News in brief from around the local churches
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. ●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. ●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. ●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. The church also has various activities ongoing. See http://castlemilkparishch. wixsite.com for details. ●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. ●Refresh is a new venture being launched at Croftfoot Parish Church which started on 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. The St Bride’s Bible Study Group meet every Thursday night at the St Bride’s Parish House at 7pm, all welcome. ●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.
The White Fathers Parents & Friends Association will be having a fundraising evening on Friday, May 19 at 7.30pm at 9 Milrig Road, Rutherglen. There will be bingo, raffles and prizes.Tickets are £2. Tea, coffee and home baking will be available. ●Cambuslang Parish Church’s community cafe is open every Wednesday from 10am until noon. ●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. ●If you have any church news or events that you want publicised get in touch with jonathan. email@example.com.