Each week The Boys’ Brigade works with thousands of young people, many of whom have no other connection with the Church. Today we are working with over 60,000 children & young people in over 1500 companies (groups) in the UK & Republic of Ireland every week.
The Boys’ Brigade provides a balanced programme of activities for children and young people from 5 to 18 years old.
We aim through our programmes to make a positive contribution to a young person’s life and be able to share their faith.
We are the oldest uniformed voluntary youth organisation.
The Boys’ Brigade Motto is: ‘Sure & Steadfast’
The motto is taken from the bible, the book of Hebrews, Chapter 6, Verse 19.
What is our aim?
Our Object: “The advancement of Christ’s kingdom among Boys and the promotion of habits of Obedience, Reverence, Discipline, Self-respect and all that tends towards a true Christian manliness”
Mission Statement…care for and challenge young people for life through a programme of informal education underpinned by the Christian faith. How do we do this? We work in partnership with our church and are an integral part of the church. We support the church by challenging boys and young men with Gospel of Jesus Christ. Provide a bridge into your community. We are a link to non-church families share in mission and outreach provide a fully resourced programme We provide training and support for leaders. We value young people and release their potential provide. Christian nurture of young people provide progressive programme of activities award activities and simple uniform.
Who is the Boys’ Brigade for?
Anchor Boys – 5 to 8 years old
Juniors – 8 to 11 years old
Company Section & Seniors – 11 to 18 years old
What are the meeting times and place?
Anchor Boys – 6.00pm to 7.00pm – Wednesday
Juniors – 6.30pm to 7.30pm – Wednesday
Company Section & Seniors – 7.30pm to 9.30pm – Wednesday
All sections meet in the halls during the winter months, from May the Juniors & Seniors meet in Eltham Park South unless wet then in the halls.
For further information contact:
Anchor Boys – Tina Guy – 020 8852 2690
Juniors – Mick Meech – 020 8850 7041
Seniors – Mick Chalmers – 01322 441725
Captain – Dave Hodgkiss – 07801 878501 mobile, 01689 820678 home, email- firstname.lastname@example.org