News in brief from around the local churches
St Bride’s Church will be holding a quiz night on April 29.
Tickets can be bought from the parish hall committee members and are priced at £6.
St Bride’s also recently raised an amount of money for the SCIAF appeal.
They earned £1424.49. Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Church have announced the induction date of their new minister.
Rev Malcolm Cuthbertson will officially take over on Thursday, May 18.
He is currently preaching at Baillieston St Andrew’s and Baillieston Mure Memorial.
Mr Cuthbertson joins after several years of the church having a variety of ministers, not priests as we accidentally reported the church’s session clerk Ian Duncan as saying last week.
We apologise for any inconvenience. 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. 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. 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.
The church’s arts club will be having an exhibition in the Iona Hall on May 6, 2017.
Admission is free and tea, coffee and home baking will also be available upon donation to Erskine Hospital. 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. The church will also be having a summer fun day on June 10. 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.
Burnside Blairbeth Church continue to hold Messy Church once a month.
It includes crafts and games, mixed with Bible stories and a meal. 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.