News in brief from the local churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News from the Pews -

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. The St Bride’s Bi­ble study group meet ev­ery Thurs­day night at the St Bride’s Par­ish House at 7pm, all wel­come.

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A men’s shed has started up in Ruther­glen Bap­tist Com­mu­nity Church.

The ob­jec­tive of men’s shed is to give men who have time on their hands a place to meet.

A work­shop area will be built at one end of the hall, with a re­lax­ation area avail­able to sit and chat and put the world to rights over a cup of tea.

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.

Ruther­glen Bap­tist Com­mu­nity Church have also now started hav­ing Messy Church ser­vices one Satur­day in each month. 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. 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 church are also ap­peal­ing for vol­un­teers to con­trib­ute some time on Thurs­day morn­ings to clean the church.

For a trial pe­riod this will hap­pen weekly after 10.00am Mass on Thurs­days.

A ladies night will be held in aid of Sis­ter Anne McAl­lis­ter’s mis­sion in Kenya on Fri­day, June 16 in St Colum­bkille’s hall from 7.30pm to 11.30pm. Tick­ets are £5. The church will also host a Class­rooms for Malawi Cel­e­brate Sum­mer fundraiser on Satur­day June 24 from 7.30pm un­til mid­night.

The event will be held in St Colum­bkille’s Church Hall and will in­clude a quiz.

Tick­ets are £5 on the door.

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