Weekly Update, what’s happening at Central? 31st Jan 2018

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If you’re looking for a church that this Central to Christ, Central to you and Central to Bellshill then look no further! Here you will find a church and a people with a real heart and soul for worship, who enjoy fellowship and socialising throughout the week. We’re on a journey together, come and join us.

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This coming Sunday’s service, Sunday 4th February 2018, is at 11.00am when our Minister, Rev’d Kevin de Beer, leads us in morning worship for All Ages.
The month of February continues in our exploration of Mark’s Gospel as part of the lectionary Year B. The theme for this week is “Jesus offers presence as healing”.
Our hymns include Lord I lift your name on high, Bless the Lord O my soul, Jesus Hands were kind hands, I heard the voice of Jesus say, Dear Lord and father of mankind and Praise to the Lord the Almighty. Our bible readings are Isaiah 40:21-31 and Mark 1:29-39. Crèche facilities are available every Sunday for the youngest of Children. We would be delighted to welcome you. Let us build a house where all can dwell – All are welcome in this place!

After the service we have our 1st Sunday’s teas and coffees in the hall where everyone is invited to come through to enjoy further fellowship and chat. This is an ideal opportunity to catch up with folks, and have a look at the displays from our groups on the hall noticeboards.

A massive thank you to those who organised and prepared our sumptuous Burns Lunch last week after the service. Special thanks to Jane and Lesley and the kitchen team! The servers and those who set up the hall were excellent as usual. The hall was full as we drank Irn Bru and sang Burns Songs. Thank you to Rev Kevin de Beer for offering grace. A great fundraiser but more importantly a great afternoon of fellowship.

We ask you to uphold in your thought and prayers the friends and family of the late Flora McAuley who passed away and whose funeral service took place on Friday 26th January at Bellshill Central Parish Church. A further funeral service for one of our parishioners takes place on Wednesday 31st at 10am in the Church. This is likely to be a large funeral and you are advised to park carefully.

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Our organisations meet this week on the following days and time – a warm welcome awaits you:

  • Wednesday 31st Jan at 10am Movers and Shakers, and 7pm Carpet Bowls
  • Thursday 1st Feb at 6pm the Brownies and 7.45pm the Guides
  • Friday 2nd Feb at 7.30pm Church Choir in the church hall
  • Saturday 3rd at 10am Crazy toes dance school
  • Sunday 4th at 11am Young Church and our fabulous Crèche, Sunday worship followed by teas and coffees
  • Monday 5th at 1.30pm the church guild meet and look forward to hearing a message from guest speaker, Rev’d Calum Stark minister at the West Church. This group is open to both men and women – all welcome.
  • Tuesday 6th at 6pm Rainbows
  • Other dates are on our Diary Dates page on the website. Please go online to check.

PRAYER
Please visit our new Prayer page on our website- there is an online prayer request form which will send your prayer direct to our minister, Rev Kevin.
https://bellshillcentral.wordpress.com/prayer-requests/
Our prayer book continues to be available in the main vestibule of the church. We offer prayer for those asking for specific people and circumstances each week during worship.

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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. 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

WORD ON WEDNESDAY
The Rev Kevin de BeerOur minister, Revd Kevin December Beer, continues in his weekly “Word on Wednesday” via his own YouTube Channel. These are shared via our Facebook page, but the best way to keep in touch is to subscribe to Kevin’s channel. These short 5-10 minute videos focus on a reflection, bible passage and prayer. 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.

COMMUNITY HALLS AVAILABLE FOR USE
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 out 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

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