Weekly Church News

Sunday’s service on 18th October at Bellshill Central is at 11am led by Rev Kevin de Beer. Readings are Isaiah 43:1-7 and 1 Corinthians 15:12-22. Kevin’s theme is ‘A witness to hope’. Hymns are Great God your love has called us here, Jubilate, God sent his son, Do not be afraid and In Christ alone. If you want a Church that is Central to Christ, Central to you and Central to Bellshill then look no further. We would be delighted to welcome you. Let us build a house where all can dwell – All are welcome in this place!

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The final total from our August Sponsored Walk and Run is a massive £850 with Gift Aid to be added. The harvest lunch last week was well attended and managed to raise £260 for church funds. Thanks to those members of our church who contributed to, and helped decorate, our harvest display at the front of the church. It was bigger and more creative than last year. It proved inspirational for Kevin’s children’s talk – looking for the mice hidden throughout the display – it got a few laughs from the Adults too!

Church choir meets this evening (Wednesday) at 7.30pm for practise. Please note no practice on Friday this week.
Carpet bowls also meets this evening (Wednesday) at 7.00pm in the church hall. Good fun, jokes, tea and occasional bowls take place. All are welcome!

Friday 13th October at 7.30pm in the Orbison Neighbourhood Centre is Anne Guy’s autumn clothes show. Tickets are £2 and available from the church or pay on the door.
Saturday 14th October at 3pm in the church hall we have a treat in store with a Scalectrix and Pizza Afternoon for all budding racers and F1 fans, organised by Lesley Marshall. There will be circuits, heats and podium prizes. Check out our Facebook ad to say you’re coming. An afternoon for the whole family.

We are a Parish Church and are here for you in times of joy and sadness. Our minister, Rev Kevin de Beer, is available to the local community to offer spiritual support or to simply offer prayer. Each week in our Sunday Service we offer prayers for those needing to be remembered. If you would like to add names to our prayers or require the services of your local Parish Church please get in touch – contact details are available on our website and our church notice board. If there is something that you think your local church could be doing to offer services and/or support to our local community please get in touch via the Minister, Session Clerk, Facebook or website – Our church email address is bellshillcentral@gmail.com

PRAYER REQUESTS – please visit our Prayer Requests page (above on the menu) if you want to request a prayer for yourself, a loved one, or simply tooffer prayer for the community or wider world.  By submitting the online request your needs are sent straight to our minister.   If you are at church, anytime in the week, you can fill out our prayer book located in the main vestibule.

Our minister, Revd Kevin December Beer, continues in his weekly live “Word on Wednesday” via Facebook. These involve a short 5-10 minute reflection, bible passage and prayer. We’d encourage you to look us up (Kevin De Beer and Bellshill Central Parish Church) to keep up to date. Kevin launched his “First Steps” book. Please look this up on Amazon, or contact Kevin for a copy as we hope to spread the Gospel message that little bit further in Bellshill and Mossend. Look up the hashtag #wordonwednesday

All sections of Bellshill Central’s Girl Guiding units have started back with places available for girls in all sections.

• Rainbows meet on Tuesdays at 6pm aged 5-7yrs
• Brownies meet on Thursdays at 6.15pm aged 7-10yrs
• Guides meet on Thursdays at 7.45pm aged 10yrs plus

PLEASE NOTE THOUGH THAT OUR RAINBOW UNIT HAS NO PLACES AVAILABLE AT THE MOMENT FOR ANY NEW GIRLS AS WE ARE AT OUR LIMIT FOR TUESDAYS. PLEASE VISIT THE RAINBOW WEBSITE FOR TO BE PLACED ON OUR WAITING LIST.

The church guild meets on Monday afternoons at 1pm in the church hall. Interesting speakers and projects are arranged each time we meet. We welcome both men and women. Please do come along. The opening act of worship with our Guild and guests from Burnhead Church is available online – visit our YouTube channel.

The probus club meets in our church hall on Wednesday afternoons at 1pm. All welcomed to come along. Speak with Mr Conquer when you come along.

The Friday night club meets fortnightly on Fridays at 7.00pm in the church hall. This is a family club for all ages, taking in loads of different crafts like card making, knitting, cross stitch, painting and lots more, we also play Table Tennis and drink tea. Come and join us. We are looking at making lots of craft items for the festive season – so many hands make light work! Drew and Jane Aitken are the guys in charge. Message us on Facebook to say you’re coming and we’ll look out for you.

Young Church meets in the church for the start of the service (11am) when we take part in the first section of the service, after which we go through to the Church Hall for activities, learning and discussion. At Bellshill Central we firmly believe in giving our children and young folks a good start, so we warmly invite and actively encourage you to bring your kids and young folks along – learning together on a journey.

Music Movers and Shakers meet in the church hall on Wednesdays from 10am-12pm.
Saturday’s between 10am-1pm, we have the Crazy Toes School of dance using our premises. Please visit our website (Regular activities page) for details and links. The groups would welcome your support.

ADVANCE DATE FOR YOUR DIARY
Sunday 12th November our Sunday service is at 11.30am for remembrance Sunday. The town act of remembrance takes place at the war memorial beforehand. All invited back to Bellshill Central after the act of remembrance for our morning service and wreath laying ceremony. (Please note the later time).

Our hall and facilities are available at other times during the week and are available to be hired for one off occasions or longer term lets. Please get in touch with us if you need a space to hire. We have now installed Wi-Fi which means we can offer facilities for online events taking place in the church and halls.

CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE ACTIVITIES – our website at http://www.bellshillcentral.wordpress.com, http://www.facebook.com/bellshillcentralchurch and our YouTube channel. You can find our more information on Sunday Services, Weekly activities and catch up with our services from our uploaded videos. We are LIVE on the internet most Sunday mornings, and occasionally with other events we hold. These are usually streamed via YouTube, and links are available from our Facebook and Website addresses.


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