Central Chat – News Catch up!

Bellshill Central Parish Church at 346 Main Street continues to be physically closed to all in person face to face meetings, including Sunday morning worship 

However, we are continuing to be the church locally in the community of Bellshill and Mossend by being active online, with Kevin’s continuing pastoral work and being a family of faith. Our groups and church members are in daily contact with each other. 

How are we doing this?

  • Our website at www.bellshillcentral.church is continually updated and refreshed.  Have a look. Services and other outreach online is available here. 
  • WhatsApp groups for our church family and most vulnerable folks. Our church chat of 50+members keep upto date, sharing important news, moments of humour and prayers. There are also separate WhatsApp groups for our choir and guild. 
  • Online worship is our main focus, with sunday worship online at 10.45am and midweek Young church on Wednesday at 12noon. These have growing “viewer” numbers each week reaching out beyond our building in ways we’d never have imagined. www.bellshillcentral.church/watch-live
  • This Sunday our main bible reading is Psalm 95, calling us to worship, praise and sing of a wonderful love.  Our children’s talk looks at praying and recharging your spiritual batteries! 
  • Organist Entertains provided by our own organist and maestro,  Alan Mathew.  Now ready for the 47th instalment which is available tonight (Wednesday) at 8pm. Tonight’s episode has dual cameras so you can see the maestros hands and feet! To date we have surpassed 24,000 views! www.bellshillcentral.church/organist-entertains 
  • Tune in to hear about our GOLDEN EPISODE and how you can take part. 

Looking forward our existing activities will continue online and we hope that you can join us when you can.  That’s the wonder of online church, you can worship where and when you are able. 

As Lent approaches we are looking at hosting an online Lent prayer group. Just half an hour once per week.   If you’re interested get in touch 

Our choir is having fun with a virtual choir setting.  We’ve already produced item #1. We are aiming to produce one item per month to see how it progresses.  Its not as fun as real choir but its keeping us singing the only waybwe are allowed! This months songs are We are marching in the light of God and God be in my head. If you want to take part contact Alan at bellshillcentral@gmail.com 

Updated this week…… The virtual prayer walk around the town of Bellshill continues.  We will choose three streets and ask you to pray and remember all who live and work there.  Look up #bellshillprayerwalk on Facebook and Twitter to follow our journey. The prayer walk will be available on the website also. THIS WEEK OUR FOCUS IS ON THE WEST OF THE TOWN.  LOCKETT YETT VIEW, ST MARY’S ROAD and WILSON COURT ALONG WITH THOSE WHO STUDY AT CARDINAL NEWMAN AND THOSE WHO WORSHIP AT THE WEST CHURCH. 

If you need the help and support of the church in Bellshill then pleae get in touch.  Rev Kevin de Beer can be contacted viw the website https://bellshillcentral.church/contact/, via email kdebeer@churchofscotland.org.uk or by phone 01698 841176. 

Our prayer ribbons are still fluttering in the wind outside the church on the church fence.  These are a visible display of our prayers for ourselves, our town and community, the world. Please add a ribbon to show us you have prayed.  

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