News in brief from around the local churches
Cambuslang Parish Church are hosting the Heart and Soul Swing Band this 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 Old Parish Church will be open from 10am onwards on Landemer Day, June 13.
Vistors will be welcome to view the sanctuary and partake of the tea/coffee and cakes which will be available in the all day tearoom, at an inclusive cost of £2. Freshly filled rolls will also be on sale.
A friendly welcome awaits everyone who would like a rest from the outdoor activities and bustle.
King’s Park Church’s looks forward to a day of fun and games this Saturday, June 6, when the annual Summer Fete takes place from 10am-1pm.
There will be the usual stalls including bottles, crafts, books, candles, handbags and baking and for the children, a coconut shy, beat the goalie, glitter tattoos and much more. Refreshments are also available in the form of a strawberry fayre with tea and coffee.
Although many organisations are nearing the end of another session, there are several regular meetings still continuing. One of these is the ever popular Bible Study group, aka God-Tok, which meets at 7pm in the St Mungo Hall every Monday evening.
All are welcome to come along to this and of course to Sunday worship each Sunday morning at 11am.
During the summer months, children of all ages are invited to attend the Summer Sunday School which takes place in the large hall at the same time as the service. It should be noted that transport to any church event can be arranged for anyone requiring this service.
More information about King’s Park Church can be found on the church web-site www.kingsparkchurch.co.uk. Alternatively, telephone the church on 0141 636 8688 or email: kingsparkchurch@ btconnect.com
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 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 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.