Sunday worship continues at 11am each Sunday morning at 346 Main Street – Bellshill Central Parish Church. Our church is Central to Christ, Central to Bellshill and Central to YOU! For 143 years we have shouted out the Good News of Jesus Christ and of His love for one and all. We offer a warm and generous welcome to all, on Sundays or throughout the week at any of our week day activities and groups. Our minister, Rev’d Kevin de Beer, loves being in our Faith Family and reaching outwards into the communities of Bellshill Town Centre, Mossend and Orbiston. As the Church of Scotland Parish for Central Bellshill, including the Town Centre, we want to you be part of what is a wonderful community of fellowship and faith. Please simply #comeasyouare!
BELLSHILL CENTRAL PARISH CHURCH INVITES THE WHOLE COMMUNITY AND ESPECIALLY ANY EX SERVICE MEN AND WOMEN TO COME ON SUNDAY 10TH NOVEMBER TO THE TOWN ACT OF REMEMBRANCE AT 10.45AM AT THE CENOTAPH FOLLOWED BY THE CHURCH SERVICE AT CENTRAL CHURCH BEGINNING AT 11.30AM. YOUTH AND UNIFORMED ORGANISATIONS WILL TAKE PART AND THE POPPIES WILL ONCE AGAIN BE LAID UP AT THE WAR MEMORIALS.
This Sunday morning, 10th November, join us at 10.45am at the Cenotaph outside Bellshill Academy, then at the church service for all at 11.30am back at Central Church. All are welcome to this town service. Our minister, Rev’d Kevin leads us in Remembrance Day worship. Our theme is Faith without works is dead, and readings are taken from Deuteronomy 6:1-9 and James 2:8-17. We welcome the members of Rainbows, Brownies, Guides and Scouts from Bellshill, Orbiston and Mossend and they will take part in our service. Hymns include, O God our help in ages past, What shall we pray, Make me a channel of your peace and Praise I will praise you Lord. At the end of the service we participate in our church act of remembrance. Poppies will be scattered, the wreaths laid up and silent observed. The service will be live streamed via our website and YouTube channel for those wishing to take part live or later on catch up. If you would like a tape, CD or DVD of the service these can be made available by speaking to Drew Aitken.
AS THE CHURCH FOR THE TOWN CENTRE, OUR OUTREACH THIS NOVEMBER INCLUDES OUR COMMUNITY CHRISTINGLE SERVICE.
CHRISTINGLE SERVICE on Saturday 30th November at 12noon, is for all ages, particularly families. At the start of Advent we discover the Christingle and its meaning of the light of Christ that we can take with us throughout December towards CHRISTmas day. Please look at our eventbright link on the website and register your families’ attendance so we have enough oranges, candles etc prepared for to make your Christingle. THIS IS A FREE COMMUNITY EVENT.
Our regular activities take place during the week:
- Wednesday – Music Makers and Shakers classes all morning; 7.00pm bowls club
- Thursday – 6.00pm Brownies, 7.45pm Guides
- Friday – Choir 7.15pm
- Sunday – 1.45am Cenotaph, 11.30am Church Service, Sunday school, crèche.
- Monday – 1.30pm the Guild have a speaker planned, Ties with William Mcdougall. Tea and goodies are always available and men and women are both equally welcome. There’s no need to be a member to come along.
- Tuesday – 6pm Rainbows
The Bellshill Community Food Bank have ran out of carrier bags which are needed to give out the various food parcels. If you can help out the Food-bank with carrier bags, you can leave any carrier bags at Bellshill Central Parish Church anytime we are open. There is a box in the entrance to the hall, or you can pass to Lawson or Jean Kyle at the Church. You help is greatly appreciated in this important outreach program.
CHRISTMAS DATES FOR YOUR DIARY
- Sunday 8th December – Communion Service, with a retiring offering for Stroke Support Group.
- Sunday 15th December – 6.30pm Carols by Candlelight
- Sunday 22nd December – 11am Choir Service with Music and Carols
- Tuesday 24th December – 7pm Christmas Eve Family Service
Our church buildings are available to hire for the whole community. Whether you’re after a large hall, a small office or the church itself, we have spaces available to suit. Our Church Hall is equally suited to dance classes, coffee mornings or birthday parties. We have a spacious and functional kitchen with ample room to prepare food etc. We have a fully accessible disabled toilet with baby changing facilities. Our halls and church are fitted with WiFi. The church has large screens and sound system suitable for meetings and presentations. Our hall has portable audio visual equipment available upon request.
Finally, we invite you to join with our minister in his weekly YouTube podcasts. Look up Kevin de Beer on YouTube. His inspirational and thoughtful messages are watched all around the world. You can also look at some of his archive videos from his Word on Wednesday series, or 21 words.
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