News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News from the Pews -

King’s Park Church’s hol­i­day club will take place from Au­gust 22 un­til Au­gust 26.

It will be called Show­stop­pers and is for all pri­mary one to pri­mary seven chil­dren.

There will be lots of fun, games, songs, arts and crafts, chal­lenges and drama for the young­sters to en­joy.

Juice and bis­cuits will be pro­vided and en­try is 50p per child per night. Burn­side Blair­beth are to hold a South Pa­cific tea party.

It will take place tomorrow, Thurs­day, Au­gust 18, at Burn­side Church from 2-4 pm.

Everone is in­vited to join them in this fun event.

Fancy dress is op­tional at the tea party.

All are wel­come along.

Burn­side Blair­beth Church are con­tin­u­ing to run 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.

Come along and join in the fun to­gether. Stonelaw Church’s church’s Cafe@The Meet­ing Place is open to all Mon­day to Satur­day from 10.30am-2.30pm.

Tea and cof­fee are avail­able, along with home bak­ing, and there is a sec­ond-hand book stall avail­able. The ladies in the hall tea room at St Colum­bkille’s have re­cently been work­ing hard on be­half of the church.

They or­gan­ised the on­go­ing bring and buy in the church hall and this time have raised a mag­nif­i­cent £1000 for the build­ing fund.

St Colum­bkille’s Church craft group has now re-started.

They meet in the hall from 11am—1pm.

They do knit­ting, cro­chet and sewing.

The White Fa­thers Par­ents and Friends As­so­ci­a­tion will hold their an­nual re­union on Sun­day, Au­gust 28.

Mass will be at 12pm in 9 Mil­rig Road fol­lowed by a meal at 2pm at the Kings Park Ho­tel, Ruther­glen, price £14.

Those wish­ing to at­tend please con­tact the White Fa­thers, 9 Mil­rig Rd, Ruther­glen G73 2NG or call 613-0209 / 647 -3800 be­fore Au­gust 17. Tick­ets are on sale for a con­cert at Fern­hill and Cathkin Church on Fri­day, Septem­ber 2.

Stu­dio 32 are per­form­ing from 7.30pm.

Tick­ets cost £5 and can be bought by call­ing Bri­die Kelly on 0141 533 2684. St Oswald’s Church are con­tin­u­ing to push ahead with their plans for a men’s shed.

The hope is the shed can be­come a space used by men in the lo­cal com­mu­nity to meet and use.

Email ozzy­mensshed@gmail. com for more in­for­ma­tion.

The tod­dlers group in the parish at St Bride’s re­sumes on Au­gust 24 in Mercy Hall.

The jig­saw group re-starts on Au­gust 15 in Mercy Hall.

Tick­ets are now on-sale for a quiz night in St Bride’s in St Bride’s Chapel Hall on Au­gust 27. It will start at 7.30pm. Tick­ets are £6. Flem­ing­ton Hall­side Church holds a com­mu­nity cafe each Thurs­day from noon un­til 2pm and all are wel­come along to the event.

Cam­bus­lang Parish Church’s com­mu­nity cafe will re-open next month fol­low­ing its sum­mer break.

The cafe will be back on Septem­ber 7. Ruther­glen Old Parish Church is open from noon un­til 2pm each Thurs­day, when anyone is wel­come to visit and find out about the church’s 1400-year his­tory.

In­for­ma­tion about their var­i­ous or­gan­i­sa­tions is avail­able on their web­site at www.ruther­ To­ry­glen Parish 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 075137 46553.

More in­for­ma­tion on up­com­ing events can be found at www.face­ to­ry­glen­

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

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

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

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

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