News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

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To­ry­glen Parish Church will be hav­ing a craft fayre and af­ter­noon tea on Satur­day, Oc­to­ber 15. The event will last from 2pm un­til 4pm.

More in­for­ma­tion on up­com­ing events can be found at www.face­book.com/ to­ry­glen­parish.church. 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. 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. 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. 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. Cam­bus­lang Parish Church’s com­mu­nity cafe has re­sumed fol­low­ing its sum­mer break.

The cafe will be open on Wed­nes­days from 10am-noon. St Colum­bkille’s Church are to hold a jumble sale on Satur­day, Novem­ber 5, in the church hall in aid of the build­ing fund.

There will be arts and crafts, bric-a-brac, clothes and home bak­ing.

En­try is free and the cafe will be open.

The church’s craft group meet in the hall from 11am un­til 1pm to do knit­ting, cro­chet and sewing.

The charis­matic prayer group con­tin­ues to meet ev­ery Wed­nes­day be­tween 7-8.30pm. 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 new ses­sion of the Guild will be­gin to­day (Wed­nes­day) at 2pm, when they will be en­ter­tained by the Hi-Lites Group.

The Guild meets ev­ery Wed­nes­day at 2pm, ex­cept when there is a spe­cial event, all of which are held in the evenings at 7.30pm. Castlemilk Parish Church will hold com­mu­nity meals on the first and third Fri­days of the month.

Soup, pizza and pavlova will be avail­able on Fri­days from 6-8pm along with some live mu­sic. 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 a sec­ond-hand book stall.

Stonelaw Church have also started hold­ing 30-minute ser­vices in the Meet­ing Place on the first Wed­nes­day of ev­ery month.

There will be tea and chat af­ter­wards. 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 and is fol­lowed by a cel­e­bra­tion with a Bi­ble story and singing, fin­ish­ing with a two-course meal.

Their group The Way takes place on Sun­day nights from 7.30 un­til 9pm at the Burnside build­ing. If you have any church news get in touch with jonathan.ged­des@ trin­i­tymir­ror.com.

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