Youth

At Orangefield we have a vibrant, dynamic and committed group of young people.  They are guided and mentored by the adults in the church under the supervision of our Youth Worker Nicola Clarke.

Expired: JAM 2017

A fun filled extravaganza!  5 days JAMpacked full of games, crafts, talks, singing, dancing, puppets and lots more. Come along meet the J-Crew, torment the leaders and have a great time.  All the while learn about who God is, his story and what he’s all about.

  • If you’re going into P1 to P3 come along in the morning from 10.30 – 12.30pm
  • If you’re going into P4 to P7 come along in the afternoon from 1.30 – 3.30 pm
  • If you’re going into Year 8 to Year 12 then evenings are your time from 7.30 to 9.30 pm

And for parents why not drop into our cafe – Arc for extra special treats and deals over the course of JAM week.

If you want more information contact the church office on 02890 799391 or speak to; Emma Entwistle, Megan Jamison or Kirsten Jordan at church on Sundays.

To register online using our online ticketing system follow the link below:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/jam-tickets-34853064454

Or if you would rather fill in a paper form your collect one from the church office or download one here and print it out. JAM2017 Form

Girl’s Brigade

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

You can find out more about the Girls’ Brigade here

Orangefield’s Girls’ Brigade is the 93rd Company. It meets at the church every Thursday evening from September to May.

Our Girls’ Brigade is comprised of:

Explorers Section (aged 3-8) meets 6.30pm – 7.45pm

Company Section:

Juniors (P5 – P7) meets 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Seniors (Years 8 – 10) meets 7.00 – 9.30pm 

Brigaders (Years 11 – 14) meets 7.00 – 9.30pm

Girls MUST be 3 years of age by 1st July each year to be eligible to join in September. 

For more information contact the Girl’s Brigade Captain – Rebecca Ellis

From our Facebook page

GB is now off for Christmas, we will be back on 10th Jan. We would like to wish you all a blessed Christmas! If you’re free we would love to see you at church this Sunday (10.30 & 7) or Christmas morning at 10.30! This Sunday morning is an all age service and there will be free buffet food served between 5-6pm before our carol service on Sunday night. Everyone would be most welcome! ... See MoreSee Less

GB is now off for Christmas, we will be back on 10th Jan. We would like to wish you all a blessed Christmas! If you’re free we would love to see you at church this Sunday (10.30 & 7) or Christmas morning at 10.30! This Sunday morning is an all age service and there will be free buffet food served between 5-6pm before our carol service on Sunday night. Everyone would be most welcome!

We are very excited that it is our Christmas party this week (13th) so no uniform. We especially love to see christmas jumpers! Jump jiggle & jive will be at explorers & nerf wars are coming for the older girls. This is our last night before Christmas. See you all then! ... See MoreSee Less

Ice hockey outing

Anyone who is coming to the ice hockey later, here is the meeting info as a reminder:
We will be meeting at 2.45 at the entrance to the main pavilion / cinema, just outside streat cafe. We will be inside the doors in case of bad weather. We have been told the event should last 2 hrs 30 mins so we will meet back there for collection at 5.30pm.

Girls are welcome to bring snacks or money to buy snacks, but this is optional. We’d be grateful if you could ask girls to keep hold of their own money and any valuables. If you are going to be delayed or can no longer make it please let us know so we know whether to wait for you or not!
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Boys Brigade

The Boys’ Brigade is a Christian youth organisation committed to providing a safe environment in which boys and young men can develop socially and emotionally towards adulthood.

You can find out more about the Boys’ Brigade here

Orangefield’s Boys’ Brigade is the 30th Company and part of the Belfast Battalion.  We meet at the church every Friday evening from September to May.

Our Boys’ Brigade is comprised of:

Anchor Boys (P1 to P4) meets 6.45 – 8pm

Junior Section (P5 to P7) meets 6.45 – 8pm

Company Section (F1 to F4) meets 7.40pm – 10.00pm

Senior Section (F5 to U6) meets 7.40pm – 11.00pm

 

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Gillian Harper Caroline Ibrahim

??? GB isn't off till next week?

2 weeks ago

30th Belfast Boys' Brigade

A very busy night at Alexander P C the home of Belfast Battalion Table Tennis . Firstly a word of thanks to Wesley Lewis Captain of the 58th Belfast and his team for setting up a great venue.

With over thirty boys competing in the Junior Competition in 8 Group of four boys all playing 3 games. Each group winner then proceeded to the quarter finals, Semi-Final and Final in straight knockout rounds. Results were as follows

Junior Single
1st Ethan Spratt 1st Granshaw
2nd Luke Gibson 1st Granshaw
3rd Shay Ritchie 3rd Bangor
3rd James Carter 43rd Belfast.
Junior Doubles
1st Ethan Spratt & Adam Shaw 1st Granshaw
2nd Luke Gibson & Watson Kingham 1st Granshaw
3rd James Carter & Jake Stothers 43rd Belfast
3rd Shay Ritchie & Joel Reid 3rd Bangor

The Senior Competition of over twenty lads was 6 groups of 4 with the group winner progressing to another group of 3 players. The winners of each group competed in the final and group runners up for 3 and fourth place.

