20 November 2019

Explore the "Meaning of Life" through Alpha

The Alpha Course, which explores Christian faith, returns to Tullamore Parish this September.

Run as a series of 15 interactive sessions over 11 weeks, the Alpha course will provide an opportunity to explore life and the Christian faith in a friendly, open and informal environment where everyone is welcome. The organisers said: "Have you ever taken, or wanted to take a little time out to explore the meaning of your life? Or ask questions abut the Christian faith? Or maybe you are just curious about church stuff and want to see what is it all about? Well then Alpha is tailor made for you. Alpha is a relaxed friendly, low key and interesting way of exploring these issues.

Alpha started over 30 years ago at Holy Trinity Brompton, an Anglican church in Central London. It was originally developed as a short course for people in that church. They soon found that many people outside of their church were coming along. Today, more than 27 million people have attended Alpha in more than 169 countries, and it has been translated into 112 different languages. It runs in every part of the worldwide church - the Catholic Church, the Orthodox Church, the Pentecostal Church and all the mainline Protestant denominations.

Alpha will take place in Tullamore Parish Centre, Benburb Street, Tullamore starting on Thursday, September 13th. next and running each Thursday from 7.30 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. until November 22nd.

Everyone is welcome, Alpha is designed particularly for people who would not describe themselves as Christians or church-goers. There's no charge to attend Alpha - it's free.

For more information contact Noel 087 9628850, Jean 087 9885915 or Tony 086 1901693.

(Courtesy Tullamore Tribune)