News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

King’s Park Church Guild wel­comes Mrs Mar­ion Dickie as the speaker to­day, Wed­nes­day, March 2 at 2pm, speak­ing on‘A South African Ad­ven­ture ’.

This Satur­day, March 5, the an­nual guild coffee morn­ing and sale takes place from 10am-noon in the large hall.

En­try is by do­na­tion with pro­ceeds go­ing to­wards guild funds.

Also on Satur­day from 4-6pm, games, art and crafts and yummy food are on of­fer at this month’s messy church for fam­i­lies and friends.

Chil­dren must be ac­com­pa­nied by an adult.

Next Tues­day, March 9, King’s Park’s Tues­day coffee morn­ing will be or­gan­ised by the men’s group. All wel­come – from 10am-noon in the St Mungo Hall.

Also on Tues­day, chil­dren aged be­tween five and nine years can come along to the youth club at 3.30-4.45pm in the lesser hall, run in part­ner­ship with Glas­gow Life.

St Colum­bkille’s mu­sic group (Colum) are hav­ing their an­nual con­cert in aid of Mary’s Meals on Satur­day, March 5 at 7.30 pm in St Colum­bkille’s Hall.

This year the theme is “Singing Through the Decades” 1930s—2000s.

Tick­ets are £5 adult, £3 chil­dren 12 and un­der, chil­dren 5 and un­der go free.

There will be tea, coffee, a bar and raf­fle.

Tick­ets avail­able from group mem­bers and at the door.

The fund rais­ing Com­mit­tee at St Colum­bkille’s are or­gan­is­ing an ex­cit­ing St Pa­trick’s Night Ceilidh on Fri­day, March 18 at 7.30pm in the Hall, in aid of the Church Restora­tion Fund with the dance mu­sic pro­vided byThe Reel Fun Ceilidh Band.

There will be a bar and raf­fle, with tea at the in­ter­val when spe­cial guests, St Fran­cis Pipe Band will play.

The charis­matic prayer group at St Colum­bkille’s are meet­ing ev­ery week.

Join them in the hall, room one, on Wed­nes­days from 7pm un­til 8.30pm and ev­ery­one is wel­come.

The craft group meets in the hall ev­ery Tues­day from 11am to 1pm.

The Di­vine Mercy Prayer Group meets in the White Fa­thers, 9 Mil­rig Road, Ruther­glen, ev­ery Thurs­day from 6.30 to 7.30 pm.

The Church is also on Face­book at www.face­book. com/stcolum­bkillesruther­glen

Ruther­glen West and Ward­lawhill Church’s weekly friend­ship cafe of­fers a warm wel­come.

The cafe runs ev­ery Tues­day from 10am-noon in West and Ward­lawhill Parish Church in Western Av­enue.

Cam­bus­lang Parish Church’s Com­mu­nity Cafe is open ev­ery Wed­nes­day.

The or­gan­is­ers in­vite the lo­cal com­mu­nity to go along and en­joy a drink and a tasty snack in warm, com­fort­able sur­round­ings each week.

The church will also be host­ing Messy Easter on Satur­day, March 12.

It will run from 4pm to 6pm. in the Kirkhill Halls and prom­ises fun and games with an Easter theme.

Ev­ery­one is wel­come to at­tend.

King’s Park Church and other lo­cal churches are con­tin­u­ing their Lent bi­ble stud­ies in the lead up to Easter.

This takes place in King’s Park Church on March 7 and in

Flem­ing­ton Hall­side Church con­tin­ues to wel­come the pub­lic to its com­mu­nity cafe each week.

The cafe runs twicea week and is open from noon-2pm on Wed­nes­days and Thurs­days.

Stonelaw Parish Church in­vite the lo­cal com­mu­nity into the build­ing with the Café @ the Meet­ing Place be­ing open from Mon­day to Satur­day from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

A se­lec­tion of teas and cof­fees are avail­able along with home bak­ing and there is a sec­ond­hand book stall.

The church has also started to hold‘Dis­ci­ple­ship Ex­plored’on Thurs­days.

The ses­sions are in­tended to help Chris­tians work out what it means to fol­low Christ and they

To­ry­glen Parish Church now in­tend to hold car boot sales on the very last Satur­day of ev­ery month. Grab your ta­ble now at £10.

More in­for­ma­tion at www. face­­ry­glen­parish. church

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@ glas­gowthe­car­ingc­

If you have any church news that you want to be in­cluded in the Re­former then get in touch with jonathan.ged­des@ trin­i­tymir­

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