News in brief from around the local churches
Croftfoot Parish Church are having a family fun day on Saturday, June 27, running from noon-3pm.
There will be a bouncy castle, face painting, and various other fun things for the children, all free.
There will also be tea, coffee, juice and food, again, all free.
The church has confirmed it will be having its usual Rise and Shine childrens’club from August 3-7.
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.
Meanwhile, the church is now holding Thoughtful Thursdays.
This offers people the chance to spend a quiet calm time at Rutherglen Old Parish Church on Thursdays from noon till 2pm, commencing June 25. Tea, coffee and biscuits will be available - but bring your own packed lunch.
Although many organisations are nearing the end of another session at King’s Park Church, 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 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.
Burnside Blairbeth Church is holding a weekly Tuesday coffee morning with
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.