News in brief from around the local churches
Flemington Hallside Church is holding a summer holiday club this week.
The fun will take place from 10am until noon each day until Friday and has a theme called Seaside Rocks.
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 will also run Seaside Rocks but from next Monday, August 7, through to August 11.
The holiday club programme is for 5-11s and promises to offer all the excitement of the beach with five fun-filled days of sand, beach games, The Golden Palace drama, and hearing how Peter took up the challenge to follow Jesus. The club runs from 10.30am until 12.30pm each day.
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. Croftfoot Parish Church will hold their Rise and Shine Club starting on Monday, August 7 and running until Friday, August 12.
It is for pre-school (age 2-4) and primary school children and will run from 10.30am through to 12.30pm.
There will be games, football, crafts, dance, songs and stories.
For older schoolchildren the Infusion youth evening sessions will also take place at the church that week.
These are aimed at S1 pupils and above and start on Tuesday, August 8, running from 7pm until 9pm each night that week.
Refresh is a new venture at Croftfoot Parish Church. Running every Friday from 2-4pm, it has a number of activities from hand massage to playing pool and opportunities to receive spiritual readings and prayer for any need.
Tea and coffee will be served and everything is free. King’s Park Church will run a children’s holiday club from Monday, August 28, through to September 1, with the fun taking place from 6.30-8pm each night.
There will be lots of fun, games, songs, arts and crafts, challenges and drama.
Juice and biscuits will be provided and entry is £1 per child per night. Burnside Blairbeth Church will hold Messy Church this Saturday, August 5. It includes a Bible story, singing and a meal together. Fernhill and Cathkin Church has started a knit and nattering class that will be held every Thursday from 10am until noon.
The tea room is open each week from 9.30-11.30am.
The Fitness Follies keep fit class meets every Wednesday at 10.30am. 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. 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. Cambuslang Parish Church’s cafe is now closed for the summer holidays and will reopen on Wednesday, September 6. Castlemilk Parish Church hold community meals on the first and third Fridays of the month.
Soup, pizza and pavlova are available from 6-8pm along with live music.
See http://castlemilkparishch. wixsite.com for details. Rutherglen Old Parish Church is open every Thursday from noon until 2pm for Thoughtful Thursdays, 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. 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 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 West and Wardlawhill Church friendship cafe runs every Tuesday from 10am until noon. If you have any church news or events that you want publicised get in touch with jonathan. firstname.lastname@example.org.