Meeting Times Every Monday Night
- Download our membership form and bring it to the registration night on Monday 2nd September 2019 from 7 - 8pm.
Anchor Boys 6pm-7-15pm for Primary 1,2,3, and 4
Junior Section 7pm-9pm for Primary 5,6 and 7
Company Section 7pm - 10pm
Senior Section 7pm -10pm
We are the 8th Company in the Carrickfergus area and one of 24 Companies in the East Antrim Battalion.
The Object of the Boys' Brigade is
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.
On the 4th of October, 1883, at the North Woodside Mission Hall in Glasgow, the First Boys' Brigade Company was formed by William Alexander Smith, born in 1854 near the town of Thurso, Caithness. In 1868 William came to Glasgow where he later joined the Free College Church. He became a Sunday School teacher, when he realised he had a problem, " How to keep boys from causing havoc within Sunday School". In October 1883, William Smith invited the boys of the Sunday School to attend a parade night of the Boys' Brigade. 59 joined in the first few weeks and 35 remained to form the 1st Glasgow Company of the Boys' Brigade.
The Motto is Sure and Stedfast.
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