News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - Intimations -

Ruther­glen Old Par­ish Church will be open from 10am on­wards on Lan­de­mer Day, this Saturday, June 11.

Tea, cof­fee and cakes will be avail­able at £2, and filled rolls at £1.30 will be avail­able in our tea­rooms.

They have full ac­cess, and toi­let fa­cil­i­ties, for the less able bod­ied.

Lo­cals are asked to go along and“en­joy some calm time in pleas­ant sur­round­ings.”

The church’s sanc­tu­ary will be open for those who want to rest and be quiet for while.

Ruther­glen Old Par­ish Church will also be open from noon un­til 2pm each Thurs­day when anyy­one is wel­come to visit and find out about the church’s 1,400 year his­tory.

In­for­ma­tion about their var­i­ous or­gan­i­sa­tions is avail­able on their web­site at www.ruther­

Croft­foot Par­ish Church are hold­ing heal­ing ses­sions ev­ery Fri­day from 1.30pm un­til 3pm.

The ses­sions are aimed at help­ing any­one who is un­der pres­sure, bur­dened or feel­ing de­pressed, as well as those suf­fer­ing from sick­ness of any kind.

Any­one vis­it­ing the church will be of­fered tea or cof­fee, dur­ing which time a cou­ple of trained team mem­bers will be pray­ing for God’s guid­ance prior to meet­ing with a per­son.

They will then lis­ten to the per­son’s re­quest, in pri­vacy and with con­fi­den­tial­ity, be­fore pray­ing for heal­ing in Je­sus’name.

Ruther­glen West and Ward­lawhill Church’s gar­den team meet ev­ery Saturday morn­ing from 9.30am un­til mid­day.

Any­one want­ing to take part is wel­come to go along and help out.

Their weekly friend­ship cafe offers a warm wel­come.

The cafe runs ev­ery Tuesday from 10am-noon in West and Ward­lawhill Par­ish Church in West­ern Av­enue.

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. To­ry­glen Par­ish Church have a host of events com­ing up over the next few months. The church’s car boot sales con­tinue on the last Saturday of each month from noon un­til 3pm in the Cor­ner­stone Hall.

Due to the on­go­ing un­avail­abil­ity of the car park, these are be­ing held in­doors and have be­come more of a craft mar­ket/high end ta­ble top sale.

To book a ta­ble for £10 tele­phone 07513746553.

Matt’s Min­strels will take place on the third Saturday in June and is a mu­sic night with a group of friends who play folk, Scot­tish and Gospel songs.

Tick­ets are on sale at £2.50 and in­clude tea and bis­cuits and a packet of Min­strels.

The church also plans to hold a sum­mer BBQ.

This will take place on Saturday, July 16 at 6pm.

More in­for­ma­tion on up­com­ing events can be found at to­ry­glen­

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.

Burn­side Blair­beth Church are run­ning a ser­vice on the first Saturday of ev­ery month in the Rodger Memo­rial build­ing in Kirkriggs Av­enue.

Messy Church is aimed at fam­i­lies.

It starts with an hour of crafts and games, where those tak­ing part might get messy, and is fol­lowed by a cel­e­bra­tion with a Bi­ble story and singing, fin­ish­ing with a two-course meal to­gether. 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 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!”

They also con­tinue to hold their T in the Croft ev­ery Fri­day, of­fer­ing tea and cof­fee from 10am to noon.

All are wel­come and en­try is with a do­na­tion.

Flem­ing­ton Hall­side Church con­tin­ues to wel­come the pub­lic to its com­mu­nity cafe each week from noon un­til 2pm on Thurs­days.

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

Gath­er­ing The mem­bers of the church en­joy the ser­vice

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