Eat. Sleep. Work. Repeat. There’s got to be more

GOLDEN VALLEY, MINN. (Jan. 21, 2014) – Eat. Work. Sleep. Repeat. There's got to be more to life ... Don't you think? Gain a new perspective on life. Enjoy a fresh start on who you are and who God is. Come to Alpha, a free 10-week course on the basics of the Christian faith, at Calvary Lutheran Church, 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley, Minn. The course is on Sundays, Feb. 9-April 13, 5-7:30 p.m., and includes an optional low-cost dinner, presentation and small-group discussion. Childcare included. To register for Alpha, go to or contact Pastor John Brecount at 763.231.2961 or

The course also includes a retreat on the Holy Spirit on Saturday, March 15, from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Lunch included.

At Alpha, you'll learn answers to some of the most important questions of the Christian faith:

   * Who is Jesus?
   * Why did Jesus die?
   * Why and how should I read the Bible?
   * Why and how do I pray?
   * Who is the Holy Spirit?
   * How can I resist evil?
   * Why and how should I tell others?
   * Does God heal today?
   * What about the church?

Alpha is for everyone—all ages and backgrounds—and especially:

* Anyone interested in investigating Christianity.

* Christians who want to brush up on the basics.

* New Christians.

* Couples recently married or preparing for marriage.


The mission of Calvary Lutheran Church is to lead people into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ. Established in 1946, Calvary offers six weekly worship services and a wide variety of programs for children, youth and adults. For more information, call 763-545-5659 or visit