What is Alpha?

Alpha is a chance to ask questions and explore the Christian faith in a fun, no-pressure environment.

Alpha takes place across ten sessions with the option to attend an extra Saturday session in the middle.

You can join Alpha either in-person or online, to suit you.

How does it work?

Each session includes food (in person), a short talk, and a discussion at the end where you can share your thoughts.


What if I try it and don’t like it?

If at any point you decide Alpha isn’t for you, that’s not a problem. There’s no pressure, no follow up, and no charge.

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Alpha In-person

Each session includes food, a short video, and a discussion at the end where you can share your thoughts.

Starting in September 2024 – watch this space for dates and sign up link.

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Alpha Online

We meet online using Zoom. Each session includes the same talk as you get in-person, plus smaller breakout groups to share your thoughts.

Online is ideal for those unable to gather in-person and who would be more comfortable joining from home.

Watch this space for upcoming dates



We’d love you to join us for our next Alpha course. We have just finished our Spring 2024 courses and are planning more in September 2024.

If you’d be interested in joining the next course or would like more information meanwhile, please email hello@gatewayvineyard.church.

Join the team

It  takes a great team to run a great Alpha course, from setup and catering to hosting a table or online.

If you’d like to be a part of the team, let us know.

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Maybe you are exploring faith, just curious, relocating, in need of some support, wanting to ask questions, unfamiliar with church or not sure what you believe? We welcome YOU! Come and discover for yourself who Jesus is and what it means to follow Him.

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Gateway Central

Gateway Vineyard Church
Norwich High School for Girls
95, Newmarket Road


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Gateway at the Chapel

The Chapel,
Chapel Court,


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