2nd Alton Boys' Brigade - Junior Section

Home » News » News

The most important event of the past month was the boys' participation in the Remembrance Parade and Service. This year the Anchor Boys were invited to parade along with the Juniors, Company and Senior boys, our Girls' Brigade and the town's other uniformed organisations that take part in the annual ceremony. The boys on parade marched from the Market Square to the Cairn, participated in the service and then marched back again. They were a credit to themselves, their parents and carers and the Brigade. The respect the boys demonstrated on the occasion shows that the service of the men and women who gave so much during the First World War and other wars since continues to be remembered by young people.
A Light Party was held on Tuesday 31st October with many of our Anchors and Juniors attending along with children from other organisations connected to the church. They all had a lot of fun: playing games, watching videos, eating cakes and searching for sweets hidden around the church. They all managed to pass the "eating the apples dangling on a string" challenge. They also proved that they are not only loud on Friday evenings.
With Advent due to begin soon, the Anchor and Junior meetings will begin to focus on the message of hope that comes with the birth of our Saviour. The boys will hear Bible stories and do crafts and activities that reflect the good news of that very first Christmas.

Lt. Rolfe Bridson.

popular recent storiesAlso in the news

Gap cov signing
Alton Webteam: Tue 12 Nov 3:28pm

Come and Celebrate 10 years of fellowship and mission between Alton Methodist Church & the churches of the Parish of the Resurrection at a Service of thanksgiving Sunday 24th November 3.00pm at St Lawrence Church followed by...

Alton Webteam: Tue 12 Nov 3:09pm

Watch the 2010 BBC Film The Nativity over four weeks and join small group discussions with Christians from local churches in Alton as we prepare for the Christmas Season.Thursdays 21st & 28th November, 5th & 12th December 7.30 — 9.00pm at Alton Methodist...

Brigade Christmas Tree 2017
Alton Webteam: Mon 11 Nov 3:14pm

Christmas Fair at Alton Methodist ChurchSaturday 30th November, 10am — 12noonCome and browse the stalls of home-baking, jewellery & accessories, fancy goods, toys, sweets and Christmas decorations. Then take a break with coffee and cake.For those feeling more energetic, the Boys' Brigade will be running games in the...