Brigade Council is the governing body of The Boys' Brigade in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, the Channel Islands and the Republic of Ireland.
Brigade Council is held annually at a different location each year, and is open to ALL Leaders in The Boys' Brigade.
- Brigade Council Calling Notice
- Revise Mission Statement
- Revised Section 3
- proposed changes to Brigade Regulations Explanatory Notes
Brigade Council 2013
Your invitation to Brigade Council 2013
Brigade Council has been held in Northern Ireland on a number of occasions, each time at a different venue. Recent visits have been to Newcastle, Londonderry and Armagh.
On behalf of The Boys' Brigade in Northern Ireland, it is our pleasure to invite you to Brigade Council 2013, which will be held in Belfast during the weekend 6th to 8th September 2013.
Jury's Hotel in Belfast City has been selected as the recommended accommodation for delegates. It is within easy walking distance of the Bus and Rail Station, the Council Meeting and City Hall. Preferential rates will be available to delegates.
Belfast City Council will host a Civic Reception on the Friday evening to mark the 125th Anniversary of The Boys' Brigade in Ireland. All Brigade Council delegates are invited to join with local leaders as we celebrate this significant event at Belfast City Council.
All business meetings will take place in Assembly Buildings the recently refurbished headquarters and conference centre of The Presbyterian Church in Ireland.
This part of the weekend will not be programmed. Council delegates will be free to explore and experience the wide range of theatres, cinemas, restaurants, and other visitor facilities now available in Belfast.
Sunday Morning Service
The Council Service will take place at St Mary Magdalene Parish Church home to the 1st Irish Company. This service will mark the formation of the Company in 1888 and its legacy.
Young Leaders Programme
An Under 26 Programme will be organised by BB Connect the Northern Ireland Under 26 Group. This will take place across Belfast and elements of the programme will enable participants to explore the history and redevelopment of our Capital city.
Accommodation for this programme will be at Days Hotel in Belfast City Centre. This hotel is conveniently located close to the Europa Bus Centre and Great Victoria Street Railway Station. Preferential rates will be available to delegates.
The Boys' Brigade NI Headquarters
c/o The Girls' Brigade NI Headquarters
C2 Kilbegs Business Park
(T) 028 9454 8054 (Ext 52)
Council Meeting Summary
Reports from previous Brigade Council Meetings can be found below:
Summary and the Minutes of the Brigade's Annual Council Meetings:
Council 2012 - London, England
Council 2011 - Cardiff, Wales
Council 2010 - Armagh, Northern Ireland
Council 2009 - Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Council 2008 - Fife, Scotland
Council 2007 - Bradford, England
Council 2006 - Cardiff, Wales
Council 2005 - Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Council 2004 - Leicester, England
Council 2003 - Fife, Scotland
Council 2002 - Birmingham, England
Council 2001 - Northampton, England
Voting at Council Meeting
For more details on how voting at Brigade Council works, see the Brigade Constitution & Regulations and look out for details in the BB Gazette.
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