Dear fellow parishioners:
During 2004 and 2005, we ran several Alpha courses at Christ the King. Some of you may remember those days.
In a nutshell, Alpha is an introductory course to the Christian faith. As such, it is a wonderful front door to the church. For those already in the church, it’s an opportunity to invite others to “come and see.” It’s also a great refresher course. Over the last many months, Christ Our Hope used Alpha as their Sunday school program, and our parish council has recently discussed using Alpha for our own Christian education. For more information about Alpha you may visit the informative Alpha USA web site.
Now Christ Our Hope is planning to actually run their first Alpha course between Labor Day and Thanksgiving and they have invited us to partner with them in this endeavor.
The success of an Alpha course depends on many volunteers as well as many guests. Here is how you can participate:
1. You can volunteer. At the end of this message is a list of volunteer jobs. Some positions require that one have attended an Alpha course and been trained. Many positions, however, only require willing hearts.
2. You can invite others, those outside the church, including those with no faith at all.
3. If you have not been to an Alpha course, and would like to explore the Christian faith more deeply, you could be a guest.
If you have questions about Alpha or think you might like to be a guest for an Alpha course, please ask me about it. You can reach me most easily by phone at 409-8674 or email andy (at) ckrec.org.
If you would like to volunteer, see the list below then contact Jeff Brown as volunteers will begin to be assigned roles in the near future. You may reach Jeff at 510-2094 or email jeff.brown (at) dominionacademy.org.
Intercessory Prayer Team Leader
Task Force Coordinator (oversees everything)
– Dinner Coordinator
– Task Force Members
Weekend Away Coordinator (Procures the place, gets meals arranged, figures out cost, etc.)
Small Group Coordinator (senior small group leader).
-Small Group Leaders and Helpers
Worship Leader (Music — probably Jeff or Rosanne Brown)
-Worship Team Member