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!  

Weekly News from Bellshill Central Church – YOUR 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!

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Sunday morning at 11am our minister continues his 7 week series of Jesus in Samaria – this week The Neighbour! 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 4:1-11 and Luke 10:25-37. Our hymns include: Jesus calls us here to meet him, When I needed a neighbour, Make me a channel and Love is the touch of intangible joy.  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. 

WEEK OF PRAYER FOR CHRISTIAN UNITY

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Takes place from 18th to the 25th January. To mark the end of Christian Unity Week there is an ecumenical service here at Bellshill Central Parish Church on Sunday 26th January at 7pm. There will be an offering for St Andrews Hospice uplifted. The service is organised by the Lanarkshire Organists Society. If you would like to join the augmented choir, please come along on 17th 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.

  • Saturday 18 January at 12.00 NOON
  • Monday 20 January at 1PM
  • Tuesday 21 January at 7.30PM
  • Wednesday 22 January at 1PM
  • Thursday 23 January at 7.30PM
  • Friday 24 January at 3.00PM
  • Saturday 25 January at 12.00 NOON
  • Please enter the church via the main front doors or the side door access down the path where disabled access is available.

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email us at bellshillcentral@gmail.com

Central Church weekly news!

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, 12th January 2020, join us at 11.00am at the church at 346 Main Street right at the Centre of our town.  Our minister, Rev Kevin de Beer starts a 7 week series – Telling it Slant (the first in a 7 week series “With Jesus in Samaria”.  The readings are Genesis 11:1-9 and Luke 9:51-62. Our hymns include: Come all who look to God, Our God is a God who makes friends, Take time to be Holy and Amen we praise your name O God.

Our Young Church meets in the Church and takes part in our opening 20 minutes of the service. After the All Age talk and offerings the young folks leave for the Hall for their own activities.  Any youngster from P1 through to S6 plus are welcome to come along.   Bellshill Central Young Church gives the best start!!  A crèche is also available for the youngest ones.

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.

HEART AND SOLE are hoping to meet for the first time in 2020 this Sunday, 12th January, after the service.  If you are interested we will leave at around 12.15pm.  Potentially heading to Strathclyde Park and stopping for a bite to eat also.   Remember to dress appropriately and wear appropriate foot wear.  The walk is of course weather dependant!

Group start dates for 2020

  • Monday 13th January Regular Guild at 1.30pm
  • Tuesday 14th January Rainbows at 6.00pm;
  • Wednesday 15th January (all morning) Music Makes and Shakers; 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 

PLEASE NOTE the Board and Session scheduled for 14th January has had to be cancelled due to Presbytery Meetings. 

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.

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www.bellshillcentral.church

www.facebook.com/bellshillcentralchurch

www.twitter.com/bellshillchurch

email us at bellshillcentral@gmail.com

Ecumenical Songs of Praise January 2020

Week of prayer for Christian Unity fundraising for St Andrews Hospice.

This January the Lanarkshire Society of Organists are hosting a service at the end of the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity in Bellshill Central Parish Church.

The Evening will feature lots of Songs of Praise, led by the mighty Hilsdon Organ of Bellshill Central Church, with it’s organist Alan Mathew as Director of Music.

The 1930 Hilsdon Organ at Bellshill Central Church

On Friday’s 17th and 24th January at 7.15pm there will be choir practices for those wishing to be part of an Ecumenical Choir to help lead our praise. If you are interested in this please contact Alan via the form below.