Bonnie, this is just a sample of where the links will “jump” to. I’ll delete these after you’ve seen how it works. Or maybe you’d like them in the header? 


We make running Alpha as easy as possible.

MyAlpha helps you discover resources and craft a plan for your specific context. Best of all… It’s free!


Everything you need to run Alpha – all the episodes, promotional materials, and training – are all available to you digitally and are 100% FREE! Please register each Alpha you run as it ensures you receive the latest, most current resources and it ensures we’re providing accurate numbers to our donors who make offering Alpha for free possible.

Creating your Alpha is easy. Just click on the Create an Alpha button below to get started.

Determine what audience you’re trying to reach and decide which series you would like to use. Alpha has been filmed in several different formats so you can find the one that works for you.

Once you have created your Alpha and selected your start date, your weekly sessions will be automatically scheduled for you. You can then invite your team members and download all your free materials—including videos, guest guides, and all promotional materials.

Alpha can also be run in a completely online format. Find out more about using Alpha in an online format.

15 talks – 11 weeks
Toby Flint & Gemma Hunt

Repackaged for today’s audience, the Alpha Film Series is emotive, engaging and epic in scale and scope. Nicky Gumbel and two new presenters, Toby Flint and Gemma Hunt, walk through the basics of the Christian faith in a way that everyone can relate to. The episodes feature inspiring stories and interviews from all around the world, as well as visual illustrations and motion graphics.

13 sessions – 10 weeks
Jason Ballard and Ben Woodman

This new Alpha Youth Series has been totally reimagined for today’s youth culture. Through 13 sessions filmed in Vancouver, London, Paris, Rome, Israel, and many other incredible locations, the Alpha Youth Series explores timeless questions about life, faith and God for a new generation.

The series offers compelling stories, images, questions, and discussion topics well spread throughout each episode to better engage youth, helping them think about how these issues relate to their lives as they discuss with their friends and leaders.

ALPHA – Nicky Gumbel
15 talks – 11 weeks
Nicky Gumbel

Alpha pioneer, Nicky Gumbel, delivers a complete set of Alpha talks filmed live at HTB, London where Alpha began. These videos provide the timeless version of Alpha talks for tens of thousands of churches of all denominations around the world.

Two Additional Contexts 


Alpha is a tool for evangelisation that is being used by thousands of Catholic parishes to introduce people to the life-changing message of Jesus Christ. In particular, it is attracting many young people who are asking the question, ‘Is there more to life than this?’ Find out more about using Alpha in the Catholic context.


Empower your church to run Alpha in your local prison. Get in touch with us so that we can support you, get the training so that you’re fully prepared, and use our new scripts to engage your audience. Run Alpha and see lives transformed. Find out more about Alpha in prison.


In addition to all the training offered in the Learning Center of My Alpha, Alpha Mid Atlantic offers you a wide variety of training opportunities. All of our trainings are offered virtually, so feel free to invite your entire team to join us. There is no cost to attend. Check our Events page for dates of upcoming trainings. To secure your spot in the training (and so we can send you the Zoom link) we ask that you register, along with any of your team members who will be participating.

If you have a group of twenty or more from your church alone or in combination with other local churches, we would be happy to talk with you about doing an in-person training!

Our trainings are recorded, so if you’re looking for a particular training and it’s not being offered soon, please enjoy it on our YouTube channel!

Alpha Mid Atlantic is here to support you in running your Alpha course. In addition to the training opportunities highlighted below, we are always available by phone and email for additional support.

One-on-one Coaching

If you’re new to Alpha, would you give us twenty minutes of your time? We’d love to show you around the most important features of My Alpha, our favorite promotional videos, and some tips for teambuilding and congregational engagement. Please reach out to our Executive Director, Bonnie O’Neil to get started!

Explore Alpha

Heard of Alpha but not quite ready to jump in? Join us to discover the course that over 30 million people around the world have taken and through which they’ve discovered a new or deepening relationship with Jesus. Explore Alpha introduces you to the story of Alpha, why it works so effectively, and gives you a taste of an Alpha experience.

Explore Alpha, which also introduces you to Alpha Youth, is ideal for pastors, leadership teams, outreach teams, and individuals considering bringing Alpha to their church. This is a great opportunity for staff and teams to explore the possibilities of Alpha together!

