News in brief from around the local churches
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.
Contact Gillian if you’re interested on gillianc_ firstname.lastname@example.org
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@ trinitymirror.com with the details.