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GB raises hope

Posted by Caroline Knowlden at

11 October 2015 is the UN International Day of the Girl; a day to celebrate and champion girls not only in the UK but across the world.  GB’s Advocacy and Participation Co-ordinator Claire Rush says ‘In many communities, girls remain silenced, oppressed, unloved, unseen, forgotten and under-valued. Girls' Brigade loves girls because God loves girls. We're passionate about turning up the volume of hope for girls and building a world where everyone, regardless of gender, is valued equally.’ Across the UK, GB volunteers are investing in girls and enabling them to discover their God-given worth, unleash their giftings and help transform the...

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Sharing the real Christmas story

Posted by Caroline Knowlden at

For many children, Christmas time is about getting presents, eating food and watching films on the television.Journey to the Centre of the Christmas Pudding is a fun resource, from Arise Ministries, to engage children, aged seven to 11, in the real Christmas story – the birth of God’s Son, Jesus.Because of its accessible language and fun approach of learning by doing, the resource has been successfully used in school lessons, after school clubs and by church groups.And, as it’s planning time for many GB leaders and youth workers, this resource is perfect to use in the term leading up to...

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Perfect promotion opportunities

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The summer holidays are now underway, but it’s a great time for GB leaders to stock up on promotional materials ready for the new term in September. GB sells a range of materials that can be used to publicise GB groups, encouraging new members and raising awareness. Have you seen the A4 posters for each age group (n:vestigate, n:gage, n:counta, and n:spire) and one for all age groups? With space for local group details to be added (GBR111-GBR1115) and priced at just 65p each, these could be displayed outside the building where you meet or at places like the local...

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Get in the know about uniform

Posted by Sue Cutting at

  A brand new version of GB’s uniform was launched in March – emphasising the four different age groups within the GB family. The front of the tops all carry GB England & Wales’ official logo, but the back now includes the great-looking logos for our different age group sections: * n:vestigate for the 4-8s * n:gage for the 7-11s * n:counta for the 10-14s * n:spire for the 13-18s. The 2012 version of poloshirts and outer tops will be stocked in most sizes until December 2015, and may still be worn as uniform until the end of 2017. This...

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Shopping made easy

Posted by Sue Cutting at

  This new GB Trading website is designed to make it even easier for you to buy from GB Ministries. From clothing and resources for work among children and youth, to gifts and cards for everyone, and badges and awards that celebrate achievement… everything purchased here makes a lasting contribution to our work. GB’s Director Ruth Gilson says ‘Your purchases and donations will ensure the growth and development of GB’s varied and effective groups and projects that specialise in raising the volume of hope among children and young women. Thank you for shopping with us.’

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