News in brief from around the local churches
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 by the Reel Fun Ceilidh band.
There will be a bar and raffle, with tea at the interval when special guests St Francis Pipe Band will also 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 Old Parish Church will be delighted to welcome visitors to their annual fair trade coffee morning on Saturday March 12 from 10am till Noon.
There will be a chance to sample some fair trade produce, and learn a bit more about ethical trading throughout the world.
The church’s usual tea/ coffee and baking will, of course, also be available at the modest charge of £2 per
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.
It will also celebrate its third birthday today, (March 9)
There will also be a birthday cake to go along with the tea and coffee.
The church will also be hosting Messy Easter on Saturday, March 12.
It will run from 4-6pm. in the Kirkhill Halls.
King’s Park BB junior section football teams enjoyed a successful Cathkin District 7-a-side competition. The blue team finished first and the black team finished fourth.
Guild members will learn more about home security at their meeting today, Wednesday, March 9 at 2pm.
KP Church is the venue for the next Lent study on Monday, March 14 at 7pm. Discussion will focus on the sayings of Jesus from the cross. All welcome.
The Tuesday coffee morning on March 9 will be in aid of Livingstonia Hospital, Malawi. All welcome from 10am-12pm in the St Mungo hall. Also on Tuesday, children aged five to nine can enjoy the youth club, 3.30-4.45pm in the lesser hall, run in Partnership with Glasgow Life.
Flemington Hallside Church continues to welcome the public to its community cafe each week from 12-2pm on 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 second-hand 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 take place at 7.30pm in the Meeting Place.
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. facebook.com/ toryglenparish.church
If you have any church news then get in touch with jonathan.geddes@ trinitymirror.com