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COVID Memorial Service: 31 October 2021

The Remembering Banner inside the church A special community memorial service is being held in Cambuslang to remember all those who have died during the COVID-19 pandemic. People of faith and none are encouraged to attend Cambuslang Parish Church on Sunday the 31st of October at 3pm to pay their respects to those whose deaths…

Dates for your Diary

Back to Church Special Service Sunday 12 September, 2021 at 10.30.am. A service of praise to celebrate returning to worship in the church. This will also be our annual Dedication Service.Celebration Evening Thursday 16 September 2021 at 7.00.pm. As we couldn’t have an induction social, this will be an informal evening with food and entertainment…

Returning to church- letter from the Minister

A letter from the Minister, as more of our church activities return. To: Members and Friends of Cambuslang Parish Church August 2021 Dear friends,I am delighted to once again to have an opportunity to write to everyone in the church a personal letter. I had planned to write a letter like this shortly after Christmas,…

Good news: no need to book a ticket for Sunday!

A message from our Minister: Rev Peter W Nimmo Dear friend, We are pleased to announce, with the further easing of COVID restrictions, we are no longer required to maintain a ticketing system for coming to our church services. Going forward, all you will need to do is to give your name as you arrive…

Sunday worship 8 August 2021

An all-age service celebrating our Holiday Club. Watch it on Facebook (no Facebook account required)

CAMBUSLANG PARISH CHURCH HOLIDAY CLUB 2021

The team are busy planning our Jungle Adventures for this year’s holiday club and we are following the current Covid 19 guidance, and therefore there will be limited places available. You will be able to attend on either Monday 2nd and Tuesday 3rd August or Thursday 5th and Friday 6th August. Your places can be…

Sunday Worship

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ERR7otk-1g

Gift Service

Unfortunately, we cannot hold our normal Gift Service on 20thDecember 2020 due to restrictions. The recipients of the gifts donated at this service by members of the organisations and congregation would have been Barnardo’s 16+ (offers Transitional and Residential Support to care leavers) and Women’s Aid East Kilbride and Cambuslang (assist in the safety and…

Special Appeal Update

https://youtu.be/3KXU9hiUYGw We are pleased to say that in the first few weeks the Special Appeal has raised over £10,000. We would like to say thank you very much to everyone who responded.  The special appeal will remain open until the end of November, if we were able to repeat the success of the first few…

Online Festive Fayre

Needing ideas for Christmas Presents? Looking for something different and original? Then let us help you help us Cambuslang Parish Church are holding an online Christmas Fair Thank you for your support

Can You Help?

It’s not too late to get creative and make something for the CPC Online Festive Gift Fayre this December.If you enjoy sewing, knitting, crafting or are handy in the kitchen we’d love you to join in. So far, we have people making jams and chutney, baking, creative Christmas decorations and cards, sewing festive face masks…

Remembrance

“They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them.”

Livestream Notice

We will be live streaming the service this Sunday 8th November from  10:30 a.m. A notice will be posted on the Cambuslang Parish Church Facebook page inviting you to join us for worship via live stream. There will be a button that you can click on to set a reminder. The live service will only…

Christmas Fair

The Church needs your support to raise money; if you have any making baking or crafting skills we need to hear from you.

UPDATE ON RESUMPTION OF HALL USE

Having put in place arrangements to allow our sanctuary to open for worship, the Back to Church Group has now turned its attention to the re- opening of our halls. The over-riding principle in our considerations is of course the safety of those using the halls.To this extent therefor it has been agreed to start…

CamGlen Radio: We want your feedback

(chance to win Amazon Vouchers) Dear friends and supporters of CamGlen Radio,we are currently looking for our listeners and local community to help us by completing a survey about the radio station.  We would greatly appreciate your support in sharing the survey, encouraging as many people as possible to fill it out. It will help…

A Special Appeal from our Treasurer

Dear Friends, The impact of Coronavirus on the operation of our Church and premises has led to an immediate crisis for the finances of our Church. To secure the medium and long-term future of our Church you are being asked by the Stewardship Team to set up your regular contribtion via a standing order. If…

Minister’s Letter: September 2020

To: Members and Friends of Cambuslang Parish Church 25 September 2020 Dear friends, I can hardly believe that it is now three months since my induction here at Cambuslang. But now Katharina, our family and myself are settling into our lovely manse, and finding all the nice places to walk our dog, Sophie. It’s a…

More COVID 19 Information

Church services have restarted in our building in Cambuslang town centre. Services are every Sunday at 10.30am. However, due to social distancing, we are restricted to a maximum of 40 worshippers. Please book a ticket online or by phone. Please do not come to church if you feel unwell, are awaiting results of a COVID…

COVID 19 Information

During this challenging time when our lives are impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic, our church services are cancelled, and our building is closed. All this is in line with guidance from the Church of Scotland.Our Ministry Team, our church community, and our sister church Flemington Hallside, are still very much active communicating with the community…

TO ALL HALL USERS

As you will be aware the Scottish Government has allowed Churches to be opened for Worship with a limit of 50 people and Kirk Session has agreed that we will open the Church for Worship on Sunday 30th August, 2020. At present the Halls cannot be used as the guidelines state the Church may only…

Something Inside So Strong

The people of Cambuslang Parish Church always work against racism or discrimination of any kind. We believe that “all are welcome”, and, even in lockdown, our musicians and choir put this together, stay strong.

