Our weekly news…

cropped-header.jpgSunday worship takes place at Bellshill Central Parish Church at 346 Main Street, on Sunday 4th June at 10.45am, when our Minister Rev’d Kevin de Beer will conduct worship and our Young Church and children’s activities will be available.  This is our June Communion Service.  Our hymns include This is the Day, I am the bread of life, Our eyes have seen the glory and Spirit divine attend our prayers.  The bible lessons come from Deuteronomy 18:14-22 and Luke 24:13-35.  There will be a retiring offering after the morning service in aid of ERSKINE Hospital. Visitors are always welcome to come along.

We are a warm and welcoming church at the heart of our town — Central Church is Central to Bellshill, Central to Christ and Central to YOU!    Tea and coffee are served in the Hall afterwards as it’s the first Sunday of the Month, so stay behind for chat and fellowship.   This particular Sunday we encourage folks to wear red.  This signifies a) the work of the Holy Spirit and b) to remind us of the fire of the Spirit.   In addition, the congregation with many dressed in RED is colorful. And perhaps most of all, it is fun.  Also, this being the 1st Sunday of the Month we will hold tea and coffee in the hall after the service.

Pentecost Wear Red

Some of our services are Live Streamed on some Sundays but all services are available on Catch up to view at your leisure on our church website and YouTube channel.

We are a Parish Church, and are here for you in times of joy and sadness.  Our minister, Rev Kevin de Beer, is available to the local community to offer spiritual support or to simply offer prayer.  Each week in our Sunday Service we offer prayers for those needing remembered.  If you would like to add names to our prayers, or require the services of your local Parish Church please get in touch – contact details are available on our website and our church notice board.

THE GUILD: Summer Rally will be held in Bothwell Parish Church on 1st June starting at 7.30p.m.   Please also note that due to unforeseen circumstances the Guild trip planned for Friday 2nd June has been cancelled as originally planned, pleases speak with Sheena or Liz for the alternative arrangements.

GRASPING THE NETTLE: There will be a special evening held within Dalziel St Andrew’s Parish Church on Friday 16th June from 7:30pm (cost £7). If you are at all interested in the interaction between science and faith, and wish to enjoy an evening of excellent music and speakers, then do plan to come along.

WORLD PRAYER FOCUS: The GLO Centre Motherwell are holding a World Prayer Focus evening on Friday 9th June at 7.30pm.

PRAISE GATHERING: The annual Praise Gathering will be held in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall on Saturday 10th and Sunday 11th June. The link detailed will provide more information for anyone interested in attending. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHbCsvtV6Q4

CORBETT MEMORIAL: In our sanctuary we have a special floral display in memory of James Brownlie Corbett who was killed in action during WW2 whilst serving in the RAF.  His parents, members of the then Macdonald Memorial Church, gifted a stained glass window in his memory and a fund to provide flowers each year at the end of May.

dates-for-your-diary-image-headline-only-2Our organisations give a warm invitation, and you are warmly welcomed to come and join in:

The Church Choir has stopped for the summer.   Thanks to all choir members for their support throughout the year.  Summer Choir is on from June through August.   Each Sunday at 10am in the hall come along if you are interested, the more the merrier!

Our Friday Night ALL-AGE Club meets on Friday nights at 7pm in the Church Hall, next meeting on Friday 2nd June 2017.  This bi-weekly club has activities for all ages, table tennis, crafts, games, and refreshments served. Adults, Children and Families come back time and time again.

Advance dates for your diary

Sunday 19th June at our 10.45am morning service we delight in the Sacrament of Infant Baptism.   We are privileged to be part of such an important part of young children’s early Christian upbringing.  ‘Suffer the little Children who come unto me’

On Sunday 25th June at 10.45am we will have our Young Church prize giving service with participation from the young folks followed by their annual Young Church BBQ.   (please pray for good weather)

We are also holding a Summer Big Sing in the Church on Sunday 25th June at 6.30pm featuring our fine Pipe Organ and lots of hymns and songs.  We will be raising funds for “Toilet Twinning” a charity that seeks to raise funds to enable people living in poor communities to have clean water, a basic toilet, and to learn about hygiene – a vital combination that helps end generational poverty.   Hugh Ainsley will host the night telling us about some of the songs and keep us all in order!  The Best Bellshill Tea will be served for refreshments after the Big Sing in the Hall.

July sees the start of our Summer joint services.  These will take place at 11am in rotation among the three town centre churches, led by the ministers and representatives of each congregation.  We look forward to this time of combined worship meeting up with friends from St Andrew’s and West Churches.   We start off July at the West Church on 2nd July at 11am.

Summer Sundown Services.pptx

Our hall and facilities are available at other times during the week and are available to be hired for one off occasions or longer term lets. Please get in touch with us if you need a space to hire. We have now installed Wi-Fi which means we can offer facilities for online events taking place in the church and halls.

Check out our online activities – our website at www.bellshillcentral.wordpress.com, www.facebook.com/bellshillcentralchurch and our YouTube channel. You can find our more information on Sunday Services, Weekly activities and catch up with our services from our uploaded videos.    We are occasionally LIVE on the internet with events we hold.  These are usually streamed via YouTube, and links are available from our Facebook and Website addresses.

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