A way to inspire and equip youth to share their faith
Our first ever Alpha Youth Film Series was launched in 2013. Over the years the series has evolved and been updated to include stories that are relevant, relational, and relatable for students as we continue to encourage conversation around life, faith, meaning, and purpose in Canada and the world.
We’re excited to be releasing Alpha Youth Series Refresh in early September! This is an opportunity for us to showcase new voices, conversations, and ideas from Gen Z.
Life on Purpose –
A 9-week journey for students aged 14-17 who are passionate about sharing their faith in Jesus and living life on purpose.
Our team of experienced and knowledgeable speakers will lead attendees through a series of weekly topics ranging from mission, Holy Spirit, and living a life of purpose.
Reviving Evangelism in the Next Generation
Dive into the emerging trends already impacting our teens and churches in this ground-breaking study of Youth in Canada brought to you by The Barna Group in partnership with Alpha Canada.
In addition to data and trends, this report also:
– Profiles young people who are proud of sharing their faith.
– Explores how leaders can support Gen Z in evangelism.
– Provides you with practical tips for fostering a passion for evangelism in the young people you lead.
This exclusive report is available to anyone currently running Alpha via the MyAlpha platform. If you do not have a MyAlpha account, use discount code ALPHACANADA10 to purchase the journal from Barna.
Run Alpha for Youth Online
More than ever before, young people are asking questions about life and meaning. With Alpha, you can create a space for them to wrestle with their thoughts and share their opinions in a safe and friendly environment.
LIFE ON PURPOSE Series
LIFE ON PURPOSE is designed to serve teens by helping them make the connection between meaning, belonging, impact, and the joy of having their friends come to know Jesus.
The four-episode series works well as envisioning and training for your youth group or individual youth as a lead-up to hosting Youth Alpha.
Preview the episodes and sign up to download the new series.
Alpha helps create a space that includes:
Tools to make your sessions fun and engaging (with new online game suggestions).
Build a deeper sense of community in each session.
Access the entire 13 episodes of the Alpha Youth Series for free.
Each episode teaches a different topic of the Christian faith.
Based on an easy to use interactive format.
Discussion Guide to help take conversations even deeper.
Simple ideas for anyone to host a dynamic small group discussion.
Alpha has helped more than 35,000 leaders around the world spark meaningful conversations with youth.
Over the past two years, we’ve seen Alphas running in high schools all led by students from other youth groups that we brought together. Alpha was the primary tool to put in their hands, and we’ve seen a few thousand people go through Alpha through the obedience of these students.
Alpha provides a fresh, fast-paced introduction to the Christian faith which can capture a young person’s imagination and set them on the road to finding or discovering faith.
Youth Alpha has been a catalyst for our ministry this year. Not only are we seeing our committed kids owning their faith in new and profound ways, but we are also seeing many kids making first time decisions to follow Christ through the series.
How do I get started?
After you sign up online, we’ll show you how to create a space where people who wouldn’t normally come to church feel comfortable having a discussion about God.
We’ll provide you with tools and training to equip your team to run Alpha and inspire the church to invite their friends.
Then you’ll get access to everything you need to run Alpha.
The Alpha Youth Series is a great tool for students to use to share the gospel with their friends; whether during a school lunch hour, at their home, online, or in a coffee shop.
Watch Ewen’s story to see the impact of Alpha on his friends in Pincher Creek, Alberta.
How do I run Alpha for my friends?
Connect with a youth worker
Connect with a youth worker to journey with you as you run Alpha.
Sign up on MyAlpha
Sign up on MyAlpha to access training tools, invitational material and student resources.
Gather other students together
Work with your youth worker to help gather some other students who can host Alpha with you.
Alpha Youth Online
Find out more about running youth Alpha online.
Preview the Alpha Youth Series
Watch some of the talks beforehand.
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