News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

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

from 10am-noon.

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.

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