Who we are…
The 4th Bromley (Hextable) Boys’ Brigade Company has been running for over forty years now and has successfully engaged a number of youngsters since its foundation. Our Company is part of the Boys’ Brigade’s Bromley Battalion within its London District. Our headquarters is based at Hextable Methodist Church and our Company meets on a weekly basis on the church premises. We work with youngsters from the age of 4 years old all the way to 22 years of age.
Our company is divided into four age groups. They are:
- The Anchors : aged from 4-8 years of age (school years R-3). They meet on a Thursday evening from 6:00pm -7:00pm. Visit our Anchor Boys’ page for more details.
- The Junior Section: aged from 8-11 years of age (school years 4-6). They meet on a Thursday evening from 6:00pm-7:00pm. Visit our Junior Section’s page for more details.
- The Company Section: aged from 11-15 years of age (school years 7-9). They meet on a Tuesday evening from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Visit our Company Section’s page for more details.
- Amicus: aged from 15-22 (school years 10-13 and beyond!). They meet on a Tuesday evening from 7:00pm-8:30pm. Visit our Amicus’ page for more details.
The aim of our Company:
“Is to encourage every Boy to do the best that they can do, to be the best person that they can be as they grow in wisdom and knowledge, and to achieve for themselves the highest rewards possible within the Brigade`s award scheme, and beyond.”
Please visit our Company History page to find out more about our story too.
So what is Boys’ Brigade?
The Boys’ Brigade is an international Christian youth organisation that on a weekly basis works with thousands of individuals. The object of the Boys’ Brigade is:
“The advancement of Christ’s kingdom among Boys and the promotion of habits of Obedience, Reverence, Discipline, Self-respect and all that tends towards a true Christian manliness.”
The Boys’ Brigade also has a motto which is:
“Sure & Steadfast”
The motto is taken from the Bible in the book of Hebrews Chapter 6 verse 9. The BB’s anthem/official hymn is: Will Your Anchor Hold.
Please visit the Boys’ Brigade national website for more details.