News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

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.

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