Monthly Archive

2017

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 92 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.

Christmas wishes from NHQ

       After a year full of adventure, fun and hard work, we hope you have a well-deserved rest over the Christmas season. Thank you for the time, energy and support you give to the CLCGB and for th... read more..

Ulster Regiment Newsletter December 2017

In this edition we hear about a new Company at Aghalee with the Rt Rev Harold Miller, Bishop of Down and Dromore, presenting Rev Paul McAdam with a Certificate of Enrolment for the new Aghale read more..

Major William G. Tilley Obituary

It is with deep sadness I share with you the news that Major William G. Tilley, Newfoundland Brigade Archivist, passed away last Friday. He reached the wonderful age of 103 years and had join read more..

Sir Hamish Forbes Award

Every year, the "Sir Hamish Forbes Award" is presented to the CLCGB Company with the largest percentage growth in membership. The winning Company receives a certificate and a cheque for £100! This ye... read more..

Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People

Understanding Depression and Low Mood in Young People Understand how to recognise depression and low mood in teenagers and learn how to help.  This free course if provided by Future Learn and is free... read more..

Volunteers week survey results

Following Volunteers’ Week 2017 a short survey took place asking for feedback to help them improve next year’s campaign. Thank you if you were able to complete this survey. Please see below for an ov... read more..

Order of Service - Available upon Request

The Order of Service from the Service of Remembrance, held at the National Memorial Arboretum on 11th November 2017, are available upon request. If you would like a free copy, please email NHQ at cont... read more..

125th Anniversary Parade in York

The following has been received by Brigade HQ. I must say what a lovely parade in York to commemorate the Brigades 125 anniversary.  It brought back memories of the parades we used to have in Durha... read more..

Band Competition debriefing meeting minutes

Martyn Bedder thanked everyone who attended the meeting on Saturday 28th October. The minutes are now available to download by clicking the following link:  pdf CLCGB Music and Drill Debrie... read more..

St Paul's Goose Green

Here's a lovely photo of Pam Wilkinson and the team from St. Paul's, Goose Green, taken after a service to celebrate their volunteering. Thank you for all that you do for CLCGB! ... read more..

Service of Remembrance 2017

Service of Remembrance To Commemorate all members of the Church Lads’ and Church Girls’ Brigade Who served their country In War and Peace  Led byThe Reverend Prebendary Fr Paul Lockett, Queens’s ... read more..

Ulster Regiment Newsletter Autumn 2017

In this edition we read about the Ards & North Down Civic Awards, we hear of the success of Seagoe Church Lads been awarded £500 and much much more. To download a copy pdf cli read more..

Music competition results

The Music Competition Results are now in, and all the results can be downloaded by clicking on the following links:   pdf Awards 2017 (374 KB)   Martyn Bedder said "Firstly, a massi... read more..

125th Anniversary Weekend Report

125th Anniversary Weekend at Kingswood, Dearne.  6th 7th 8th October 2017 The motto of the Brigade is Fun, Faith and Fellowship and at a recent weekend held at Kingswood Activity Centre in Dearne, ne read more..

Newfoundland 125th Celebrations Report

We wanted to share this report, and photos, with you. Thank you Terry! Just a short note to let you know the Nfld 125 celebrations at the WE were a great success. The Governor's message went... read more..

Children's Ministry Network

As the Church Lads' and Church Girls' Brigade are members of the Children’s Ministry Network of Britain and Ireland you are eligible for election to the Board. At their next conference in November th... read more..

125th Anniversary Parade at York Minster

Details of the 125th Anniversary ParadeTo be held at York Minster, Deansgate, YO1 7HH18th November 2017 Travel arrangements are the responsibility of companies or individuals. Coach drop off point wi... read more..

Fundraising - Charity Car Wash

Charity Car Wash If you like to have a little fun with water, you will certainly find this idea the easiest way to fundraise. Along with many more volunteers like you, choose a community pl... read more..

Fundraising - Cake sale

Cake Sale Yes, you read that right! Its for a reason that we use the idiom “sells like hot cakes” because cakes definitely do sell. With just a pinch of decoration, and some delicious homem... read more..

Fundraising - Annual Collection

Annual Collection It is like a piggy bank thing.  You can either do it on an individual or family basis, or or a community basis   Just devote a donation box such as an old smarties tube, ... read more..

Fundraising - Sell

Sell, sell, sell - sales are a very simple, low-maintenance way to collect donations. Jumble sales and car boots are a good staple, but you can add a competition-factor or twist to increase people's e... read more..

Fundraising - You've got talent

You've got talent - talent competitions, gigs and fashion shows are a great way to engage supporters from outside your family and friends. Use ticket sales and collection buckets to raise funds for wh... read more..

Fundraising - Dress up

Organise a non-uniform/dress down day at your school or workplace - or take it further and get people to come in costume! Ask everyone for a small donation to take part.  Or even do a fancy dress at a... read more..

Church Urban Fund Catalyst Leadership Course

Our friends at the Church Urban Fund are now recruiting for their Greater Manchester Catalyst Leadership Course!! Fantastic opportunity available to gain some Leadership skills for young people aged ... read more..


Garden Party - My experience Terry Hissey

Attending the Buckingham Palace Garden Party was a great experience.  Having been let down with an invite from the Territorial Army nine years ago, I was grateful of the opportunity to finally attend,... read more..

JLGB Happy New Year

Shana Tova to the JLGB, we hope you’ve had a great 5777. As they enter 5778 and think about the year ahead, they have published their latest newsletter.  To download click on the following link: http:... read more..

Prayer Letter September

Prayer LetterSeptember 2017 Dear Prayer Supporter, We hope that you have had an enjoyable and restful summer, thank you for joining with us in prayeras we begin another Brigade year. “He put a new ... read more..

National Anniversary Parade and Service - Musicians

As you may be aware the Brigade are holding a National Anniversary Parade and Service on Saturday 18th November at York Minster.  The parade will be forming up at 1pm and the service starts a read more..

Resources - Harvest Festival

Roots have created some great resources for Harvest Festival which could be used on a Brigade evening. To find out more and download click the following link: http://news-rootsontheweb.com/1C7U-54V8T... read more..