The Alpha Course

Fr. Scott Evans

All are invited to attend our Annual Alpha Course at All Saints, Round Lake.  We will meet on Wednesday evenings beginning with dinner at 6:15pm. The first session will be Wednesday, September 23. This is a no cost program of fellowship. learning and friendly discussion to explore the Christian faith.  For more information you may email Fr. Scott at or  You can also call the parish office at 518-899-5510.

The course will be held in the parish hall next to the church-3 Simpson Ave. Round Lake, NY  12151

What is Alpha


Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, typically run over eleven weeks. Each talk looks at a different question around faith and is designed to create conversation. Alpha is run all around the globe, and everyone is welcome.

What to expect

A typical Alpha

Alpha runs in cafés, churches, universities, homes —you name it. No two Alphas look the same, but they generally have three key things in common: food, a talk and good conversation.

First up there's


Whether it’s a group of friends gathered around a kitchen table, or a quick catch-up over coffee and cake, food has a way of bringing people together. It’s no different at Alpha. We start with food, because it’s a great way to encourage community and get to know each other.

Then a


The talks are designed to engage and inspire conversation. Generally thirty minutes long, they can be given as a live talk or played as a video. They explore the big issues around faith and unpack the basics of Christianity, addressing questions such as Who is Jesus? and How can we have faith?

Followed by


Probably the most important part of any Alpha: the chance to share thoughts and ideas on the topic, and simply discuss it in a small group. There’s no obligation to say anything. And there’s nothing you can’t say. It’s an opportunity to hear from others and contribute your own perspective in an honest, friendly and open environment.

Schedule – Fall 2020

September 23: Wednesday 6:15pm "Is There More to Life than This?"

September 30: Wednesday 6:15pm "Who Is Jesus?"

October 7: Wednesday 6:15pm "Why Did Jesus Die?"

October 1 4: Wednesday 6:15pm "How Do We Have Faith?"

October 21: Wednesday 6:15pm "How Do We Pray?"

October 28: Wednesday 6:15pm "How and Why to Read the Bible?"

November 4: Wednesday 6:15pm "How Does God Guide Us?"

November 6 and 7: Time TBA “Who Is the Holy Spirit? ”, "What Does the Holy Spirit Do?", "How Can I Be Filled With the Holy Spirit?"

November 11: Wednesday 6:15pm "How Can I Resist Evil?"

November 18: Wednesday 6:15pm “How and Why Should I Tell Others?"

November 25: Wednesday 6:15pm "Does God Heal Today ?

December 2: Wednesday 6:15pm “What About the Church?” 

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