Groups using Rubislaw Church Centre or Church Hall
Aberdeen and District Fibromyalgia Support Group
This is a support group for sufferers as well as family, friends and carers. We meet on the last Saturday of the month (excluding December) from 11am to 1pm. A £3 entrance fee covers refreshments and home baking.
Meetings usually consist of a guest speaker, chat with refreshments and lots of laughter. For further information, contact Barbara Pilichos on 0844 887 2497 or Clair McPherson on email@example.com
Aberdeen and N.E. Osteoporosis Support Group
This operates under the National Osteoporosis Society, the only UK charity working exclusively to support people with osteoporosis. Our local group meets on the 1st Wednesday of every month, except August and January, from 2 to 4 pm. Each month we have a speaker with topics ranging from those relevant to those suffering from osteoporosis to those of more general interest. This is followed by a short, mainly seated exercise session and then refreshments. We welcome those who have been diagnosed, and those with an interest in the condition and provide a wealth of information leaflets/ booklets produced by our Charity. The £2 entrance fee covers costs. For further details contact Jenny Chapman (Chairperson) on 01224 791649 or visit www.nos.org.uk
Aberdeen Breathe Easy
This is a local support group of the British Lung Foundation, for all who suffer from any type of breathing difficulty. It meets in the Church Centre on the 3rd Thursday of each month (except July & January) from 1:30pm to 3:30pm. Meetings usually consist of a speaker followed by tea and chat. (The group also runs a weekly pulmonary rehabilitation exercise class on Monday afternoon at the Beach Leisure Centre). For more information contact Mike Head on 01224 484024 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Aberdeen Italian Circle
The group meets on a Thursday evening at 7:15pm every 2 or 3 weeks in the Church Centre, from October to May. Talks on Italy and Italian Culture. Guests and new members welcome. Enquiries to email@example.com, or for more details see:
The Italian Language Study Group (formerly known as Continental Teas (Italian)), also meets on Wednesday afternoons, August to June. Limited availability. Contact Mary Dargie on 01224 635792.
Aberdeen Patchwork and Quilters Group
Interested in patchwork and quilting? Want to meet like-minded people, hear interesting speakers and learn new techniques? This group meets at the Church Centre at 7:30pm on the 3rd Wednesday of each month, September to June. All are welcome. Look for them on Facebook Aberdeen Quilters or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Three Rubislaw groups of this fellowship meets every Tuesday (7:30pm), Wednesday (Step Group, 8:00pm) and Friday (8:00pm) throughout the year at 7.30 pm in Room 3 of the Church Centre. For more details see link.
Baby Sensory Aberdeen Central
Meets occasional Saturday mornings.
Award-winning, sensory-rich baby development classes for babies from birth to 13 months, where regular exposure to an incredible range of sounds, smells, sights, textures, music, dance, signing and massage will help promote rapid brain growth in your baby's first year of life. We've done the research; so you and your baby can relax and enjoy the fun
To book visit www.babysensory.com or for further information contact Sheryl on 07827448016 or email@example.com
An adult badminton club meets in Rubislaw Church Hall (Fountainhall Road) on Tuesdays, 7.30 – 10.00 pm, from September to March. All levels of player welcome. Enquiries via the Church Centre Manager.
Brownies (54th Aberdeen) See link
The group meets monthly in the Church Centre, from September through to June . Their events are open to anyone who is interested in counselling and the counselling approach. Please visit their website for more details: http://www.thecounsellingforum.co.uk/
Creche (Sunday mornings) See link
Dragongate Theatre Co.
A group of performers, both able bodied and with a disability, who create, build and perform using puppets and in black light, in Room 3 of the Church Centre on Thursday afternoons from 1.30 to 3:30 pm. New Members always welcome. Contact Sadie Stark, 01224 640560.
The Guild meets on the first Saturday of the month from September-April. Friendly fun learning workshops are held in the morning - all abilities catered for. Interesting informative talks by experts in Textile Arts take place in the afternoons. Everyone welcome. Please contact Yvonne Weir on 01224 732098 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Guides (54th Aberdeen) See link
The Guild is a movement within the Church of Scotland which invites and encourages members to commit their lives to Jesus Christ and enables them to express their faith in worship, prayer and action. The Guild is open to men and women. Meetings are held in the Church Centre usually on the second and fourth Mondays of each month from October to May, either at 2.15 pm or 7.30 pm.
Indoor Bowling Club
The club meets in the Church Hall from September to May, on Monday and Thursday afternoons from 1.45 to 3.45 pm and Friday evenings from 7.00 to 9.00 pm. New members always welcome. Contact Bill Stark on 01224 640560.
Macmillan Cancer Support Committee (Aberdeen)
Uses the Centre for meetings about 4 times a year, holding occasional events such as coffee mornings or Quiz Nights, arranged through the Centre Manager. Mary Wallis is the Church contact for tickets. The Committee is also keen to recruit new committee members. Contact can be made through the Centre Manager.
See link for further information.
Qigong (Chi Kung) Classes
Qigong (Chi Kung) is a Chinese health practice of relaxed breathing techniques, gentle stretching methods and simple meditation to improve mental and physical well-being.
The main focus of Qigong is relaxation and deep breathing which has the effect on calming the mind and relaxing the body.
When practised regularly Qigong reduces stress and anxiety, increases energy, strengthens immunity, improves posture and balance.
Classes are suitable for all ages.
Monday 10:45-11:45am at Rubislaw Church Centre.
For further information contact Matthew on 07917 711736 or email email@example.com.
Rainbows (2nd Albyn) See link
Rubislaw Lads' Club
An informal Gentlemen’s coffee group meets every second Wednesday at 10.30 am in the Church Centre. There is no agenda, just an opportunity, for those with time, to put the world to rights or any other lesser subjects! All men welcome.
Children's Church Groups
S1-S3 Group See link
Sunday Club See link
Freshly Centered Pilates by Tracy Ward
These Pilates classes are tailored for beginners and intermediates, using matwork and small equipment to retrain postural muscles, strengthen core stability, develop strength, flexibility, coordination and control. The group meets in Rooms 1 & 2 of the Church Centre on Wednesday evenings at 5.15 pm, 6 pm and 7 pm. Contact Tracy on 07743 418906 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org; or for more details see http://www.freshlycentered.com.
Rubislaw Church supports Fairtrade by running a stall selling Traidcraft foods and snacks. The stall is available in the Church Centre after worship on the last Sunday of each month. In addition, we sell Christmas cards and gifts.
Rubislaw Church: Growing together, sharing God's love, building faith, bringing hope.
Rubislaw Parish Church of Scotland, Scottish Charity No. SC015841