News in brief from around the local churches
King’s Park Church’s Discovery Holiday Club is continuing all this week, and runs through until Friday (August 20) The theme is Waste Watchers and the church are looking at how we re-cycle our waste. They meet 6.30pm-8.30pm tonight and tomorrow, with a 7.30pm finish on Friday as they’re holding a parents night on the Friday. Cost is 50p per child per evening.
Flemington Hallside Church will be having their Stand Up For Sunday service this coming Sunday, August 23.
The purpose of the alternative service is to provide a more contemporary style of worship, and encourage young people to get more involved in leading church services. The 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.
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 Saturday.
Stonelaw is also holding their evening services on Sunday nights.
On August 23 Stuart Weir from Care will speak, and on August 30 Neil McLennan will discuss Sanctus Media.
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.
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.
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
Cambuslang Parish Church are holding a family pizza and disco night this Saturday.
Tickets are £4 for adults, £2 for children or £10 for a family of four.
Contact Libby at the church to book a place. Cambuslang Parish Church’s community cafe will mobve to their Arnott Way building. The organisers invite the local community to go along and enjoy a drink and a tasty snack in warm, comfortable surroundings. It will no longer be held in the Kirkhill building.
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.
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.
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
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.
If your church has any news then contact jonathan.geddes@ trinitymirror.com with the details.