Who We Are
The Church Church Girls Brigade is a uniformed organisation for the Church of Ireland. It caters for lads and girls between the ages of 4 and 21 years old. The Ulster Regiment has companies operating throughout the dioceses of Armagh, Clogher, Connor, Derry & Raphoe and Down & Dromore.
Church Girls' Brigade
The objects of the Brigade are:
to extend the Kingdom of Christ amongst lads and girls
to encourage faithful membership of the Church
Catherine Evans and Emma McQuillan from the Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade at St Swithin’s, Magherafelt, with over a quarter of a century of service between them, have just been awarded the Brigade’s Archbishop’s Award. This is the top honour a member can attain and Catherine and Emma are worthy recipients.
Catherine has been in the CGB for 14
years and now helps with the younger boys in the CLB on Friday nights – her father is the Church Lads’ Brigade Captain. She is in the upper sixth form at Rainey Endowed School and hopes to go to University in October this year.
Emma helps out in the Sunday School and sings in the Church Choir forspecial occasions. She also attends IRainey Endowed School and isin the lower sixth form. She is very musical – she plays the violin in the school orchestra and sings in
the school choir.
Catherine and Emma were presented with their certificates by The Most Rev Dr Richard Clarke, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland.
Fight the good fight
Location: St Swithins Hall, Magherafelt
When: Mondays September to March
Time: 6:15pm - 7:50pm