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 go along.
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.
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 as well.
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 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.
Flemington Hallside Church continues to welcome the public to its community cafe each week from noon until 2pm on Thursdays. 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@ glasgowthecaringcity.com
Croftfoot United Free Church’s bible study group are now meeting on Thursday afternoons.
They are also now offering study group sessions at the manse beginning on April 28 at 2pm and running for an hour each week.
The topic is“If you want to walk on water you’ve got to get out of the boat!”
The church has used these materials before but they are definitely worth a second look.
New faces are welcome. 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.
Castlemilk Parish Church recently hosted the White Heather Club for the last time in their current building.
The White Heather Club is a community group which has been meeting in the church hall for 59 years.
This was their last meeting in the church’s present building, and Castlemilk Parish Church look forward to welcoming them in to the new church building after the summer break.
The afternoon started wth pie and peas, then some music, dancing and pass the parcel, and good fun was had by all.
Castlemilk will officially open their new building on September 4.
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.
If you have any church news then get in touch with jonathan.geddes@ trinitymirror.com