we run Alpha here

Latest Course Started on 29 September

What is Alpha?

Alpha is a series of sessions exploring the Christian faith, 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.

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. The sessions start with food because it’s a great way to build community and get to know each other.

Then a


The talks are designed to engage and inspire conversation. Usually around thirty minutes long and delivered over eleven weeks. They explore the big issues around faith and unpack the basics of Christianity, addressing questions from Who is Jesus? and How can we have faith? to Why and how do I pray? and How does God guide us?

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 (seriously). It’s an opportunity to hear from others and contribute your own perspective in an honest, friendly and open environment.

Latest Course Started on 29 September

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Giving and Investing

We are so thankful for how generous the people of Hope House are, this is demonstrated through the vast amount of hours that people devote in creating a place that you can call home.

The money you give funds the vision and activities as well as helps us to support others.

We are always grateful for your continued generosity.

The church has two bank accounts, one for general costs and one, called the Future Fund, which is specifically set up to pay the costs of our new Wellington Street building.

Gift Aid

If you are a UK tax payer, for every £1 you give, we can claim 25p back from HM Revenue & Customs. You will find details of how to set this up on our Gift Aid Form. For information about Gift aid click here

If you have any other queries about this please contact our treasurer.

Standing Orders and Bank Transfers

One of the most convenient and efficient ways to give is by setting up a regular standing order, or making direct bank transfers. Please find our bank details below.


Account: Hope House Church, Barnsley
Sort Code: 08-92-99
Account No.: 65722792


Account: Hope House Church, Barnsley
Sort Code: 08-92-99
Account No.: 65765131

Online Giving

You can give online via our PayPal account using debit or credit cards.

Sunday Giving

If you’d like to give on a Sunday, you can do so with Cash or Cheque (payable to Hope House Church) in our offering box, located on Coffee Bar 1.