We are a lively church so there is always lots going on in South Wishaw!
Come along and get involved!
- Worship Group – We are a small group of enthusiastic singers who meet every Sunday at 10.15am and provide the musical input to SWP regular services. Led by professional musician Robert Newth, we also meet every Saturday at 10.15am – 11.30am. On Saturdays we sing a range of both spiritual and secular material. We are often asked to perform at various local venues. Come along and help us Make a joyful noise unto the Lord!
- Filling Station – The Filling Station is an initiative to bring a new informal way of expressing the Christian faith to our community. Part of a wider movement to bring Christ to His people, the Filling Station was started 10 years ago by Rev Richard Fothergill, Our local group is supported by Wishaw Churches Together. We meet monthly in Aroma Café on Stewarton Street and our own SWP minister Terry Moran is the worship leader, although we invite others to come and help lead us in worship and share their personal testemonies.
- Prayer for Revival – As part of Wishaw Churches Together, we have joined forces in a campaign of prayer for revival of Christ’s spirit in our town. There are
- Life Groups – We have two small groups who support each other in developing their faith through Bible Study and prayer. One meets daytimes on Wednesdays 11am – 12noon in the Church lounge. The other is held on the 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at 7pm in the evening in the Manse.
- Prayer Group – Wednesdays at 10am (TBC)
We have various opportunities for socialising – whether it’s dropping in to the Saturday morning café for some company and a treat, or coming along to one of our regular groups, you will be made very welcome at South Wishaw Parish
Guild – The Church of Scotland Guild is a movement within the Church of Scotland which invites and encourages women (and is also open to men) to commit their lives to Jesus Christ and enables them to express their faith in worship, prayer and action. Our group meets on Monday evenings from October through to April. We host a variety of interesting speakers and undertake various projects both at home and abroad to live out our faith in action. For more information contact
Fellowship Group – Originally the Men’s Fellowship, but open to all, we meet every alternate Monday (except the summer months). We meet in the Lounge in the Church Hall and we have a varied syllabus of activities and guest speakers. Come along, all welcome! For more information contact John MacMillan.
Sharing Circle – We are an informal group who meet weekly on Thursdays at 12.30pm in the lounge for a bit of fun and fellowship. We do x/y/z activities and organise occassional outings. All welcome! For more information contact Iain Douglas.
Fetes and Family Nights – We regularly hold Christmas Fayre and Summer Fetes and periodically hold social evenings such as musical nights, BBQs or Curry Nights. The next planned event is to hold a Race Night which we will do in the Autumn. Watch this space for more details when they become available!
- Kingdom Kids – We run Kingdom Kids for our young people every Sunday at 11am )except during the school summer holidays). Children are encouraged to learn about God through stories, songs and activities.
- Creche – For our babies and toddlers we run a creche during the service. Contact Tammy Cahill for details.
- Holiday Clubs – Every Easter and every Summer we run a week long Holiday Club each morning for children of primary school age.
- Every club has its own unique Christian theme and we play, have fun and learn together through stories, songs, and craft activities. Each week ends with a family event such as a BBQ.
- Scouts & Guides – The following are run independently but are held in our Church Hall. For more information about the organisations themselves contact our local leader Ian Lindsay or see the Guides and Scouts own websites.
- Rainbows – girls 5-7yrs/ Brownies – girls 7-10yrs /Guides – girls 10-14yrs
- Beavers – boys 5-7yrs/ Cubs – boys 7-10/11yrs /Scouts – boys 10-14yrs
There are also various non Church related independent groups who use the hall facilites… these include the Craft group, AA, Citizens Advice Bureau Job Club and Slimming World. Contact the church office for latest available information on meeting times and contact details.