If you’re looking for a church that is 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.
Sunday 22’ND July 2018 – Sunday Service takes place at 11.00am at Bellshill Central Parish Church which is the 4’th of the town centre churches joint summer services. Please note that there is no service at Bellshill West or St Andrew’s UF Churches on the 22’nd July. We look forward to worshipping with friends old and new to these joint summer services. Rev Kevin de Beer will lead the service and the hymns will include Summer Suns are Glowing, Ten Thousand Reasons, and I’ll go in the strength of the Lord. The joint churches choir will meet at 10.am in the hall, and will sing Stuart Townend’s Come people of the Risen King and CV Stanford’s Pray that Jerusalem. Tea and Coffee will be served in the hall to which everyone is invited to participate in.
Activities this week at Central Church:
- Wednesday– Music Makers and Shakers meets with classes at 10am and 11am.
SPONSORED RUN & WALK – Sunday 19’th August straight after the morning service. A four mile run/walk or a shorter route for those that prefer it. Sponsor forms available from Alan Mathew from Sunday 22’nd July. Everyone is invited! This is part of our summer fundraising initiative but also part of our BE HEALTHY summer programme.
SUMMER FUNDRAISERS – It’s that time of year again, when the Summer Fundraisers commence. You are invited to come and see Jane Aitken, our fantastic Fundraising leader, to collect £2 and during the summer months organise fun and interesting events, where you are able to grow your £2 into funds for our church. Last year included, Beetle Drives, Fun Runs, Cakes and Candy, Car Washes and much more. Please let us know what you are organising so we can publicise and share new among our friends and members.
POST CARDS TO CHURCH – As we approach the summer holidays send us postcards from your travels or just send us pictures to the Facebook page and we’ll share your messages each Sunday morning. Our church email address is email@example.com
PRAYER & COMMUNITY – Please visit our Prayer page on our website (look for the prayer button at the top) – there is an online prayer request form which will send your prayer direct to our minister, Rev Kevin. Prayer Requests – Our church has provided a Prayer Book which is situated in the main vestibule for anyone to pop in a note of concern or anxiety they would like prayer for. We are a Parish Church and are here for you in times of joy and sadness. Kevin 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
ADVANCE NOTICE DATES FOR DIARYS
- Saturday 21’st July – Wedding at Bellshill Central Parish Church
- Sunday 22’nd July 11am – joint service at Bellshill Central Parish Church (joint Summer choir meets at 10am)
- Sunday 29’th July 11am – joint service at St Andrews UF Church (Communion service)
- Sunday 5’th August 11am normal services resume at Bellshill Central Church, with the choir meeting at 10am.
ONLINE MINISTRY – Check out Kevin’s very own Youtube Channel where he reaches out to our local community sharing insight, thought and reflection, starting with #FirstSteps, #Wordonwednesday and now with #21words. A link to his channel is available from our website, or simply look up Kevin de Beer. Subscribe and continue to follow his inspirational messages. Kevin’s latest video blogs include themes of Affirmed, Acknowledged, Acceptance and Fire.
COMMUNITY BUILDINGS 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 installed Wi-Fi which means we can offer facilities for online events taking place in the church and halls. Visual display screens are fitted in our sanctuary and are ideal for conferences and presentations. Portable visual equipment can be made available for use in the Halls and Vestry. Please ask.
CHECK OUT OUR ONLINE ACTIVITIES – Should you be unable to attend worship but would like to share in the recorded services, you can do so LIVE each Sunday from 11:00am via the Church’s website www.bellshillcentral.wordpress.com – also our Facebook and our YouTube channel are updated regularly. 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.