News in brief from around the local churches
St Columbkille’s Church will be holding a ladies night in aid of Sister Anne McAllister’s mission in Kenya this 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. They are also 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 10am Mass onThursdays. Fernhill and Cathkin Church has started a knit and nattering class that will be held every Thursday.
It will run from10am until noon and all are welcome to attend.
Fernhill and Cathkin Church’s Tuesday tea room is open each week from 9.30am until 11.30am.
The Fitness Follies keep fit class meets every Wednesday at 10.30am. Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Church friendship cafe runs every Tuesday from 10am until noon.
Refresh is a new venture at Croftfoot Parish Church. Running every Friday from 2pm to 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. 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. 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’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. Burnside Blairbeth Church continue to hold Messy Church services each month.
The Messy Church services are aimed at families, and usually start with an hour of crafts and games, where those taking part might get messy.
It is then followed by a celebration with a Bible story and singing, finishing with a meal together. 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. Cambuslang Parish Church’s community café is open every Wednesday from 10am until noon. Castlemilk Parish Church hold community meals on the first and third Fridays of the month.
Soup, pizza and pavlova are available from 6pm to 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. 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. 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 to 1.30pm.
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