Senior Singles
1st Aqeel Mohammed 3rd Bangor
2nd William Orr 2nd Comber
3rd Cameron McCaughey 1st Carryduff
3rd William Lynn 3rd Bangor

Senior Doubles
1st Cameron McCaughey & Caleb Lowe 1st Carryduff
2nd Daniel Reid & Scott Mackey 30th Belfast
3rd Aqeel Mohammed & William Lynn 3rd Bangor
3rd Matthew Dundee & Jack Purdy 4th Newtownabbey

The medal were presented by Aaron Harrison of 30th Belfast a young man who completed his Queens Badge two years ago and is working in his Company. Aaron was a former Belfast Battalion Cross Country Champion. Great to have him helping tonight along with another Queens Man Andrew Graham of 43rd Belfast. Thanks also to the boss John Weatherill and the usual suspects Tim Dundee, Ivan Vincent Jeff Bingham, Les Carson and others. Great to have two halls FULL of lads competing.
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2 weeks ago

30th Belfast Boys' Brigade

This Sunday at Orangefield:

10:30AM
7PM
8:15PM (A continued time of worship)

We can't wait to see you there!
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This year we are starting our Duke Of Ed scheme again, starting with Bronze. If you or anybody you know is interested, get in touch and we can give you all the details!Our Gold Duke of Ed trip to the Wicklow Mountains, Ireland.2014. Orangefield Boy's Brigade.
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Tonight Anchor Boys are going to @wearevertigobelfast but Junior Section and Company Section are keeping with their normal programme. Weather warning for high winds has been issued for tonight , please stay safe!
No BB next week as it’s our half term break.
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Tonight Anchor Boys are going to @wearevertigobelfast but Junior Section and Company Section are keeping with their normal programme. Weather warning for high winds has been issued for tonight , please stay safe!
No BB next week as it’s our half term break.

 

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Take care out there my BB Friends !! ⚓💒😃

Oh. We still have school this coming week. Then we have half term. Are the boys off for 2 weeks in a row?

What time have they to be at we r vertigo?

OrangePips Playgroup

pips+rainbowOrangepips is our daily playgroup for children aged 2 years 10 months to preschool.

It runs Monday to Friday from 9.15am to 12 noon and afternoon sessions commence at 12.30pm to 3.15pm

We aim to provide a happy, caring and stimulating environment for your child.

Orangepips provides a wide range of activities which help develop a child’s physical, intellectual, language, emotional and social skills. These activities include:

 

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  • Playdough
  • Painting
  • Home corner/imaginative play
  • Table-top toys
  • Arts & crafts
  • Book corner
  • Storytelling
  • Songs, rhymes and choruses
  • Bikes, slides, climbing frame

Our purpose-built playroom in the church has children’s toilets, kitchen and a quiet area.

There is an adjoining outdoor playground with safety surface, road track and a playhouse.

Orangepips is registered and inspected annually by the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety and by the Northern Ireland Playgroup Association.

We welcome children from all sections of the community. Places are limited and preference is given to older children from the local area.

For more information contact the Church Office 90799391 Option 1.

SMALLTALK – Parent & Toddlers

A chance for Mums, Dads, Grannies, Grandads and Child Minders to relax with a cup of tea/coffee while their children (from babies to nursery age) enjoy the tabletop toys, ride-on toys, play dough and other activities. Juice, fruit and biscuits are also provided for the children.

The group meets in the church every Wednesday morning from 10.00am to 11.45am

For more information contact: Sarah Kennedy or Jackie Bryson (via Church Office) on 02890 799 391.

 

2017/18 Dates:       

Term 1: Wednesday 13th September to 13th December

Half term closed 1st November (1 week)

Closed 20th & 27th December for Christmas holidays (2 weeks)

 

Term 2: Wednesday 3rd January to 21st March

Half term closed 14th February (1 week)

Closed 28th March & 4th April for Easter holidays (2 weeks)

 

Term 3: Wednesday 11th April to 20th June.

Creche

We have a purpose built crèche room for your child to enjoy some playtime, while you relax in the service. 

Our team will be able to help your child settle in and feel comfortable during this time. We hope to do a variety of activities with them e.g. singing, a Bible story, colouring/craft, as well as free play inside and outside in the playground. Juice and biscuits are also available. 

If you have become a regular at church, and we know you, please join the crèche rota and help us provide this important ministry to both parents and the 0-4 year olds.

Any questions please contact the Crèche Coordinator, Christine French by email crèche@orangefield.org.uk 

LIGHT

We have two groups which meet during our Sunday morning service (children usually leave for their groups about 20 minutes into the service).

SALT (Sharing and Learning Together) is for children from pre-school to Year 6 (10yrs old)

LIGHT (Learning In God’s House Together) is for children in Years 7-10. (11-14 yrs old)

Both groups are led by volunteers from our congregation. The groups aim to help and encourage children to form a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through Bible study, prayer, crafts, games, quizzes, drama and discussion.

SALT & LIGHT groups run every Sunday morning from September to June.

Want to know more, or talk to a leader?

SALT

We have two groups which meet during our Sunday morning service (children usually leave for their groups about 20 minutes into the service).

SALT (Sharing and Learning Together) is for children from pre-school to Year 6 (10yrs old)

LIGHT (Learning in God’s House Together) is for children in Years 7-10. (11-14 yrs old)

Both groups are led by volunteers from our congregation. The groups aim to help and encourage children to form a personal relationship with Jesus Christ through Bible study, prayer, crafts, games, quizzes, drama and discussion.

SALT & LIGHT groups run every Sunday morning from September to June.

Girl Guides

The Guide Association, as part of a worldwide movement, enables girls and young women to fulfil their potential and take an active and responsible role in society.

The Girl Guides meet at the church every Monday.

Rainbow Guides (aged 4-7) meet 6.30pm – 8.00pm

Brownies (aged 7-10) meet 6.30pm – 8pm

For more information contact (through the church office):

Brownies – Elizabeth Gibson

Rainbow Guides – Elaine Brown