News from around the local churches
Croftfoot Parish Church is hosting a seminar to discuss science and the Bible on Saturday, September 13.
The speaker Dr Nagy Iskander, who is a fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of London, will address the following topics:- Has science buried God? Noah ’Flood and the geological layers of the earth.
There will be a coffee break between the two presentations, and also an opportunity to ask questions. Admission to the seminar is free and everyone is welcome.
Summer might be over, but Rutherglen Old Parish is having a party.
This will take place on Thursday, September 4, from 6.30-7.30pm, as they begin their new session of kids’ clubs. Starting on September 11, the Kool Kids (for P1-P4) will meet from 6.30-7.30pm, while the 745 Club (for P5-P7) will meet from 7.30-8.30pm.
There are games, chats, stories, a tuck shop and craft activities available each week.
Flemington Hallside Church’s Boys Brigade Company is getting ready to resume for the new session next week.
The highly-successful 217 Gilbertfield Company are recruiting now, for both boys and adult volunteers.
Starting on September 1 are the Anchor Boys, who meet each Monday from 6.307.30pm, for boys aged five-eight years (P1-P3).
On Tuesday, September 2, the new session gets underway for the Junior Section, who meet from 7.30-9pm, for boys aged eight-11 years (P4-7).
Then on Friday, September 5, the Company/Senior Section meet from 7.1510pm. The Company Section is for boys aged 11-15 (S1-3), and the senior section is for boys from 15-18 (S4 and over).
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King’s Park Parish Church resumes its community lunch club this week. The first of these will take place tomorrow (Thursday) in the church hall from noon-2pm.
This continues to be a very successful venture with a good number of people taking the chance to enjoy a nutritious three course meal for just £3. New faces are always welcome to join in this community event.
The older gents in the church are looking forward to another season of carpet bowls. The gents carpet bowls club runs from September to June. Meeting every Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday from 1.30-4pm, membership is £20 for the season.
Each day, players are guaranteed plenty of bowling with 12 ends being played before tea and then as many as can be fitted in after the break. Old and new members are invited to come along on the first Tuesday in September.
Stonelaw Parish Church is holding the Meeting Place every weekday, where visitors can drop in, drink coffee, browse their range of Fairtrade products and choose a secondhand book.
The idea of the Meeting Place is to provide an informal, comfortable location, open to the whole community, for people to drop by.
It is open every Monday to Friday, 10.30am-12.30pm, and also Thursday afternoons 2-4pm and Wednesday evenings 7.30-9.30pm.
Flemington Hallside Church’s community cafe is running two days a week. Based at the church in Hamilton Road, the cafe offers lunches, snacks and drinks.
The cafe is open from noon to 2pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
Cambuslang Parish Church’s community cafe is running each week.
It is held in the Kirkhill building hall and the organisers are inviting the local community to go along and enjoy a drink and a tasty snack in warm, comfortable surroundings. The cafe is open each Wednesday from 10am until noon.
Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Church’s weekly friendship cafe is offering a warm welcome.
The cafe runs every Tuesday from 10am until noon in West and Wardlawhill Parish Church in Western Avenue, with children welcome.