News in brief from around the local churches
Burnside Blairbeth Church’s popular Messy Church series of services will return this Saturday, January 14.
It will take place 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.
To find out more contact the church office on 634 7383 or take a look at the Facebook page Burnside Blairbeth Messy Church. Flemington Hallside Church continues to hold a community cafe each Thursday from noon until 2pm. Cambuslang Parish Church will be celebrating the new year with a family party this Saturday, January 14.
The party, which includes pizza and a ceilidh, will take place in the Kirkhill Halls, from 6.30pm onwards.
Pizzas will be served on the night, but like previous parties feel free to bring your own drinks and snacks.
Tickets cost £4 for adults and £2 for children, with a family ticket costing £10. Cambuslang Parish Church’s community cafe is set to reopen next week after its Christmas break.
The cafe will be back on Wednesday, January 18, from 10am until noon. Rutherglen Old Parish Church is open every Thursday between noon and 2pm, with tea/coffee and biscuits available for £1. St Columbkille’s Church are offering a chance to have a cuppa every day of the week after 10am mass.
There will be a hot cup of tea or coffee and roll with bacon or sausage.
All proceeds will go towards keeping the church hall functioning. 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. Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Church’s weekly friendship cafe runs every Tuesday from 10am-noon. Castlemilk Parish Church hold community meals on the first and third Fridays of the month. Soup, pizza and pavlova are available from 6-8pm along with some live music.
The church have also launched a new monthly initiative called Treasure Hunters.
They will take a street per month and spend some time getting to know who lives there, who works there, what the secret places are in the street and hopefully form connections between that street and the church. 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 0141 636 8688 for details.
The church’s Burns supper will take place on Sunday, January 29 at 6.30pm for 7pm. Tickets are £10. King’s Park Church have also confirmed the date for their next Frock Swap. It will take place on February 4 and tickets are £10.
And the Sunday School’s next bring and buy sale will take place on Sunday, February 5 2017, immediately after morning worship.
All monies received will go towards helping children and young people. Croftfoot United Free Church hold T In The Croft every Friday from 10am until noon.
They also hold Lunch at the Croft on the first Friday of the month from 11.30-1.30. Entry is £1.50.
They will also be holding a special event on Saturday, March 18.
The community event will feature a bouncy castle, craft activities, and lots of other fun things. St Bride’s Church are to hold a family movie night on Friday, January 13.
Tickets are £1 and are payable at the door.
Those going should bring their own snacks and drinks. Rutherglen West and Warlawhill Church will hold a Ceilidh supper dance on February 25.
Tickets for the event will go on sale later this month. If you have any church news or events that you want publicised then get in touch with jonathan. email@example.com.