News in brief from around the local churches
Rutherglen Old Parish Church are holding Thoughtful Thursdays each week. This is a chance to spend a quiet time in the church, on Rutherglen Main Street, from noon till 2pm. Tea and biscuits will be available, but bring your own packed lunch.
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. It is held in the church hall at the Kirkhill building on Cairns Road on Wednesdays from10amnoon.
Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Church’s weekly friendship cafe offers a warm welcome. The cafe runs every Tuesday from 10am-12pm in West and Wardlawhill Parish Church in Western Avenue, with children welcome.
King’s Park Church are running the Discovery Holiday Club, starting on Monday August 17.
The theme is Waste Watchers and the church are looking at how we re-cycle our waste.
They meet Monday to Thursday 6.30pm-8.30pm and finish 7.30pm with a parents night on the Friday. Cost 50p per child per evening.
Stonelaw Parish Church are running their Polar Explorers Club for young ones this week.
Children in P1 to P7 are welcome at the club, which runs through until Friday (August 14).
The club will last from 10.30am until 12.30pm each day, and there will be games, music, drama and praise taking place as part of it.
Their Ice Theatre will also be in operation today and tomorrow (August 12 and 13) from 2.30pm until 4pm.
Stonelaw Parish Church is also 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 select a second-hand book.
The idea of the Meeting Place is to provide an informal, comfortable location 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, Wednesday evenings 7.30-9.30pm and from 10.30am–12.30pm each
A Mass to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the parish at St. Bartholomew’s in Castlemilk will take place on Monday August 24 (Feast of St. Bartholomew) at 7pm.
Former clergy, sisters, civic leaders and others who have connections with our parish have been invited.
There are no tickets and all are welcome to attend.
A reception will take place in the hall afterwards.
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 12-2pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays.
St Columbkille’s Parish Church in Rutherglen are inviting people to get crafty.
For the church are running a weekly craft group.
It meets every Tuesday from 11am until 1pm.
Activities include knitting, crochet, sewing and chatting.
The church are then running their First Tuesday Club. The club was established to provide a forum for people suffering from Dementia and of equal importance for their Carers.
The club meets on the first Tuesday of every month between 1.30pm and 3.30pm in the church hall.
St. Columbkille’s Charismatic Prayer Group are continuing to meet weekly.
The focus of Charismatic Renewal and a desire to be able to give Praise and Glory to the Lord. The group meet every Wednesday from 7pm till 8.30pm in the Hall, room one.
Burnside Blairbeth Church are running a new service on the first Saturday of every month in the Rodger Memorial building in Kirkriggs Avenue.
Messy Church is aimed at families.
It starts with an hour of crafts and games, where those taking part might get messy.
This 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.
The church is also holding a coffee morning tomorrow, August 13, from 10am-noon in the Roger Memorial building at 1 Kirkriggs Avenue.
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