News in brief from around the local churches
Stonelaw Church is running its Seaside Rocks holiday club this week until Friday.
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 is holding its Rise and Shine Club this week until Friday.
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 this week.
These are aimed at S1 pupils and above and run from 7pm until 9pm each night.
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. 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. Rutherglen Old Parish Church will hold their monthly coffee morning this Saturday, August 12, from 10am until noon.
The sanctuary is also open for prayer and reflection.
The church is open every Thursday from noon until 2pm for Thoughtful Thursdays, which provides quiet time away from the hustle and bustle. Rutherglen West and Wardlawhill Church friendship cafe runs every Tuesday from 10am until noon.
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. 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 parish house at 7pm.
A range of activities take place at the church during the week.
Visit www.saintbridesparish. co.uk for more details. 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. St Columbkille’s Church building fund is raising funds online through people’s shopping habits.
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