Weekly News brief

Morning worship on Sunday 23rd 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 “Beginnings”, with readings from Jeremiah 1:4-10 and Acts 9:1-9. Our hymns include Be thou my vision, God forgave my sin & You shall go out with joy! 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.

We held a very successful Afternoon Strawberry Tea on Saturday 15th October in our church hall which was hosted by Lesley Marshall and Chemaine Jarvie. Thank you ladies for such a wonderfully decadent afternoon of wonderful food, good company and fellowship. Lesley and Chemaine organized the afternoon tea as a church fund raiser and we will let folks know the total raised asap. More details next week!

Our church guild continues meeting weekly. This week is especially busy – with Thurs 20th being a Guild Presbyterial Council Communion and rededication at Hamilton St John’s Church at 7.30om; Monday 24th October 1.30pm in the Church Hall with Lorna McCafferty from St Andrew’s Hospice as our guest speaker, and Tuesday 25th at 2pm we have guests visiting from New Kilpatrick Church (our link Guild) enjoying Karaoke Hymns with John Irvine. All ladies and gents are welcome to come along to a warm and welcoming group, full of fellowship. Full event details for the year are available online.

Kirk Session and Church Board meetings take place on Tuesday 25th October at 7:30pm in the Church.

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 http://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 http://www.rainbows.girlguiding.org.uk

Church choir next meets on Friday 21st October at 7.30pm in the Church. 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.

Our Church YouTube channel is now live! We are now uploading our worship services online and please visit and worship with us. We are especially pleased to see people worshipping with us when they can, using their PC or tablet or mobile device. Please like our videos and send us a message. Whether you worship with us in person or online you are part of our church family.

Advance notice of the now well sought after “Anne Guy” clothes show is that it takes place on Friday 18th November in the Orbiston Neighbourhood Centre. Tickets are available from Anne and friends at church on Sunday mornings, or let us know and we can reserve some. They go quickly, so get in quick!

Check out our Facebook site http://www.facebook.com/bellshillcentralchurch – like us on Facebook to keep up to date with other info and news. Our website is atwww.bellshillcentral.wordpress.com

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