News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

Croft­foot Par­ish Church will hold a fun day this Satur­day, Au­gust 27.

The event will start at noon and run un­til 3pm, with en­try be­ing free.

Bouncy cas­tles, face paint­ing and lots of fun and games are promised.

The church will hold a Light and Life event on Satur­day, Septem­ber 3 from 7.30pm-9.30pm. It is open to those of all faiths, those of no faith and those who are cu­ri­ous.

It presents the chance to come along and en­joy a cof­fee with friends or visit a se­lec­tion of stalls of­fer­ing prophetic words, dream in­ter­pre­ta­tions, spir­i­tual art, mas­sage and heal­ing prayer. All are wel­come There will also be an al­pha course start­ing on Au­gust 13.

The 10 week course will be an in­tro­duc­tion to the Chris­tian faith and in­cludes a meal.

King’s Park Church’s hol­i­day club is tak­ing place this week, un­til Fri­day, 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.

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

Tick­ets are now on-sale for a quiz night in St Bride’s in St Bride’s Chapel Hall this Satur­day, Au­gust 27. It will start at 7.30pm. Tick­ets are £6.

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

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.

Stonelaw 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.

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 this Sun­day, Au­gust 28 at the King’s Park ho­tel at 2pm, fol­low­ing a mass at 9 Mil­rig Road, Ruther­glen.

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.

Flem­ing­ton Hallside Church holds a com­mu­nity cafe each Thurs­day from noon un­til 2pm

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

The cafe will be back on Septem­ber 7.

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 j onathan.ged­des@trin­i­tymir­ror. com

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