News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

King’s Park Church is cel­e­brat­ing its 85th an­niver­sary this year and as part of the cel­e­bra­tions, in­vites all mem­bers and friends to a video evening of clips from time gone by, next Sun­day, Septem­ber 6 at 7pm.

With the school hol­i­days over, all the or­gan­i­sa­tions are pre­par­ing for a new ses­sion. The Ju­nior Sec­tion of the Boys’ Brigade in­vites all boys in Pri­mary 4, 5 and 6 to join their sec­tion which be­gins on Wed­nes­day 9th Septem­ber at 7.15pm. Older boys in P7 to S5 will be made welcome at the com­pany sec­tion which meets on Fri­days at 8pm in the large hall. Another ac­tiv­ity for chil­dren from 5 to 9 years of age is the Youth Cub which takes place in the Lesser Hall on Tues­day af­ter­noons from 3.30pm to 4.45pm.

For adults, there are var­i­ous ac­tiv­i­ties through­out the week; the Craft Cafe re­sumes at 1.30 - 3.30 on Mon­day af­ter­noons while in the evening, God-Tok meets at 7pm - 9pm - both in the St Mungo Hall; on Tues­days, also in St Mungo Hall, all are welcome to the cof­fee morn­ings that take place from 10am till 12pm, with the pro­ceeds go­ing to dif­fer­ent char­i­ties each week. Al­ter­na­tively, those wish­ing to fo­cus on their spir­i­tual wel­fare can go to the Lounge where the Prayer Group meets fron 11am to 11.30am. On Thurs­day morn­ing, any­one wish­ing to im­prove their knowl­edge of IT can at­tend the IT Com­puter Class which meets in St Mungo Hall from 10am to 12pm.

Af­ter al­most two and half years, Cam­bus­lang Parish Church’s com­mu­nity cafe (known lo­cally as the Kirkhill Cafe) has now re­lo­cated to Cam­bus­lang Parish Church at 1-2 Arnott Way.

The cafe will now be known as the Kirkhill Cafe at Arnott Way.

The cafe is open ev­ery Wed­nes­day from 10 am – 12 noon and of­fers tea, cof­fee and a se­lec­tion of home bak­ing at very rea­son­able prices. All are welcome.

Cam­bus­lang Parish Church will also be hold­ing a mis­sion con­fer­ence on Satur­day, Septem­ber 12 at the Kirkhill Build­ing.

This will be a day of dis­cus­sion on mis­sion in the com­mu­ni­ties and shar­ing what God is do­ing in the com­mu­ni­ties al­ready.

Lunch and work­shops are in­cluded.

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St Colum­bkille’s Parish Church in Ruther­glen are invit­ing peo­ple to get crafty.

The church are con­tin­u­ing to run a weekly craft group.

It meets ev­ery Tues­day from 11am un­til 1pm.

The church are also run­ning their First Tues­day Club.

The club was es­tab­lished to pro­vide a fo­rum for peo­ple suf­fer­ing from De­men­tia and is 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 also con­tin­u­ing to meet weekly.

The fo­cus is 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.

And their Di­vine Mercy Prayer Group are meet­ing on Thurs­days, from 6.30pm.

Stonelaw Parish Church is con­tin­u­ing to in­vite 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.

This com­ing Sun­day, Au­gust 30, will see Neil McLen­nan dis­cuss Sanc­tus Media.

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 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.

If your church has any news then con­tact jonathan.ged­des@ trin­i­tymir­ with the de­tails.

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