News in brief from around the local churches
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.”
The following day, Saturday June 6, they will be holding Messy Church.
This will take place from 4-6pm at the church building on Arnott Way, where there will be crafts and activities, food and fun. Messy Church is suitable for all ages and abilities, and especially suited to families/. The event is free but donations are welcome. For details call Karen Hamilton on 0752 440 2612.
Burnside Blairbeth Church are running a new service each month.
It will take place on the first Saturday of every month in the Rodger Memorial building in Kirkriggs Avenue, and is known as Messy Church, which is aimed at families.
It starts with an hour of crafts and games, where those taking part might get messy, and is followed by a‘celebration’with a Bible story and singing, finishing with a two course meal together.
To find out more, contact the church office on 634 7383 or take a look at the Facebook page Burnside Blairbeth Messy Church.
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 monthly lunch cub takes place in the church hall tomorrow (Thursday, May 28), between noon and 2pm.
This venture continues to be a very successful venture with a good number of people taking the chance to enjoy a nutritious three course meal for the very reasonable price of £3.
An open invitation is extended to all local residents to come along.
The church is urging the local community to pay it a visit on Saturday, June 6.
They will be holding a summer fete that day, from 10am-1pm.
There will be a bottle stall, home baking, craft staff, handbags and accessories, a coconut shy, a £1 stall, beat the goalie, candles, books, glitter tattoos, and much more.
There will also be a strawberry fayre with tea/coffee.
All are welcome.
Burnside Blairbeth Church is holding a weekly Tuesday coffee morning with homebaking served in the gathering area
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 from10am-noon.
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
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.