News in brief from around the local churches
Anyone looking for activities to keep their children occupied might try the youth club at King’s Park Church.
This club, run in conjunction with Glasgow Life, is free and caters for children aged five to nine years and is held on Tuesdays from 3.30-4.45pm in the lesser hall. Children are also welcome to attend on Sunday mornings at 11am when various activities are arranged for different age groups.
Adults can also enjoy some relaxation and good company at the craft cafe on Mondays from 1.30-3.30pm or at the coffee mornings held each Tuesday from 10am-noon in the St Mungo hall when tea, coffee and delicious home being is another incentive to attend.
Next Tuesday, April 26, the coffee morning will be hosted by Norma Cullen with the proceeds going to the SSPCA.
The following evening, Wednesday, April 27, King’s Park Boys’Brigade junior section is holding a coffee evening in the large hall.
This takes place between 7.30pm and 9pm and all are welcome to enjoy tea, coffee and home baking.
This Sunday, April 24, both morning services will be conducted by Rev Sandra Boyd with the Boys’Brigade parade taking place at the 11am service.
Stonelaw Parish Church invite the local community into the building with the Cafe @ the Meeting Place being open 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.
Stonelaw will also hold a congregational gathering to discuss together how to grow as a Church.
It will be held this Saturday (April 23) from 10am until 12.30pm (no later) but with breakfast available from 9am.
The John Hinshelwood Band will also headline the next Acoustic Nights at the Meeting Place.
It will take place on Friday April 29.
Croftfoot United Free Church’s bible study group will meet on Sunday, April 24 in the small hall from 6pm until 7pm.
They are also now offering a Thursday afternoon at the manse beginning on April 28 at 2pm and running for an hour.
The topic is“If you want to walk on water you’ve got to get out of the boat!”
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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 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.
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.
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.
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 go along.
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.
Croftfoot Parish Church are welcoming Healing Rooms Scotland starting this Friday (April 22) and then 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 confidentially, 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.
Flemington Hallside Church continues to welcome the public to its community cafe each week from noon until 2pm on Thursdays.
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