Alpha Weekend Away
Details for the Alpha Weekend
Friday June 2 - Saturday, June 3, at the Seminary of the Immaculate Conception, 440 W. Neck Road in Huntington. The Weekend Away is often the most meaningful component of the Alpha Course for Alpha participants around the world. We will retreat to a restful setting on beautiful Lloyd’s Neck to engage with Alpha pioneer Nicky Gumbel's video teaching in a more in-depth context, specifically considering the role of the Holy Spirit and the question of how Alpha could continue to impact our lives after the course. Pastors Steve and Jerry will also offer a Question & Answer seminar for your really tough questions! The Weekend Away begins with dinner on Friday at 6pm and concludes at 5pm on Saturday. Check-in is at 5:30pm and dinner will be served at 6pm on Friday. Please Note: Shelter Rock Church's Alpha team will lead every portion of the event; we are merely using the Seminary's facilities as a retreat location. Cost: $85, includes 3 meals (dinner, breakfast & lunch) and lodging with private room and bathroom. Saturday only includes breakfast (8am) and lunch (12pm). If you would like to come but need financial assistance, please contact Pastor Jerry at 516.627.2270 X333 or email
Alpha is a safe place to get answers to your questions about Christianity and the meaning of life. In ten 90-minute sessions we cover questions like these: Who is Jesus? Why did Jesus have to die? Who is the Holy Spirit? How can I have faith? Why is there evil in the world? Each Alpha session starts with a meal and getting to know others on a similar journey followed by a topical teaching segment that leads into non-judgmental, open discussion with Q & A. It’s fun, relaxed and free, and you can ask anything you like that’s why over 22.5 million people worldwide have already tried Alpha. **This class is the recommended pre-requisite to A Life Worth Exploring and the Essentials Classes.**
THE ALPHA COURSE: What is Alpha? Alpha is a series of interactive weekly sessions that freely explore the basics of the Christian faith. Alpha begins with a delicious meal, great topical teaching and ends with interactive discussion on a different subject each week. Childcare will be available for each location with advanced notification only.
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Kick off Dinners for the Spring 2017 Sessions:
Monday, April 17, 7pm at the Syosset Campus 178 Cold Spring Road, Syosset, NY 11791
Wednesday, April 19, 7pm at the Manhasset Campus 626 Plandome Road, Manhasset, NY 11030
Thursday, April 20, 7pm at the Westbury Community Center 360 Post Avenue, Westbury, NY 11590