News in brief from around the local churches
Croftfoot Parish Church are to hold their summer fete on Saturday, June 3. All are welcome to attend. Rutherglen Old Parish Church congregation will welcome everyone along to Landemer Day this Saturday, June 3, when it will be running a tearoom. Filled rolls and baking will be available at very modest costs. The sanctuary will be open for a quiet time, away from the noise of Main Street, as well. King’s Park Church will hold a strawberry fayre on Saturday, June 3. Locals are encouraged to go along and enjoy a strawberry tart or a strawberry pavlova, while there will, of course, be goodies for those who do not like strawberries. There will be candle, card and craft stalls too. All funds raised will go towards the church’s roof fund. 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. Stonelaw Church will hold a coffee morning on Saturday, June 10, aimed at raising funds for the Salvation Army. It will run from 10.30am until 12.30pm, with the chance to drink lots of tea and coffee, eat cake and buy from the home baking stall. Tickets are £2.50 or £1.50 for anyone under 16. Stonelaw Church’s Cafe @ The Meeting Place is open Monday to Saturday from 10.30am until 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 has 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. Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Church friendship cafe runs every Tuesday from 10am-noon. Flemington Hallside 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. 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. The church also has various activities ongoing. See http://castlemilkparishch. wixsite.com for details. The St Bride’s Bible study group meet every Thursday night at the St Bride’s Parish House at 7pm, all welcome. Refresh is a new venture at Croftfoot Parish Church. 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. Tea and coffee will be served. Everything is free of charge and all are most welcome. Fernhill and Cathkin Church has 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. Studio 32 Concert Party from East Kilbride are making a welcome return to the church this Friday, June 2 at 7.30pm. Tickets are £5 per adult and £2.50 for children, and light refreshments are included. Fernhill and Cathkin Church’s Tuesday tea room is open each week from 9.30- 11.30am. The Fitness Follies keep fit class 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 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. Cambuslang Parish Church’s community café is open every Wednesday from 10am until noon. If you have any church news or events that you want publicised get in touch with jonathan. firstname.lastname@example.org.