News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

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@ trin­i­tymir­ with the de­tails.

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