News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

Chris­tian faith or­gan­i­sa­tion Ur­ban Saints Scot­land will be in Cam­bus­lang on Novem­ber 8.

The group will bring their‘all in­clu­sive Scot­land’tour to the town.

The train­ing sem­i­nar will in­clude:

Ex­plor­ing sta­tis­tics and ex­plod­ing myths sur­round­ing work­ing with kids with spe­cial needs.

Look at some key strate­gies to make what group’s of­fer more in­clu­sive.

Iden­tify some of the ben­e­fits that in­clu­sion can bring to a group.

The evening pro­gramme is pre­sented in two halves, each last­ing around 40 min­utes, with a 20 minute in­ter­val in between and a Q&A ses­sion af­ter­wards.

This will in­clude an op­por­tu­nity to hear about how Ur­ban Saints can serve churches in their work with chil­dren and young peo­ple, plus the chance to look at var­i­ous re­sources dur­ing the in­ter­val.

Places must be booked at all-in­clu­sive-scot­land-tourtick­ets-27276201854

Cam­bus­lang Parish Church’s com­mu­nity cafe will be open on Wed­nes­days from 10am-noon.

This will now also in­clude en­ter­tain­ment.

Fresh from his ap­pear­ances at the Bri­tan­nia Panop­ti­con Mu­sic Hall dur­ing the sum­mer in Mu­sic Hall Mem­o­ries, Gra­ham Macgre­gor will pro­vide laugh­ter as he per­forms his well-loved ush­erette sketch.

The en­ter­tain­ment sketch will be at 11am.

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. or call 0141 636 8688.

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.

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.

St Colum­bkille’s will also hold a mis­sion week be­gin­ning on Satur­day, Novem­ber 26.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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 7.30pm un­til 9pm at the Burn­side build­ing.

If you have any church news you would like to put in the Re­former, get in touch with jonathan.ged­des@trin­i­tymir­ror. com.

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