Explore Alpha is best experienced in person, but will also be offered virtually from time to time. If you would like to schedule an Explore Alpha session for your church and other local churches, please reach out to our Executive Director, Bonnie O’Neil to plan an event.

Alpha is not just a course. It’s an opportunity for encounter with Jesus and the Holy Spirit. When it becomes part of a church’s culture, greater hospitality, openness, invitation, and listening begin to shape the culture of the church.

Run Alpha Training

Gather with Alpha leaders from across the region for this interactive virtual training experience. Run Alpha Training is perfect for churches new to Alpha, those looking to grow their Alpha, and those looking for an opportunity for their entire team to be trained. Our focus will be on sharing insights with you on how to make your Alpha exceptional, so it’s not just a course your church offers, but becomes the central way your church body thinks about evangelism.

During this 2 ½ hour training we will share with you:

  • The 7 Best Practices of Alpha
  • How to Navigate MyAlpha
  • How to Lead Really Effective Small Groups
  • How to Run the Alpha Day Away and Offer Prayer Ministry
  • How to Make Prayer the Center of Your Alpha Course

Following the discussion there will be time for Q & A.

Creating an Invitational Culture in Your Church

When you run your Alpha courses do you seem to have more believers in attendance than non-believers? Do most of your guests come from within your church? Do your parishioners struggle with knowing how to invite their friends to come to Alpha? Alpha Mid Atlantic is here to help!

This training is ideal for your entire Alpha team, your pastors and leadership team, and your outreach team. During this 1hour Creating an Invitational Culture in Your Church training we will discuss:

  • Why it’s so difficult to share our faith
  • Fear of rejection
  • How pastors and leadership team set the strategy for becoming more invitational
  • Communicating a new vision
  • Tips for training your congregation to be more invitational
  • How to make an invitation
  • And more!

Following the discussion there will be time for Q & A.

Ask Me Anything

Alpha Ask Me Anything gatherings are hosted by Alpha Mid Atlantic and a guest church that has deep proficiency in running Alpha. After brief introductions, we dive straight into a tough topic—like how to grow your Alpha, how to up your Alpha’s hospitality, attracting guests from outside the church, and more. As the name suggests, this is a very interactive training!


These periodic Ask Me Anything gatherings offer Alpha leaders and teams a great way to support one another, gain fresh ideas, form partnerships and sharpen your skills. All levels of Alpha experience are welcome, whether this is your first or your twenty-first Alpha! This training is for pastors, Alpha team leaders, and Alpha teams.

Advanced Small Group Training

Small groups are the heart and soul of any Alpha, so learning how to facilitate judgment-free, open discussion among guests from all levels of exposure to faith is essential. Advanced Small Group Training is perfect for experienced Alpha leaders and teams, especially Hosts and Helpers, who are looking to take their Alpha to the next level.

On this training we will talk about:

  • Extending radical hospitality
  • What to look for in potential team members
  • The prayer team
  • Facilitating great conversation
  • And more!

Alpha Day Away with Prayer Ministry Training

The Alpha course has been described as a Weekend (or Day) Away, with seven weeks to prepare for it and four weeks to explore how to live out what the Holy Spirit worked in us during the time away. We’re here to help you gain practical insight and ideas to run an effective and Spirit-filled Alpha Day Away and to show you how to run Prayer Ministry on Alpha.

This training is ideal for your entire Alpha team and especially for the prayer team. Topics to be covered in this training include:

  • Planning for the venue, food, worship, small group time, and prayer ministry
  • Suggested schedule for Day or Weekend Away
  • Tips for running Prayer Ministry and training prayer ministers
  • Plenty of time for discussion and Q & A

Online Alpha Day Away with Prayer Ministry Training

Wondering how to run your Alpha Day Away in an online format? This training is for teams that are running Alpha online and are seeking fresh ideas for making their Alpha Day Away fun, effective, and Spirit-filled. This training is ideal for the entire Alpha team, and especially the prayer team. 

Topics to be covered in this training include:

  • Suggested formats for an online Time Away
  • Tips for running Prayer Ministry
  • Plenty of time for discussion and Q & A


Coming soon!

The Marriage and Pre-Marriage Courses

Our freshly re-imagined marriage courses are designed to help you invest in your relationship so you might strengthen your marriage. All resources for the Marriage Courses are now offered completely free of charge! Courses are offered in-person and online throughout the Alpha Mid Atlantic region.

Find out more about the Marriage Courses, including how to register a new course or to find a course near you.

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