A Thank You

I’d just like to say thank you to everyone who is continuing to keep our Church up and running in these trying times. Fiona Brown, planting up some flowers in our garden There’s a whole army of people behind the scenes working to bring our worship to us on Sunday; Our treasurer is investigating every…

Easter Egg Competition: Results

Pre-School Winner Malcolm O’Connor Primary 1-3 Winner Ini Adediran Primary 4-7 Winner Arin Adediran Secondary 1-3 Winner Fraser Stewart Secondary 4-6 Winner Katie Stewart Adult Winner Heather Hamilton

A Disturbing Dream

How often are we besieged by insidious voices that come to us unbidden and sway us into decisions we might not ordinarily have made?

Observers and Bystanders

There are always the observers and the bystanders:
those who see all, who take it in, who watch

Jumping to Conclusions

When you jump to conclusions you often jump over the truth. There is a wicked inclination in most people to suppose an old man decayed in his intellects. If a young or middle-aged man, when leaving a company, does not recollect where he has laid his hat, it is nothing; but if the same inattention…

Recognised

‘Don’t worry when you are not recognised, but strive to be worthy of recognition.’ Abraham Lincoln An American soldier, based in Sweden, was spending the day in Stockholm. Travelling across town on a bus he fell into conversation with the man sitting next to him. The man correctly identified him as an American and they…

Advice on Coronavirus

In light fo current events, the Church is taking measures to protect its vaunerable members. We are taking all necessary precautions to ensure that we can meet together safely as a church family this Sunday (15 March) and through the week to come. We will of course understand if you don’t feel like you can…

News To The Pews

FROM JANUARY KIRK SESSION Kirk Session were informed by the Interim Moderator that the Rev. Peter Nimmo would preach as Sole Nominee on Sunday 23rd February. Kirk Session were delighted with this news which would be relayed to the Congregation on Sunday 26th January. The Kirk Session thanked the Nominating Committee for their work in…

Spring Magazine

This is the whole of our Srping 2020 edition of the Church Magazine

Burn’s Lunch

The Guild Burns’ Lunch on Monday 27th January was a great success with entertainment provided by Lawrence Dunn and Stewart Fraser. Lawrence played fiddle and guitar and accompanied Stewart who sang and recited some of Burns’ poetry. Iain Young helped with the sound and played the shruti box!

Church Family Weekend to Montrose and Royal Deeside

The morning of October 11th was a beautiful sunny one as we set off on our holiday weekend.  Based in the Park Hotel in Montrose we all enjoyed three days of fellowship and great hospitality as well as food!  Friday evening’s entertainment was laid on by our own two stars, Alastair and Jim who gave…

The Boys Brigade

229th Glasgow Company Boys Brigade – Anchor Boys We have reached the end of a very successful session in the Anchor Boys. We have had a lot of fun and met lots of new friends. During the year we had our regular games night on the last Thursday of the month with the Lego Table…

Introducing Scott Blythe

Dear Friends Well, it seems appropriate as the church starts to gear up for its main events of the year that I should take little time to introduce myself. My name is Scott Blythe and I am acting now as your Interim Moderator for the period of time it takes for you to find a…

Rainbows, Brownies, and Guides

All the girls have all been working on various badges from the new programme. Recently the Rainbows have been enjoying the nice weather and spending time playing games and singing campfire songs outside. The Brownies took part in an activity called ‘Edible Architecture’, which involved designing towers and building them using fruit. The term will…

Newsletter

Dear Friends, As a very raw young divinity student, I applied for a scheme that sent students for the ministry to parishes in the Highlands and Islands for a summer placement. When the letter came telling me I was allocated to the parish of Assynt and Stoer, I’m ashamed to say I had to head…

Message From the Editor

I can’t believe that the summer has gone. The young ones have received their exam results and have either moved up a year or gone to college or university. The little ones have started nursery and school for the first time or moved up to a new class. All in all it’s a busy time…

Sunday Club

It is hard to believe that we are approaching the end of our session with the boys and girls who come to our Sunday Club. You see them and hear them every Sunday. They are enthusiastic and love to participate in the Church service and that carries on when we are through in the halls….

News to the Pews

The Kirk Session met on Tuesday 20th August and was moderated by the Interim Moderator the Rev. Scott Blythe. It was agreed that the Church will retain the present Manse.  As previously intimated another House had been considered but some concerns were raised regarding the roadway and drainage and it was decided not to pursue…

Report of the Fellowship Team

We are happy to report that Fiona Hamilton has agreed to take on Convenor- ship of the Fellowship Team as of Thursday 15th August. Liz Harbinson is our link person on the Kirk Session. Ohna Robertson continues to act as our secretary. We are grateful to all three for their willingness to serve and to…

THE NEIGHBOURLY SUMMER OUTING

The Neighbourly plus several friends from the congregation set off on our outing on 19th June. The weather was more mixed Scottish summer than the glorious heatwave of the Guild day out, but it was mostly dry. After a stop at Antartex Village for some retail therapy and refreshments, we headed for Inveraray, through beautiful…

News to the Pews

The Rev. Jonathon Keefe intimated that he would oversee the voting for the Nominating Committee but thereafter would be resigning as Interim Moderator.  He indicated that he was very sorry to leave but could not, in all conscience, remain in view of the Kirk Session’s decision to depart from the Church’s practice and doctrine and…