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Continue to remember those in prison as if you were together with them in prison.
- Hebrews 13:3
What people said about Alpha
Every last Thursday of each month at 12:00pm AEST
23 February, 30 March, 27 April, 25 May, 29 June, 27 July, 31 August, 28 September, 26 October, 30 November
Re-imagining how the Church shares life, faith and Jesus
Prisoners often experience a sense of loss and have a hunger to find purpose and meaning in life. Alpha can give them a chance to ask life’s big questions and find out about the Christian faith in a safe, informal and friendly environment.
Who is Alpha for
Alpha is sustainable because the local church carries the workload of planning, hosting and presenting Alpha, under the supervision of the Prison Chaplain. Alpha is run in full cooperation of the prison authorities.
Alpha has been attended by millions of people around the globe. In 2017, over 52,000 people experienced Alpha in all kinds of prisons. Resources can be adapted and training materials are continually updated to ensure relevance for the prison context.
Alpha volunteers are required to attend contextual and security training before they start to work in prisons. Alpha prison training is provided by our National Alpha Office in partnership with the prisons.
Alpha in Prisons Impact Study
What participants said about Alpha in Prisons
said Alpha had a very positive impact on their life
would highly recommend Alpha to their friends
What improved for participants through Alpha
my relationship with Jesus
my ability to deal with daily challenges
my ability to deal with anxiety
Hear one of the many transformative experiences Donna has witnessed as an Alpha Prisons Volunteer.
Alpha in Prisons Information Flyer
Our Alpha Australia team is readily available to bounce ideas off, answer questions, pray with you and coach your teams. If you would like help with ideas and planning, we’d love to connect and make a time to equip you with a free coaching session.
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