News in brief from around the local churches
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.