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What is Alpha?

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation.

Where and when?

In the Rectory at 10:15 on the 3rd Sunday of the month - childcare provided!

First up there's a


The talks are designed to engage and inspire conversation. Usually around thirty minutes long, they can be given as a live talk or played as a video. They explore the big issues around faith and unpack the basics of Christianity, addressing questions from Who is Jesus? and How can we have faith? to Why and how do I pray? and How does God guide us?

Followed by


Probably the most important part of any Alpha: the chance to share thoughts and ideas on the topic, and simply discuss it in a small group. There's no obligation to say anything and there's nothing you can't say (seriously). It's an opportunity to hear from others and contribute your own perspective in an honest, friendly and open environment.

When & where: 

The course will be held in the Rectory.
Each session beginning at 10:15am 


Sunday 18th September  Christianity, boring, irrelevant or untrue

Sunday 16th October       Who is Jesus?

Sunday 20th November   Why Did Jesus Die?

Sunday 18th December   How Can We Have Faith?

Sunday 15th January       Why & How Do I Pray?

Sunday 19th February      Why & How Should I Read The Bible?

Sunday 19th March           How Does God Guide Us?

Sunday 9th April                How Can I Resist Evil?

Saturday 13th May             Away Day

Sunday 21st May               Why & How Should I tell Others?

Sunday 18th June              What About the Church?

Sunday 16th July                Making the Most of the Rest of My Life

Sign me up

If you would like to take part, please download the form, complete it and send it to the address below.

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Mrs Carrie Partridge
CMPC Office
Canford Magna Parish Church
Canford Magna,
BH21 3AF
01202 882270

Canford Magna Parish Church, Canford Magna, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 3EF

Office:  01202 882270

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