News in brief from around the local churches
Cambuslang Parish Church thanked everyone who helped and supported their recent Paw-some Coffee Morning in aid of Cats Protection. The amount raised was £135. The cafe is now closed for the summer holidays and will reopen on Wednesday, September 6. Rutherglen Old Parish Church will be happy to welcome visitors along to its monthly coffee morning on Saturday, July 8, from 10am till noon.
Cakes, tea and coffee will be available for £2 per person, with baking, tablet and marmalade also on sale.
Each Thursday the church and hall is open from 10am till noon for a quiet time, away from the hustle and bustle.
Everyone is welcome to enjoy the peaceful surroundings. Tea and biscuits are available for £1. Burnside Blairbeth Church hold Messy Church services each month. It is followed by a celebration with a Bible story and singing, finishing with a meal together. Fernhill and Cathkin Church has started a knit and nattering class that will be held every Thursday from 10am until noon.
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. 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 is 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. 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.
Entry is £1.50. 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. Stonelaw Church’s Cafe @ The Meeting Place is open Monday to Saturday from 10.30am until 2.30pm. Tea and coffee are available, along with home baking and second-hand books.
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. 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. 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, it has a number of activities from hand massage to playing pool, and with opportunities to receive spiritual readings and prayer for any need. Tea and coffee will be served and everything is free. 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. Volunteers are needed to serve at a lunch club at St Bride’s Church, which is planned to begin after the summer.
The St Bride’s Bible study group meet every Thursday night at the St Bride’s Parish House at 7pm.
A range of activities continue to take place at the church during the week. Visit www. saintbridesparish.co.uk for more details. If you have any church news or events that you want publicised get in touch with jonathan. firstname.lastname@example.org.