Weekly Church News – 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 147 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 at 11am our minister continues his 7 week series of Jesus in Samaria – this week ‘The Friend’  – Just come along and join us at 11.00am at the church at 346 Main Street right at the Centre of our town. The readings are Genesis 12:1-9 and Luke 11:1-13.  Our hymns include: Our father who is in heaven, One more Step, Will you come and follow me and What a friend we have in Jesus.  We finish with a South African song – Amen we praise your name O God.

Our Sunday services are live streams via our Church Website and YouTube Channel and are uploaded for viewing later at your leisure.  Services are able to be reproduced on Tape, CD and DVD.   Portable DVD players are also available.  Please just get in touch with Drew Aitken at the Church.

After the service this week we have our Annual Burns Lunch.   Tickets priced £5.00 are still available.   The lunch in the hall is always a popular event.  We will sing some Scottish Songs, enjoy Haggis Neeps and Tatties and there may also be some of the other national drink – IRN BRU!!!!

Our Week of Prayer for Christian Unity Services continue today and for the rest of the week, culminating on Sunday evening (26th January) at 7pm when we host an Ecumenical Service for all.   The service on Sunday evening is organised by Lanarkshire Organists and Bellshill Central. There will be an offering for St Andrews Hospice uplifted. Our guest speaker is Jim Bruden (retired Salvation Army officer) from the Bellshill Salvation Corps.   Tea/Coffee served afterwards. If you would like to join the augmented choir, please come along on 24th January at 7.15pm.

Town Services for Week of Prayer for Christian Unity takes place here in Bellshill Central Parish Church as follows throughout the week of prayer. Please join us and share the info as widely as possible to ensure our Christian Brothers and Sisters can take part in community corporate prayer.  

THESE SERVICES WILL LAST AROUND 30 MINUTES AND WILL BE LED BY DIFFERENT FOLKS FROM BELLSHILL.

  • Wednesday 22 January at 1PM (Led by Rev Kevin de Beer)
  • Thursday 23 January at 7.30PM (Led by Addie Girvan)
  • Friday 24 January at 3.00PM (Led by Rev Kevin de Beer)
  • Saturday 25 January at 12.00 NOON (Led by Alan Mathew)
  • Please enter the church via the main front doors or the side door access down the path where disabled access is available.

Other activities taking place in Bellshill Central Parish Church this week are:

  • Wednesday – Music Makers and Shakers (all morning); Prayer Service 1pm; Bowls Club 7pm
  • Thursday – Brownies 6pm; Prayer Service 7.30pm; Guides 7.45pm
  • Friday – Prayer Service 3pm; Choir 7.15pm
  • Saturday – Prayer Service 12noon
  • Sunday – Morning Service 11am, Young Church and Creche 11am; Burns Lunch 12.15pm; Ecumenical Service 7pm
  • Monday – Guild 1.30pm Burns Celebration
  • Tuesday – Rainbows 6pm

The Church, Hall and rooms/kitchens are available to hire to the community.  They are ideal for group activities, parties, lectures, coffee mornings, meetings etc.  The Church has multi media facilities.  The Hall has portable Audio and Visual equipment available.   Competitive rates available.  Please just get in touch.   We are open to the community.  

Check out our Social Media and Website to keep up to date with our Church News and Church life.   www.facebook.com/bellshillcentralchurch; www.twitter.com/bellshillchurch; www.bellshillcentral.church; email bellshillcentral@gmail.com 

CENTRAL TO YOU; CENTRAL TO BELLSHILL; CENTRAL TO CHRIST! 

No other church can do all of this!  

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