Weekly News

Morning worship on Sunday 30th  October takes place at 10:45am at Bellshill Central Church, 346 Main Street.  Our minister, Rev Kevin de Beer, will lead worship which includes the sacrament of Holy Baptism of little Florence Elizabeth Hargrave.  Kevin’s theme for the service is “SEEN”, with readings from Romans 8:1-11 and John 20:11-18.  Our hymns include Christ the Lord is risen, Our Children Lord in Faith and Prayer, and Make me a Captive Lord.   The church choir will sing the beautiful “The Lord Bless You and Keep You” by John Rutter.  Activities for children and young adults are available in our Young Church groups that meets during the service.  All are warmly welcome to our service of worship.  We’re a warm and welcoming church family at the heart of Bellshill.  We would love to see you join us.

Advance notice of the now well sought after “Anne Guy” clothes show is that it takes place on Friday 18th November in the Orbiston Neighbourhood Centre.   Tickets are available from Anne and friends at church on Sunday mornings, or let us know and we can reserve some.  They go quickly, so get in quick!

Our church guild continues meeting weekly.  This coming week on Monday 31st October is our HALLOWEEN PARTY and CATCH UP at 1.30pm in the Church Hall.  Devotions being led by Sheena and Rena. All ladies and gents are welcome to come along to a warm and welcoming group, full of fellowship.   Full event details for the year are available online.

A presentation to Ellen Williamson, who was resigning from the Community Council after many years’ service took place at the commencement of the Guild Guest night on Monday 17th October.   The presentation was made by Cllr. Harry Curran, with Tom Taylor, Duncan McLeod and Rev. Kevin De Beer also in attendance.   The Guest Night attended by over 70 ladies from various Guilds, was well entertained by former Radio DJ, Dave Marshall.   Trips down memory lane were enthusiastically received from scrubbing boards to Triumph Herald cars, from Camp Coffee to Syrup of Figs, from Alma Cogan to Matt Munro, and entertainers Duncan MacRae to Chic Murray and so much more.   The 90 minute presentation flew by with lots of fun and laughter and was thoroughly enjoyed by everyone.   Since Dave has been fulfilling these engagements, almost £19,000 has been donated to Cystic Fibrosis and Alzheimer’s charities.    The evening concluded with friendship and fellowship over tea and coffee in the hall.   Many thanks to all who came along.

On Sunday 13th November our Minister, Rev Kevin de Beer, will lead the Act of Remembrance at the Bellshill Town Cenotaph for the people of Bellshill.  Please gather there for 10.30 for the act of remembrance to start between 10.35-10.40am to enable time for 11am time of silence.   On Sunday 13th November our own church service will commence at 11.30am.   All of those from the cenotaph are warmly welcomed to continue in the act of remembrance at the church service in Bellshill Central.

Our indoor bowling club has also resumed on Wednesday nights in the Church Hall.   Bowlers of all ages and abilities are warmly welcome to come along.  You are guaranteed a cheery welcome and some friendly competition.   Just who will be the best bowler this season?  You will have to come along to find out!

Both our Brownie (7-10yrs) and Guide (10-14yrs) packs have resumed on Thursday nights in the Church Halls.  Brownies meeting from 6.15pm-7.30pm and the Guides from 7.45-9.15pm.  Any girls interested should come along to the church hall to join in the fun and be part of the Guide Family.  More information can be found at http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/brownies or http://www.girlguiding.org.uk/guides

Our Rainbows (5-7yrs) have also resumed on Tuesdays in the Church halls at Bellshill Central.  The Rainbows meet from 6pm-7pm.  Any girls interested are invited to come along to the church hall to join with other girls from the local area.   Information online at http://www.rainbows.girlguiding.org.uk

Church choir next meets on Friday 28th October at 7.30pm in the Church Hall.  All are welcome to come along.   Our next  project is Christmas.

The Friday night club has resumed at 7pm on alternate Friday evenings.   Next meeting is on Friday 4th November.  Table tennis, crafts, open to all ages all welcome, to this family friendly activity night.

Our Church YouTube channel is now live!  We are now uploading our worship services online and please visit and worship with us.  We are especially pleased to see people worshipping with us when they can, using their PC or tablet or mobile device.   Please like our videos and send us a message.  Whether you worship with us in person or online you are part of our church family.

Check out our Facebook site http://www.facebook.com/bellshillcentralchurch – like us on Facebook to keep up to date with other info and news.  Our website is at http://www.bellshillcentral.wordpress.com

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