News in brief from around the lo­cal churches

Rutherglen Reformer - - News From The Pews -

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

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