News in brief from around the local churches
Croftfoot Parish Church 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 enjoy a coffee with friends or visit a selection of stalls offering prophetic words, dream interpretations, spiritual art, massage and healing prayer. The toddlers group in the parish at St Bride’s has started back in the Mercy Hall. The book club meets on September 21. 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 its various organisations is available on the website at www.rutherglenold. com. 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.facebook.com/ toryglenparish.church. 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 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. St Columbkille’s Church craft group has restarted.
They meet in the hall from 11am-1pm to do knitting, crochet and sewing.
The Charamatic Prayer Group continues to meet every Wednesday between 7-8.30pm.
This includes regular teachings on scripture for a deeper understanding of God’s word. 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 for men in the 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 reopen next month following its summer break. The cafe will be back on Wednesday, September 7, from 10am-noon.
The next Messy Church will be held on Saturday, September 3, in the church halls. There will be fun, games and a light snack for all the family from 4-6pm. 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. King’s Park Parish Church have a range of activities on offer over the next week.
These include: Zumba class, caterpillar music, mother and toddlers group, mixed badminton, messy church, community cafe, God Tok, pathfinders, carpet bowls and youth club.
Go to www.kingsparkchurch. co.uk or call the church on 0141 636 8688. The Salvation Army in Rutherglen have several groups running during the week.
On Tuesdays the Sunshine Toddlers Group takes place between 9.45-11.45am and Jesus and Me runs between 5-6.30pm.
The kids club is open to all children of primary school age and runs on a Wednesday from 5-6.30pm, If you have any church news get in touch with jonathan. firstname.lastname@example.org.