News in brief from around the local churches
Stonelaw Parish Church have recently started holding house group meetings on the first Thursday of each month.
Three groups will be available in the evening and Jennifer Menzies will be hosting a morning meeting for those for whom it is more convenient to meet during the day.
David Barr has agreed to coordinate the House Groups and will therefore also be happy to hear any feedback or answer any questions about how this is working.
For more information on house groups you can speak to David Barr or drop the church an email at: info@stonelawchurch. org
On the other Thursdays the church will be holding discussion and fellowship in The Meeting Place.
They are looking at: The Jesus I Never Knew.
This is DVD discussion material in which Philip Yancy looks at film portraits of Jesus and invites us to contrast them with the Jesus of the Bible.
It is designed to give a fresh, uncluttered perspective on history’s central figure, his radical claims, his challenging teachings, and his effect on others.
St Columbkilles Church will hold An Evening with St Francis Pipe Band from the Gorbals on Friday, November 6, at 7.30pm .
There will be pipe band music, solo piping, folk music and the Story of the Band, which celebrates its 90th Birthday next year.
There will be a break for tea and home baking, a raffle and the bar will be open.
Tickets are £5 each, and kids are admitted free with a donation.
Raffle prize donations will be gratefully accepted.
Tickets can be bought at the stall or after the sunday masses.
A healing service will also take place at St Columbkille’s Hall on Sunday, October 18 at 2pm.
Speakers are Father Douglas MacMillan and Joe Livingston, with tea, coffee and music.
All are welcome.
St Cuthbert’s Episcopal Church in Cambuslang are inviting knitters to join their new ‘Knit and Natter’group.
Helen Irwin the church communications person said“At the first Knit and Natter the group knitted 6”squares in pink, blue and white to be made into baby blankets.
The blankets will be donated to Woolly Hugs an online community of volunteers who provide knitted blankets to the Royal Hospital or sick.”
Knitters from beginners to experienced are welcome. For more information email the vestry secretary email@example.com.
The Craft Club at King’s Park Church continues to meet on Monday afternoons and are already looking ahead to Christmas and the Bazaar.
They are also looking forward to an outing on October 22 to the SECC craft fair when they hope to be inspired by the ideas they see there.
More information can be obtained by popping into the church or from the Kings Park Church website.
Burnside Blairbeth Church are holding Storykeepers for anyone in P1 to 3 every Tuesday evening at the Blairbeth building from 6pm till 7pm.
It promises to have lots of fun and games and a chance to discover loads of stories from the bible.
The church are also looking for a full time children and youth development worker.
More information can be found through the church’s Facebook page.
The closing date for applications is October 17.
Croftfoot Parish Church’s Healing Hour has recently resumed, and will take place on the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month at 7.30pm.
Prayer for healing is offered, and is free and confidential.
There is also a monthly healing service on the first Tuesday of the month.
Come and sit quietly and receive God’s love, and there is an opportunity to receive prayer.
Glasgow the Caring City have recently been overwhelmed with donations and desperately need people to help out Monday to Friday between 9.30am and 2pm.
Anyone who wishes to help should contact them on 0141 634 8560 or email info@ glasgowthecaringcity.com
Destiny Church Rutherglen are now meeting every Sunday.
They are at the Reuther Hall at 2.30pm.
Croftfoot United Free Church are currently in the process of collecting shoe boxes and Christmas paper for this year’s appeal.
They also need items to fill the boxes. Any help would be welcomed.
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