Weekly news from 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 (Sunday 9th February) our minister continues his 7 week series of Jesus in Samaria – this week ‘HOSPITALITY’. Just come along and join us at 11.00am at the church at 346 Main Street right at the Centre of our town. Helping lead worship this week is Stan, Alan and of course Rev’d Kevin. The readings are Genesis 18:1-14 and Luke 14:1-14. Our hymns include: I the Lord of sea and sky, Jesus bids us shine, The wise man built his house, Let us build a house, and 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.

CHURCH MAGAZINE – please note that Lawson needs your news and articles for the Spring edition of the Central Church Magazine by Sunday 9th February at the latest.  This edition will cover Easter – so get your dates and news to Lawson.

FROM THE FUNDRAISING TEAM – A wee note to say thanks to all who supported the Burns Lunch. We raised £197.40 and had a lovely time together with lovely food and company. Upcoming events include the Daffodil Tea which has been very popular in the past on Saturday 28th March. Then our Hot cross buns on Palm Sunday – 5th April after church.

We celebrate in a Baptism next Sunday during our morning worship.  We invite the friends and family of the little one to join with us.  If you would like to have your child baptised into the fellowship of the Church, then please do not hesitate to get in touch with Rev de Beer who will be more than happy to speak with you. 

HEART AND SOLE – Our Church Walking Group – next meet on Sunday 23rd February after the Church.  Please bring along a sandwich to have (or to share) over a cuppa in the hall.   We will likely walk Strathclyde Park stopping for a cuppa before heading home.  Remember to dress appropriately!

Dates to note:

  • Tuesday 18th February – Board and Session Meetings at 7.30pm
  • Sunday 8th March – Communion Service at 11am with a retiring offering

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. 

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

  • Wednesday – Music Makers and Shakers (all morning); Bowls Club 7pm; Church Choir 7.15pm
  • Thursday – Brownies 6pm; Guides 7.45pm
  • Sunday – Morning Service 11am, Young Church and Creche 11am;
  • Monday – Guild 1.30pm meeting with a speaker on the Guild Project “Journey Together”. Our   Meetings are open to all, and we welcome Men and Women.  You don’t have to be member of a church to come along. 
  • Tuesday – Rainbows 6pm

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