News in brief from around the local churches
Fernhill and Cathkin Church have started a knit and nattering class that will be held every Thursday.
It will run from 10am until noon and all are welcome to attend. Tea will be provided. Fernhill and Cathkin also presented the Queen’s badge in the Boy’s Brigade to Christopher Cuthbertson and Andrew Webster, and the President’s badge was awarded to Kyle Graham, Callum Murray and Cameron Stewart.
Three new elders have also been admitted at the church. They are Kirsteen Johnstone, Scott Wilson and John Wylie.
Studio 32 Concert Party from East Kilbride are making a welcome return to the church on Friday, June 2 at 7.30pm.
Tickets are £5 per adult and £2.50 for children, and light refreshments are included.
All are welcome to come along for a wonderful musical evening.
Fernhill and Cathkin Church’s Tuesday tea room is open each week from 9.30- 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. St Bride’s Church have raised £1425 over the period of Lent.
The money was raised by asking parishioners to sponsor whether or not Father Paul Morton should shave off his beard or not.
The final decision was in favour of shaving it off.
The church’s hall will this week host a family movie night, where a popular film will be watched. Entry on the night will cost £1 and places should be booked St Bride’s Facebook page. Stonelaw Church’s Cafe @The Meeting Place is open Monday to Saturday from 10.30am-2.30pm.
Tea and coffee is 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. 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. 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. Flemington Hallside Church is now preaching from both the pulpit and online.
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 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 6-8pm along with live music.
All ages are welcome and there is a playroom available for young children if needed. Cambuslang Parish Church’s community cafe is open every Wednesday from 10am until noon. 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. A men’s shed has started up in Rutherglen Baptist Community Church.
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. 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, mixed badminton, community cafe, carpet bowls and youth club.
Go to www.kingsparkchurch. co.uk or call 0141 636 8688 for further details.
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. If you have any church news or events that you want publicised get in touch with jonathan.geddes@trinitymirror. com.