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ALPHA-CON

October 2

A FREE ONE-DAY CONFERENCE TO HELP YOU TAKE ALPHA TO THE NEXT LEVEL

Vintage Alpha-Con is a free conference to help pastors, leaders and ministry teams explore or take their Alpha to the next level.  We are inundated with great questions from churches across the country that face the joys and challenges of running Alpha and growing it in their context.  So we thought we should gather some of the best Alpha experts, pastors and practitioners and offer free coaching and dialogue around the practices, solutions and innovations that help Alpha thrive.  Importantly, this is a 'come and see' event as we end the day experiencing Alpha at Vintage Church.  There is nothing quite like seeing and experiencing a thriving Alpha for yourself.

The conference is free and for one day, but if you want to come back the next morning on Wednesday Oct 3 we have an optional time available for you to have more concrete discussions with the Alpha experts about how to grow Alpha in your particular context.  

Join us - we would love to see you!

DETAILS

Cost: Free

Venue: Vintage Church, 1015 California Ave, Santa Monica, CA 90403

Dates: 10am - 10pm, Tuesday Oct 2 (with optional morning on Wednesday Oct 3 for debrief and planning with Alpha experts)

SPEAKERS

  • Ger Jones - Lead Pastor, Vintage Church

  • Beth Pryor - Alpha Director, Vintage Church (formerly at HTB, London)

  • John Thomas - Marriage Course Director, Vintage Church

  • Jason Ballard - Youth Alpha Director, Alpha USA

  • Jamie Haith - Lead Pastor, Holy Trinity Washington DC (formerly at HTB, London)

  • Ash Meaney - Campus Pastor, Rockharbor Church, Costa Mesa

PROGRAM

10:00am - Welcome with Ger Jones

10:30am - Seminars A

  • Alpha Foundations with Jamie Haith

  • Alpha as a Tool for Church/Campus Multiplication with Ger Jones

  • Maximizing the Holy Spirit Weekend with Ash Meaney

11:30am - Seminars B

  • Pastors Q&A with Ger Jones and Jamie Haith

  • Alpha Logistics and Best Practices with Beth Pryor

  • Youth Alpha and Alpha Marriage with Jason Ballard and John Thomas

12:30pm - Lunch

1:30pm - Best Practices for Growing Alpha with Ger Jones

  • How do I get the church to buy-in?

  • How do I move Alpha from the fringe to the center?

  • How do we get more unchurched guests on Alpha?

  • How do we get greater guest retention over the course?

  • How do we get greater weekend attendance?

  • What is most effective after Alpha?

  • Common reasons why Alpha isn't working in your church.

4:00pm - Panel Q&A

5:00pm - Break

6:00pm - Experience Alpha at Vintage

10pm - Close

OPTIONAL WEDNESDAY 3RD OCTOBER

9.00 – 11:00             Q&A with Alpha Pastors to Help with Specific Alpha Issues in your Context 

 

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Alpha Con is free of charge.

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