News in brief from around the local churches
Refresh is a new venture being launched at Croftfoot Parish Church from this Friday, May 12.
Running every Friday from 2-4pm, Refresh will have a number of activities for people to participate in, from hand massage to playing pool, and with opportunities to receive
spiritual readings and prayer for any need - including healing.
Tea and coffee will be served and people can drop in at any time.
Everything is free of charge and all are most welcome. 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. 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 £1,425 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.
The final decision was in favour of shaving it off.
The St Bride’s Bible Study Group meet every Thursday night at the St Bride’s Parish House at 7pm, all welcome. 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.