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1979 St Andrews Church Fire

A pall of smoke hung over Lanarkshire on the afternoon of Monday 3rd September 1979. Upon investigation it was found that the St Andrews’s Church (formerly Stonefield Parish Church) on Glasgow Road was on fire. The fire representing the latest incident in a string of bad luck for this church. As brave firemen worked hard […]

Nazarene Church, Elm Street

Nazarene Church    The Church of the Nazarene is an evangelical Christian denomination that emerged from the 19th-century Holiness movement in North America around 1907. The Holiness work in Blantyre began in March 1907, the following year the American movement commenced.    It was originally called the ‘Blantyre Holiness Mission’ but changed name in 1910 […]