Boys' Brigade Northern Ireland is a Christian Youth organisation for boys aged 5 years to 18 years. St. John’s is one of almost 300 B.B. Companies (groups) in Northern Ireland and we run 3 sections with a varied programme of activities is provided such as Bible teaching, football, rugby, volleyball, craft, drama, outdoor pursuits and the Duke of Edinburgh's Award. The times and main leaders are indicated below and for any further information or contact details please contact the church office on 9335 4814 or via e-mail here.
Company Section - Monday 7pm - 9:30pm (Captain: Michael Ogilby)
Company section is for young men aged from 11-15 years and has its own programme called ‘Discover’ based on three areas; community, recreation and skills. Young people get the chance to develop existing skills and learn new ones, through a fun, balanced and challenging programme of activities. Young people are encouraged to have a say and help shape their own programme. They can get involved in anything from helping others in their local community to playing sports, trying our adventure activities or being creative through dance or art – there’s something for everyone! There are also opportunities to go away on camps and participate in the Duke of Edinburgh award scheme.
Junior Section - Thursday 7pm - 9pm (Leader: Neil Jess)
Junior section is for boys aged 8-11 years and has its own programme called ‘Juniors’ based on five areas; body, mind, spirit, community and creativity. The programme provides challenges, adventure and opportunities to learn and grow. The fun and engaging programme enables the children to work in a team and take more responsibility. Juniors also get the opportunity to go on camps and residential trips, and throughout their time in the Juniors Section, children can gain badges and recognition for their participation in the programme.
Anchor Boys - Wednesday 6:15pm-7:15pm (Leader: Gillian Taylor)
The Anchors section is for boys aged 5-8 years and has its own programme called ‘Anchors’ based on five areas; body, mind, spirit, community and creativity. The emphasis is on fun and programme activities include games, crafts, stories and opportunities to learn and share in new experiences. Throughout their time in the Anchors Section, children can gain badges and recognition for their participation in the programme.