it doesn’t have to be! Here are some simple but effective ways to plan a fun and successful retreat. 1. Explain the importance [...]
The key to creating a great atmosphere for your Alpha course is to think about it like a party. You set the mood and the tone as if you were welcoming guests into your home. ALPHA DECOR Alpha signage and decorations are a great way to let guests know they are at [...]
On Week 5 of the Alpha course, the topic of prayer is discussed – what, why, how, when. We want guests to have the opportunity to pray – perhaps for the first time! For others, it may have been a long time [...]
One of the most important Alpha ingredients is small group discussion. Here is a letter from Alpha Youth Film Series hosts Ben Woodman and Jason Ballard to encourage all small group leaders and helpers.
The goal of any good small group discussion is for people to feel safe to share their ideas without getting shut down or attacked. Here’s how it should be done, as well as some examples of what not to do! We have spared no expense. [...]
Kevin Schultz and his team from South Langley Mennonite Brethren Church share their experience with the Alpha Training.
86% of guests come to Alpha because of a personal invitation. Nothing beats a personal invite, and this is true for a variety of events, not just Alpha. To fill up your Alpha course you will need to revisit the long lost idea of [...]