The Boy’s and Girls’ Brigade, 7th Peterborough is a disciplined organisation and one of the companies under the South Lincolnshire battalion, engaging the young ones, ages 5years to 7years and 8years to 11years in creative and healthy activities as well as fun games that build the mind, equip them with knowledge that acquaint them with the community, building skills, relationship, team work and growing their faith.
Events are usually organised by the battalion which include indoor sports, camping and quiz. Members from each company do participate as the case may be. Badges of promotion are awarded to the children from time to time based on their commitment, attendance and quizzes as a way to encourage the children.
The activities are done in such a way as not to discriminate against anyone. All children within the age range are welcome to join.
The meetings hold on the second and last Saturday of every month at 105 Wellington Street. PE1 5DU between 2pm and 4pm coordinated by well-trained leaders.
The children are always excited to come for meetings. They particularly look forward to every meeting. Your child can also benefit from this activities. Register today!
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Adewemimo Adewusi is the Captain of the 7th Peterborough Company. A minister at City of Grace and well experienced in the activities of the Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade as he joined the 21st Ibadan Company, Oyo State, Nigeria in 1987 and graduated from the junior section through the ranks until he became a lieutenant.
He played extensively in the band as first a side drummer, then a tenor drummer and later the brass instruments like the trumpet and the cornet.
His passion for impacting children has grown over the years as he feels a sense of responsibility to give back, seeing his foundation is rooted in the tenets of the Boys’ Brigade. He assisted the Barking Kidz’s Club for over a year before relocating to Peterborough.
Oyeronke Sanyaolu is a graduate of Communication and Language Arts; presently studying nursing to qualify in 2017. She is a member of the RCCG and the minister in charge of the children church at City of Grace. Married with two children, she has worked with children for over 20 years. She has been a member of the Girls Lydia Auxiliary under the Baptist’s Women Missionary.
Debola Adejumo-Adedapo is married and a first time mum. She is a member of RCCG City of Grace Peterborough. The opportunity to make a positive impact in the lives of young people was a source of motivation for volunteering with the Boys’ and Girls’ Brigade. Spent most of her teenage years as a member of Girls Lydia Auxiliary and would love to match the opportunities she had as a Lydia.
Olayinka Alamu is a graduate of electrical engineering from the University of Brunel; also trained and now practice as an ODP from Anglian Ruskin University. A passionate volunteer youth worker with contributions to youth development in his local church and outside, he has worked in schools and the community.
He has been a pathfinder youth leader in the past in a number of churches in addition to attending various camp meetings organised for youths.
Echendu Arinze is an officer in the Boys and Girls Brigade 7th Peterborough Company who has served as an officer at the 27th Nweri Company, Nigeria. He loves working with children and see them making progress in achieving their goals and aspirations. As a teacher by profession, he helps children to cultivate good virtues and morals. He likes adventures, reading and travelling.
Oluwatosin Adesanya, married and blessed with a beautiful daughter, has enthusiasm towards children which prompted her to become one of the leaders of the Boys and Girls Brigade, 7th Peterborough Company. She is an MBA student and a part time worker with VIP Healthcare Agency.
Oluseyi Moses Ajayi is a member of the 7th Peterborough Company and also a member of RCCG City of Grace, Peterborough. Prior to joining City of Grace, he worked as a Voluntary Sub-warden at Loughborough University where he assisted in the day to day running of a university accommodation for 174 undergraduate students by providing pastoral, disciplinary and administrative duties for 3 academic sessions from 2010 to 2013. He also served as a Youth President, Methodist Youth Fellowship, Methodist Church Nigeria, Ipara Remo, from 2000 to 2008, thus confirming his passion for working with youth and children.