News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

Fern­hill and Cathkin Church’s Guild are hold­ing a daf­fodil tea to­day (Wednesday). Ad­mis­sion is £3.

There will be a spe­cial Easter ser­vice at Lochbrae Court to­mor­row.

Fern­hill and Cathkin Church’s Tues­day tea room is open each week from 9.30am to 11.30am.

The Fit­ness Fol­lies keep fit class led by Myra Kerr meets ev­ery Wednesday at 10.30am. Burn­side Blair­beth Church will hold Messy Com­mu­nion on Good Fri­day from 11.30am un­til 1pm. This is a spin-off from the pop­u­lar Messy Church events that take place on the first Satur­day of ev­ery month. There will be ac­tiv­i­ties as well as a sand­wich and club lunch.

They will also be hav­ing an Easter fun day on April 15 from 11am to 1pm. The fun will in­clude an Easter egg hunt.

To find out more con­tact the church of­fice on 0141 634 7383 or take a look at the Face­book page Burn­side Blair­beth Messy Church. 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 11.30am-1.30pm.

En­try is £1.50. King’s Park Parish Church has a range of ac­tiv­i­ties on of­fer over the next week. These in­clude: Zumba class, cater­pil­lar mu­sic, mother and tod­dlers group, and the com­mu­nity cafe. Stonelaw Church’s Cafe@The Meet­ing Place is open Mon­day to Satur­day from 10.30am2.30pm. Tea and cof­fee are avail­able, along with home bak­ing and a sec­ond-hand book stall.

Stonelaw Church holds 30-minute ser­vices in the Meet­ing Place on the first Wednesday of ev­ery month at 2pm. Flem­ing­ton Hall­side Church are now preach­ing from both the pul­pit and on­line.

The weekly ser­mons are be­ing up­loaded to their web­site. Any­one who wants to catch up on the ser­mon can visit www. flem­ing­ton­hall­sidechurch.com/ ser­mons.

The church holds a com­mu­nity cafe each Thurs­day from noon un­til 2pm.

The women’s guild meet on Wed­nes­days at 7pm and friendly hour for the el­derly takes place on Thurs­day after­noons at 2pm.

The next Stand up for Sun­day will be on Sun­day, April 23. This ser­vice will be led by some of the younger mem­bers of the con­gre­ga­tion.

The church will also be hav­ing a sum­mer fun day on June 10. Castlemilk Parish Church hold com­mu­nity meals on the first and third Fri­days of the month. Soup, pizza and pavlova are avail­able from 6pm-8pm along with live mu­sic. Ruther­glen West and Ward­lawhill Church friend­ship cafe runs ev­ery Tues­day from 10am-noon.

The church’s board games and film even­ing con­tin­ues on the first Satur­day of each month.

The gar­den club has re­sumed each Satur­day morn­ing from 9.30am un­til mid­day. Cam­bus­lang Parish Church’s com­mu­nity cafe is open ev­ery Wednesday from 10am un­til noon. St Colum­bkille’s Church is 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.

They will hold a race night on Fri­day, April 28, in the church hall. There will be raf­fles and auc­tions and tick­ets cost £7.50, which in­cludes a buf­fet. A men’s shed has started up in Ruther­glen Bap­tist Com­mu­nity Church.

A work­shop area will be built at one end of the hall, with a re­lax­ation area avail­able to sit and chat and put the world to rights over a cup of tea.

To be part of this project call in any Thurs­day be­tween 10am and 4pm to the up­stairs hall or call Ron Tay­lor on 07821137069 for more in­for­ma­tion. Ruther­glen’s Sal­va­tion Army have a host of events go­ing on, in­clud­ing tod­dler groups, the jam club and singing groups. More in­for­ma­tion can be found at www.sal­va­tion­army.org.uk/ ruther­glen. If you have any church news or events that you want pub­li­cised get in touch with jonathan. ged­des@trin­i­tymir­ror.com.

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