News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News from the Pews -

This Satur­day (May 23) at St Bride’s Church in Cam­bus­lang, at the 10am Mass the chil­dren of St Bride’s Pri­mary school will be mak­ing their con­fir­ma­tion.

Cam­bus­lang Parish Church are host­ing the Heart and Soul Swing Band on Fri­day June 5.

Start­ing at 7.30pm, all are in­vited. There are no tick­ets but dona­tions on the night will go to the Church of Scot­land HIV Project.

A spokesman said:“This will be a won­der­ful evening of good mu­sic and good com­pany - great fun for all ages.”

Ruther­glen West and Ward­lawhill Parish Church is hold­ing a Brian Tay­lor fash­ion sale later this month.

It will be held at the West­ern Av­enue halls on Fri­day, May 29, start­ing at 7.30pm.

There will be un­be­liev­able prices and bar­gains galore.

Tick­ets are £2, with tea and cof­fee be­ing served.

All are wel­come to at­tend.

King’s Park Church‘s sum­mer Sun­day School be­gins this Sun­day at 11am in the large hall. All chil­dren of all ages are wel­come. The adults’ Bi­ble Study group con­tin­ues to meet on Mon­day evenings at 7pm. The group is study­ing Paul’s let­ter to the Ro­mans and will be fo­cus­ing on chap­ters six and seven next Mon­day. Any­one cu­ri­ous about what the Bi­ble has to say to us to­day is most wel­come to join. Tea and bis­cuits avail­able.

Each Tues­day, the popular cof­fee morn­ings con­tinue from 10 to noon in the St Mungo hall. Shop­pers are in­vited to pop in for a cuppa and a bit of home bak­ing.

Burn­side Blair­beth Church is hold­ing a weekly Tues­day cof­fee morn­ing with home­bak­ing served in the gath­er­ing area from 10am­noon.

Cam­bus­lang Parish Church’s com­mu­nity cafe con­tin­ues to op­er­ate.

The or­gan­is­ers in­vite the lo­cal com­mu­nity to go along and en­joy a drink and a tasty snack in warm, com­fort­able sur­round­ings each week.

It is held in the church hall at the Kirkhill build­ing on Cairns Road. The cafe is open on Wed­nes­days from10am­noon.

Ruther­glen West and Ward­lawhill Church’s weekly friend­ship cafe of­fers a warm wel­come.

The cafe runs ev­ery Tues­day from 10am-noon in West and Ward­lawhill Parish Church in West­ern Av­enue, with chil­dren wel­come.

Stonelaw Parish Church is invit­ing the lo­cal com­mu­nity into the build­ing. The Meet­ing Place door is open to the public ev­ery week­day.

Vis­i­tors can drop in, drink cof­fee, browse the range of Fair­trade prod­ucts, and even se­lect a sec­ond-hand book.

The idea of the Meet­ing Place is to pro­vide an in­for­mal, com­fort­able lo­ca­tion, open to the whole com­mu­nity, for peo­ple to drop by with­out any obli­ga­tion.

It is open ev­ery Mon­day to Fri­day, 10.30am-12.30pm, and also Thurs­day af­ter­noons 2-4pm, and Wed­nes­day evenings 7.30-9.30pm.

As well as week­days, the Meet­ing Place is open from 10.30am–12.30pm each Satur­day.

Flem­ing­ton Hall­side Church con­tin­ues to wel­come the public to its com­mu­nity cafe each week.

The cafe runs two days a week and is open from noon-2pm on Wed­nes­days and Thurs­days.

Flem­ing­ton Hall­side Church is lo­cated on Hamil­ton Road.

The Sal­va­tion Army in Ruther­glen has a num­ber of clubs for kids run­ning each week.

On Tues­days, there’s Kids Alive! JAM (Je­sus and Me). There are songs, crafts, games and a Bi­ble story, from 5-6.30pm ev­ery Tues­day, for ages five-11 years.

Each Wed­nes­day, there’s the Kids Club, for chil­dren aged five-11, which also runs from 5-6.30pm.

There’s fun, games, tuck shop and Sun­shine Cor­ner tod­dlers group, which meets ev­ery Tues­day morn­ing, from 9.45-11.30am. It is open to all pre-school age young­sters.

Croft­foot Parish now holds two Sun­day evening ser­vices each month. They take place on the sec­ond and fourth Sun­days of the month.

A heal­ing ser­vice will be held on the first Tues­day of each month at 7.30pm.

The church will con­tinue to have the heal­ing hour from 7.30-8.30pm on the fourth Wed­nes­day of the month.

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