New Year from Bellshill Central Church

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!

This Sunday morning, 5th January 2020, join us at 11.00am at the church at 346 Main Street right at the Centre of our town.  This is the first Sunday of the new year and we literally give thanks for another new year and what it will bring. The theme is “God has invaded the world and caused a ‘new world’ to come into being”.  The readings are Jeremiah 31:7-14, John 1:1-18. Our hymns include Hills of the North, Amazing Grace, Of the Father’s love begotten, Glory be to God the Father. This Sunday stay behind for tea and coffee in the hall after the service. 

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.

We need to thank everyone who contributed to the Christmas offerings for Chris’s House. We will be able to send over £800 to them for their vital work and help in our local community. Visit http://www.chrisshouse.org/ for more information. The offerings were gathered at our Sing a song for Christmas and the Christmas Eve service. 

Group start dates for 2020

  • Monday 6th January Guild lunch The Rolling Barrel
  • Wednesday 8th January Music makers and shakers classes
  • Monday 13th January Regular Guild at 1.30pm
  • Tuesday 14th January Rainbows at 6.00pm; Board and Session at 7.30pm 
  • Wednesday 15th January Bowls at 7.00pm
  • Thursday 16th January Brownies 6.00pm; Guides at 7.45pm  
  • Friday 17th January Choir at 7.15pm ; Friday night club 7.30pm  
  • HEART AND SOLE – if anyone would like to meet up one Sunday after Church in January for a walk please let Alan know so we can arrange a suitable date. 

Date for your diary 

Sunday 26th January at 7pm is a Songs of Praise and Ecumenical Service in Bellshill Central Parish Church of Scotland for all the churches in Bellshill and Mossend.   Marking the end of Week of Prayer of Christian Unity. The service is organised by the Lanarkshire Organists Society and members of all local churches will participate. Please come along.   Offering for St. Andrew’s Hospice will be taken. Choir practice for this ecumenical event will be held on 17 & 24 January at 7.15pm. 

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. 

We wish all of Bellshill a very Happy New Year

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