News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

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. face­ to­ry­glen­

If you have any church news then get in touch with jonathan.ged­des@ trin­i­tymir­

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