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Seek, Serve and Follow Christ

The aim of the Girls’ Brigade is to help girls to become followers of the Lord Jesus Christ and through self control, reverence and a sense of responsibility to find true enrichment of life.

About

The Girls’ Brigade is an international and interdenominational Christian youth organisation. It was founded in 1893 in Dublin, Ireland.

Three names are linked to the beginning of the Girls’ Brigade in Malaysia. They are Mrs. Elsie Lyne, Miss Agnes Richards and Miss Joyce Lovell. Mrs. Elsie Lyne was then with Singapore YMCA where Mr. Lyne was then the Director of YMCA. Miss Agnes Richards was in Kulai – incharge of building up the Presbyterian work. Miss Joyce Lovell was also stationed in Kulai where she ministered to the community as a Christian nurse and mid-wife. These ladies were responsible for getting together other ladies from other denominations to share about the Girls’ Brigade. As all of them came from England, Girls’ Brigade materials and ideas were imported from London.

Foursquare Programme

All girls go through our foursquare programme catered for the wholesome development of girls.

Spiritual

Spiritual

Her understanding of Christian living through learning from Scripture, seeing how Christianity works in the lives of others and participation in church activities

Educational

Educational

Her knowledge and skills, finding meaningful activities and interests through achievements

Physical

Physical

Equipping herself with the know-hows on leading an active lifestyle to maintain physical health and well-being, as well as to have fun

Social

Social

An understanding of herself in relation to others and the community in which she lives by becoming part of a team, working in small groups on achievements and projects, carrying out service projects for the community as well as through leadership training

Aim, Motto & Principle

Aim
The aim of the the Girls’ Brigade, an international and interdenominational Christian organisation shall be:
To help girls to become followers of the Lord Jesus Christ, and through self-control, reverence and a sense of responsibility, to find true enrichment of life.

Motto
Seek, serve and follow Christ

Principles
The Girls’ Brigade acknowledges Jesus Christ as Saviour and Lord according to the Scriptures and seeks to fulfil its aim to the glory of one God, Father, Son and Holy Spirit. The Brigade witnesses to the standard set by Jesus Christ and gives positive teaching on the Christian attitude to life. The Brigade promotes a just society where all people are equally valued.

National Structure

Malaysia is divided into 5 Regions:

Northern Region – Kelantan, Terengganu, Penang, Perak and Kedah
Registered companies in this region- 2nd & 4th Penang, 1st & 2nd Ipoh, 1st Teluk Intan, 1st Sitiawan and 1st Kampar

Central Region – Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur, Negeri Sembilan and Pahang
Registered companies in this region- 1st to 8th Kuala Lumpur, 1st & 3rd Petaling Jaya, 1st Puchong, 1st Klang and 1st Seremban

Southern Region – Malacca and Johor
Registered companies in this region – 1st Malacca and 1st Johor Bahru

Sabah Region
Registered companies in this region – 1st, 2nd, 4th & 5th Kota Kinabalu, 1st Penampang, 1st Labuan, 3rd & 4th Sandakan, 3rd Tawau, 1st Kota Belud, 1st Sapulut, 1st Keningau, 1st Tuaran & 1st Telupid

Sarawak Region
Registered companies in this region – 1st to 8th Kuching, 1st to 17th Sibu, 1st & 2nd Sarikei, 1st & 2nd Bintulu, 1st Mukah, 1st Kanowit, 1st Lawas, 1st Limbang, 1st to 5th Miri, 1st Sri Aman, 1st Bintangor and 1st Marudi