Rainbows And Brownies
The 4th Blantyre Rainbows and 2nd A Blantyre Brownies meet on a Tuesday evening in the parish hall. The Rainbows are for girls aged 5 to 7 years and meet from 5.30pm to 6.30pm. The Brownies are for those aged 7 to 10 years and meet from 6.30pm to 8pm. Both groups, play games, sing songs and assorted arts and crafts.Drop In Club
Drop in Club
The Drop In Club are a group of mainly elderly and unemployed people. Activities include Carpet Bowls, Cards, Dominoes. Members pay £1 per session for tea etc. The Club meet on Monday afternoons in the hall from 1pm – 3pm and is open to anyone who wishes to come along.
The ALMA club meet in the Hall on Wednesday evenings from 7.30pm.
The Association is known as A.L.M.A. which names recalls the title of Our Lady and is an abbreviated form of Association of Lourdes Motherwell Aiders. Membership is open to young people who are 16 years of age and over who wish to work on a voluntary basis with the handicapped/sick of the area. The Aims of the Association:
- is to provide an association of people, sick, handicapped and able bodied, particularly youth who work together to offer Christian, social and material support to each other.
- [dat-item]is to assist with the sick/handicapped who go on Diocesan Pilgrimages to Lourdes under the guidance of the Motherwell Lourdes Hospitalite.
- is to sponsor sick/handicapped and helpers to go to Lourdes on diocesan and other pilgrimages.
- is to be involved with the sick/handicapped within the diocese in whatever area of need is recognised by the Dioceses and the Association.
Since membership is interdenominational (helpers and handicapped) opportunity is provided to foster ecumenical relationships.