Weekly News from Central Church

Our Sunday services continue each week at 11am at 346 Main Street, where we encourage you to #comeasyouare to worship and experience the warmth and love of a Christian family on a journey of faith together.

Central to Christ, Central to Bellshill and Central to YOU

This coming Sunday, 17th March 2019, our minister Kevin de Beer continues his new sermon series based on his book Fifteen Minutes to Read. This week’s theme is “Satan tempts Jesus”. All Welcome.

The bible readings are Deuteronomy 6:13-19 and Matthew 4:1-11. Our hymns include CH4 189 Be still for the Presence of the Lord, CH4 356 Meekness and majesty, CH4 337 Forty days and forty nights, CH4 352 (1) O for a thousand tongues (tune Richmond) and CH4 513 Courage brother do not stumble.. Multimedia duty this week by Zandra Swan.

Sunday school children meets each Sunday morning. Children from P1 to S6 are welcome to come along to church, and either gathers in the front pews or in the hall. You’re guaranteed a warm welcome, perhaps some hot chocolate and fun activities.

STRAIGHT AFTER THE SERVICE WE HOLD OUR ANNUAL STATED MEETING. Please stay behind to hear of our church work and accounts.
All welcome. #comeasyouare ** Please do come and take part in our worship our doors are always open and a warm welcome awaits you. The service is live streamed as usual via our YouTube channel just visit our website to take part.

At the communion service last week, 10th March, we uplifted an offering for the work of Scottish Autism. We were able to send to them £ 50. Thank you to those attending for your giving.

LENT 2019

Lent began on 6th March and during this period we will share daily thoughts and reflections via our church website, Facebook and twitter sites. Please follow and take part in this season of reflection and prayer. Rev de Beer is also posting video reflections, please check out his own YouTube channel “Rev Kevin de Beer”.


(beginning week commencing Wednesday 13th March)

  • Wednesday this week, the church choir meets at 7.15pm. Members from the West Church are invited along as we start our Holy Week rehearsals. Please note no rehearsal this Friday.
  • Wednesday at 7.00pm the church bowls club meets. Experienced player or not, you would be welcome to come along.
  • Wednesday mornings the Music Makers and Shakers Classes continue at 10.00am and 11.00am. Please check out their own website for more details. They meet each week in our Church Hall. https://musicmakersandshakers.class4kids.co.uk/info/659
  • Thursdays – the Brownies and Guides meet. The Brownies meet at 6.15pm and the Guides meet at 7.45pm. All existing girls are welcomed back. Any new girls need to register via the website.
  • Friday night – the Friday night club meets in the hall from 7.30pm. All ages welcome, and families too. Games, table crafts, table games, table tennis. Coffee and tea, and goodies!!!! (please note that we meet this week, and this is a new fortnightly cycle)
  • Monday afternoon (Monday 18th March) The Church Guild meets — Open to both ladies and gents — at 1.30pm. This is our AGM and planning new syllabus meeting. Ideas warmly welcome.
  • Rainbows continue on Tuesdays at 6.00pm in the church hall. All existing girls are welcomed back. Any new girls need to register via the website.


  • Saturday 30th March – DAFFODIL TEA – 1pm to 3pm. Tickets are £5 for adults and for the under 16yrs only £1. Tea, Coffee and cakes. Easter Gifts and Eggs. Tombola with a Yellow Theme! Any donations for the YELLOW themed tombola would be gratefully received. Please drop off at church when we are open.
  • Sunday 14th April straight after church, Palm Sunday with Hot Cross Bun Lunch after the Service. No Charge. A special thank you to all our loyal and generous church members
  • Monday 15th April – 7.00pm Special service at Bellshill Central to start Holy Week, with a combined choir presenting portions of STAINER’S CRUCIFIXION with readers telling the Holy week story. ALL WELCOME.
  • Joint holy week services will take place Wednesday 17th to Friday 19th April all starting at 7.00pm in the Living Waters Church. All town centre churches are invited along.
  • Sunday 21st April – Easter Sunday. 9.00am Early Morning Service outdoors in the Church Garden followed by Breakfast in the Church Hall. 11.00am All Age Family Service with Communion.
  • Sunday 12th May at 3pm – Start of Christian Aid week with a BIG SING for all – held at Bellshill Central Parish Church – raising funds for CHRISTIAN AID


We have spaces on most Monday & Tuesday evening’s, Friday mornings and afternoons, most Saturday’s all day, and Sunday afternoon and evening. Competitive hourly rates for this central location with parking directly opposite.


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 bellshillcentral@gmail.com

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