Saturday 24th March 2012
Chaplain: Rev Ian Abraham Pianist: Mrs Kate Beattie
Special Guest: Mrs Marbeth Coulter President: Mrs Betty Hamilton
Company on Parade
CHOIR - Explorers/Tinies
MARCHING - Juniors
HOOPS - Juniors
TEAM GAMES - Explorers
SINGING GAMES - Tinies
COMPANY CHOIR - All
TEABAG - Juniors
SOMEONE - Explorers
BRIGADER SOLO -
Company on Parade
It gives me great pleasure to present this annual report. At the joint GB/BB Enrolment Service in November we registered an active membership of 90.
- QUEEN’S AWARD – Our congratulations to our 8th achiever - Lois Abraham
- DUKE OF EDINBURGH AWARD – Bronze level attained: Rachel Nelson
- The Explorers enjoyed participating in Choral Speaking in Ballygowan and Team Games in Clough.
- Juniors competed in Marching in Ballynahinch Congregational, and in the Team Games Fun evening in Killinchy.
- Two Senior teams competed very well in Mini Volleyball.
- Nicola McCullough progressed to compete at NI Final in Brigader solowork.
- Cáit Stapleton gained 2 certificates in the District Swimming Competition.
- Juniors visited Glasswater Home and entertained/visited the residents. Good report.
- Explorers and Tinies had fun, games and presents at their Christmas Party.
- Company section had an enjoyable ‘Dance with Jennifer Rooney’ Christmas evening with a special Christmas epilogue by our Chaplain, Rev Abraham.
- Seniors and Brigaders knit Smoothie hats to raise funds through ASDA for Age NI.
- Secondhand shoes were collected and sent to Satu Mare, Romania.
- Company Section had a valuable visit from Hope UK – drug & alchohol awareness.
- Our Christmas Charity in lieu of cards was The Leprosy Mission.
- Fifty shoeboxes were sent to Samaratins Purse at Christmas.
- During GB Week, members collected a total of £1,079. Thanks to all who contributed.
- A very successful camp was held in Kilkeel in August 2011. Camp is planned for Kilkeel from 30th July – 3rd Aug 2012. Thanks to Hannah English and camp leaders.
- On Remembrance Sunday a wreath was laid at the War Memorial by 3 senior girls.
- This will take place in Saintfield on 1st April. We are the host company and hence will lead the parade and form the choir. We really need the support of all the company section girls on this special occasion. Please come to Saintfield and support us. Pray for sunshine
- We are delighted to welcome as our special guest Mrs Marbeth Coulter. Marbeth is well known in GB circles having risen to Vice President, but she has been a special friend to some of us and we are delighted to have her here tonight.
- Thanks to our judges for PE, Marching, Drill, and Junior Craft, and to Kate Beattie and our Chaplain, Rev Ian Abraham, for their continued support throughout the session.
- Our thanks also go to Andy for introducing self-defence to Seniors/Brigaders.
- My special thanks to the Officers and leaders for their talents, time and patience during the session.
We thank God for His blessing on our Company as we continue to “Seek, serve and follow Christ.
Open Bible Awards - For regular attendance at Sunday Worship
1-Year Brooch Katelyn Anderson
2-Year Brooch Leah Scranage, Georgia Smyth, Ellie Fitzsimons, Courtney Downey, Katie Revels, Holly Montgomery, Ella-Rose Holland
3-Year Brooch Rachel Norris, Naomi Scranage, Hannah Dickson, Mary Stapleton, Ella Leahy, Cáit Stapleton, Lucy Martin
4-Year Brooch Alexandra Smyth, Aoife Donnelly, Holly McGreevy, Cara Leahy
5-Year Brooch Katie Murray, Jessica McKeown, Hollie Savage, Aoibhin Walsh, Caoimhe Walsh, Dearbhaila Walsh
6-Year Brooch Abbie Rea, Amy Norris
7-Year Brooch Kate Lynas, Rebecca Nelson, Kathryn Cousins, Stephanie Douglas, Anna Rea, Alex Rea
8-Year Brooch Sarah Murphy, Louise Majury, Kerri Douglas
9-Year Brooch Alice Lennon, Heather McCullough, Zara Smyth, Megan Gemmell, Lois Abraham
10-Year Brooch Hannah Nelson, Nicola McCullough
11-Year Brooch Rachel Murphy, Chloe McKeown, Jenna McKeown
12-Year Brooch Rachel Nelson
|Red Star:||Emma Donnelly, Nicole Richardson|
|1-Year||Katelyn Anderson, Ashling Donnelly, Annie McKeown, Charlotte Newman|
|2-Year||Leah Scranage, Jessica Patterson, Georgia Smyth, Ellie Fitzsimons, Courtney Downey, Lucy Newman|
|3-Year||Ella-Rose Holland, Rachel Norris, Naomi Scranage, Hannah Dickson, Mary Stapleton, Cáit Stapleton|
Katie Revels, Abigail Lennon, Aliza McKee, Alexandra Smyth
|5-Year||Katie Murray, Holly Montgomery, Aoife Donnelly, Abbey Ross, Jessica McKeown, Lauren Houston, Kirsten Clendinning|
|6-Year||Hollie Savage, Ella Leahy, Molly Kerr, Abbie Rea, Amy Norris|
|7-Year||Kate Lynas, Holly McGreevy, Rebecca Nelson, Cara Leahy, Dearbhaila Walsh, Caoimhe Walsh, Aoibhin Walsh, Anna Rea, Alex Rea|
|8-Year||Kathryn Cousins, Laura Gill, Stephanie Douglas|
|9-Year||Alice Lennon, Sophie Truesdale, Heather McCullough, Jordan Wilson, Lois Abraham|
|10-Year||Hannah Nelson, Zara Smyth, Tara Lynn, Megan Gemmell, Louise Majury, Lucy Martin, Rachel Murphy, Beth Keown, Jenna McKeown|
|11-Year||Kerri Douglas, Chloe McKeown|
|12-Year||Daisy Wormell, Rachel Nelson|