Weekly news round up

Morning worship on Sunday 16th  October takes place at 10:45am at Bellshill Central Church, 346 Main Street.  Our minister, Rev Kevin de Beer, will lead worship.  Kevin’s theme for the service is “You are salt and light”, with readings from Matthew 5:13-16 & John 8:12-20.  Our hymns include To God be the Glory, Christ Triumphant every reigning, When we walk with the Lord.   Activities for children and young adults are available in our Young Church groups that meets during the service.  All are warmly welcome to our service of worship.  We’re a warm and welcoming church family at the heart of Bellshill.  We would love to see you join us.
Now that the final amounts have been counted we can say a hearty thank you to everyone involved in the Line Dancing night and the Big Sing, held at the first weekend in October.   £1,000 was raised for church funds at the Line Dancing night, and £732 was raised for St Andrew’s Hospice at the Big Sing.   Thanks to Lorna McCafferty from St Andrew’s who came along to receive the cheque on Friday 7th October.   Thanks to Jean Hargave for organising the line dancing.  Thanks again to Tesco Bellshill for donating items for our reception after the Big Sing.
A huge thank you to Jane Aitken and Lesley Marshall who prepared our wonderful Harvest Ploughman’s lunch on Sunday 2nd October in the hall after the service.   More than 60 people were seated and served to a delightful spread which as well as being a great time of fellowship for the church family also served as a church fund raiser.
Our church guild continues on Monday 17th October at 7:.30pm in the Church Hall.   This will be a guest night with Dave Marshall.   Devotions will be lead by Liz Morton and Betty Mackie will provide a vote of thanks. All ladies and gents are welcome to come along to a warm and welcoming evening, full of fellowship.   Full event details for the year are available online.
Our indoor bowling club has also resumed on Wednesday nights in the Church Hall.   Bowlers of all ages and abilities are warmly welcome to come along.  You are guaranteed a cheery welcome and some friendly competition.   Just who will be the best bowler this season?  You will have to come along to find out!
Both our Brownie (7-10yrs) and Guide (10-14yrs) packs have resumed on Thursday nights in the Church Halls.  Brownies meeting from 6.15pm-7.30pm and the Guides from 7.45-9.15pm.  Any girls interested should come along to the church hall to join in the fun and be part of the Guide Family.  More information can be found atwww.girlguiding.org.uk/brownies or www.girlguiding.org.uk/guides
Our Rainbows (5-7yrs) have also resumed on Tuesdays in the Church halls at Bellshill Central.  The Rainbows meet from 6pm-7pm.  Any girls interested are invited to come along to the church hall to join with other girls from the local area.   Information online at www.rainbows.girlguiding.org.uk
Church choir next meets on Friday 14th October at 7.30pm in the Church Hall.  All are welcome to come along.   Our next  project is Christmas.
The Friday night club has resumed at 7pm on alternate Friday evenings.   Next meeting is on Friday 21st October.  Table tennis, crafts, open to all ages all welcome, to this family friendly activity night.
We look forward to Sunday 30th October when we celebrate in the Sacrament of Holy Baptism. of little Florence Hargrave.  We look forward to welcoming family and friends alike as we welcome her into our Church Family at Bellshill Central Parish Church.
Check out our Facebook site www.facebook.com/bellshillcentralchurch – like us on Facebook to keep up to date with other info and news.  Our website is atwww.bellshillcentral.wordpress.comwhere you can listen online to our most recent sermons and videos of Sunday Services.

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