News in brief from around the local churches
Rutherglen Old Parish Church will be holding their next monthly coffee morning on Saturday, May 14 from 10am until noon.
A warm welcome awaits all visitors, plus tea/coffee and cakes, and all for £2 per head.
Everyone is invited to come along.
Croftfoot Parish Church are welcoming Healing Rooms Scotland from Friday, April 22 and every Friday following from 1.30-3pm.
There are currently over 30 rooms throughout Scotland and they are places where prayer is available for healing of sickness in body, mind or spirit.
Tea and coffee will be on offer during which time trained team members will be praying for God’s guidance prior to meeting with you.
They will then listen to your request, in privacy and confidentiality, and pray for your healing, in Jesus’name.
All visits are free of charge, and organisers do not advise guests to stop taking prescribed medication or to cancel doctor/ hospital appointments.
For further information on Healing Rooms Scotland, plus numerous stories of healings, visit www.healingroomsscotland.org.
Local ministers and churches are having a change of scenery next week with the annual pulpit exchange taking place. King’s Park members look forward to welcoming Ann Deacons to lead the 11am service of worship. The earlier service at 9.45am will be conducted by Rev Sandra Boyd.
Next Tuesday, April 17, children aged five to nine years of age are invited to the King’s Park Youth Club, from 3.304.45pm in the lesser hall.
Adults could also enjoy some relaxation and good company at the craft cafe on Mondays from 1.30-3.30pm or at the coffee morning held each Tuesday from 10am-12pm in the St Mungo Hall, when tea, coffee and delicious home baking is another incentive to attend.
For those adults wanting a more energetic pastime, there are various fitness classes on Monday evenings (7.15pm or 8pm), Tuesday mornings (10am), Wednesday evenings (6.10pm) and Thursday mornings (9.20am)
A time to reflect or pray can be enjoyed on Monday evenings at God Tok (7pm), Tuesdays mornings (11am) or at Sunday worship.
Rutherglen Baptist Community Church are starting a series on a Sunday morning called Why Bother With The Church?, based round a recent book by the author Sam Allberry. This will run for six weeks. The first in the series will took place on Sunday, April 10.
The church have also started a fortnightly course on Thursday evenings called Discipleship.
It is a follow up to last year’s Christianity Explored.
This time they will be using two resources; a Philip Yancey one called“The Jesus I Never knew”and“Discipleship Explored”which looks at what it is to be a follower of Jesus.
Due to demand they are looking to start a second round of this course on another evening in April as well.
Stonelaw Parish Church invite the local community into the building with the Cafe @ 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 take place at 7.30pm in the meeting place.
A Kids Zone event will take place on the morning of Saturday, April 16 at Croftfoot United Free Church.
The afternoon will include lots of fun and games for the whole family.
It will run from 11.30am until 12.30pm.
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.
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. The charismatic prayer group at St Columbkille’s are meeting every week. Join them in the hall, room one, on Wednesdays from 7pm-8.30pm.
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 6.30-7.30 pm. The church is also on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ stcolumbkillesrutherglen.
Flemington Hallside Church continues to welcome the public to its community cafe each week from noon until 2pm on Thursdays.
Toryglen Parish Church intend to hold car boot sales on the last Saturday of every month. Tables are available for £10. More information at www. facebook.com/toryglenparish. church.
If you have any church news then get in touch with jonathan.geddes@trinitymirror. com