News in brief from around the local churches
Cambuslang Parish Church would like to thank everyone who helped and supported their recent paw-some coffee morning, which was in aid of Cats Protection.
The amount raised was a fabulous £135.
The cafe is now closed for the summer holidays and will re-open on Wednesday, September 6. 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.
The church holds 30-minute services in the Meeting Place on the first Wednesday of every month at 2pm.
The church will be holding a holiday club for kids from August 7 -11. The holiday club runs from 10.30am–12.30pm and is open to kids aged 5 to 11.
More information at http:// stonelawchurch.org Rutherglen Old Parish Church has welcomed Rev Calum MacLeod B.A., B.D as their new minister.
The church hall is open every Thursday from noon until 2pm for Thoughtful Thursday’s, which provides quiet time, away from the hustle and bustle.
Everyone is welcome to enjoy the peaceful surroundings.
Tea and biscuits are available for £1. 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. 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. St Columbkille’s Church’s cafe in the parish hall has now closed for the summer.
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. Volunteers are needed to serve at a lunch club at St Bride’s Church.
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. 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 Church is not slowing down for the summer.
The church is hosting its fourth annual community festival on Monday, July 24.
First held in 2014 when the church hosted a Queen’s Baton party, the gala event is part of King’s Park’s Commonwealth Games legacy. Activities will