News in brief from around the local churches
As Remembrance Day draw near, King’s Park Church invites the community to the dedication of the church’s Garden of Remembrance this Sunday at 12pm, after the morning service of worship.
On the following Sunday, there will be the service of Remembrance at 11am and then on Wednesday, November 11, Remembrance Day itself, the church will be open all day for prayer and meditation with prayers being led every hour on the hour. All welcome.
The usual activities continue mid-week in the church and the church is indebted to Glasgow Life for their support with many of these;.
On Mondays from 10am till 12 noon, members of the community who wish to brush up on their IT skills are welcome to join the IT class; on Tuesday afternoons, youngsters from five- to nine-years of age are welcome to come along to the youth club which runs from 3.30 to 4.45pm; on Friday, the monthly D-Caf, an informal gathering for people with dementia and their carers, takes place in the St Mungo Hall.
This Wednesday at 2pm in the large hall, the members of King’s Park Guild are looking forward to a talk on City of Glasgow Treasures by Mr David Walker.
This is followed by a varied programme during November which runs as follows: 4th at 2pm – Street Pastors; 11th at 7.30pm – Charity Night with East Kilbride Ladies’Choir; 18th at 2pm; 25th at 2pm – Community safety Officer from Rutherglen Police.
All welcome to any or all of these events.
The twice yearly textile collection takes place from Wednesday, November 4 to Wednesday 11.
Anyone wanting to seize the chance to clear out their old textiles can deliver these, in bags, to the church any morning that week.
St. Bartholomew’s Church will hold a Fancy Dress Party this Saturday, October 31.
Tickets are £4 for adults and £2 for children. Tickets are on sale now. Some of the men of the parish at St Bartholomew’s have also begun a social afternoon on Monday afternoons from 1-4 p.m. which will include carpet bowls, pool and dominoes.
There will be a Table Top Sale and Coffee Morning in Stonelaw Church Hall, Dryburgh Avenue, on Saturday November 7 from 10am until 1pm.
Various stalls will include Arts & Crafts / Christmas Goods / Jewellery / Cards / Home Baking and many more.
If you are interested in having a table ( £10 charge ) please contact Jill on 0141 569 9340.
The Church are also continuing to invite the local community into the building, with the Meeting Place door being open every weekday.
Visitors can drop in, drink coffee, browse Fairtrade products and select a secondhand book.
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.