Brownies & Rainbows Groups  

BROWNIES Contact Person:

Paula  Hassall

E-mail:
Paula.hassall@yahoo.com  

Tel: 0161 950 3476. Mob: 07708365901

Origin/roots of Brownies: Girls demanded an organization for them after Baden-Powell had started scouting for boys.

Local origins/ date of foundation:
Three have been brownies for three separate periods since about 1925. Current pack has been open 14 years.

Activities it undertakes:
craft, games, visits by relevant organisations, annual weekend away, badges

Membership locally/nationally/worldwide:
Guiding exists in many countries

RAINBOWS Contact Person:
Mary Beardshaw

E-mail:
MARYBEARDSHAW@gmail.com

Tel: 0161 900 0745. Mob: 07867824039

Origin/roots of Rainbows: The Rainbow section of the Guiding movement began in 1987 for girls who have reached their 5th birthday and leave after their 7th birthday, the nearest holiday when a place becomes available for them to join the Brownie section.

Local origins/ date of foundation: The 11th Swinton St Charles Rainbows formed in1992 meeting in the former Parish Hall each Thursday from 6pm until 7pm. We now meet in the School Hall, same day and time.

Activities it undertakes: A varied programme suited to all ages and abilities. Various badges can be earned based on Rainbows roundabout materials provided by Girlguiding UK. We share activities with other Rainbows, Brownie and Guides units in our local area providing a god experience of meeting with other girls from different groups.

Membership locally/nationally/worldwide: We belong to the Swinton North District, Greater Manchester west Division and nationally – Girlguiding UK.

Useful website addresses:
guiding@girlguiding.org.uk
www.girlguiding.org.uk

Brownies
Wednesdays in school at 6.00 pm

Rainbows
Thursdays in school at 6.00 pm

St Ambrose Barlow, Moorside Road, Swinton, Manchester M27 9PD
Parish Priest: Rev Mgr Paul F Smith STL

Tel: 0161 794 1089 Email: admin@stcharlesswinton.com

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 The Week Ahead …..

 Sunday 29 November.  First Sunday of Advent. 10.00am Zoom Mass.  (access code in newsletter)                                     

Monday 30 November .   Saint Andrew. Apostle. Patron of Scotland.   Churches are closed today.

Tuesday 1 December.   Advent weekday. Churches are closed today.

Wednesday 2 December.  Advent weekday.   Churches are closed today.

Thursday 3 December.  Saint Francis Xavier. Priest and missionary.   8.30am Mass in Saint Charles.    10.00am Funeral Mass in Saint Mark's for Leonora Broadbent RIP.

 Friday 4 December.    Advent Weekday  10.00am Mass in Saint Marks.  11.30am Funeral Service in Saint Charles church for Mary Frances Kennedy RIP.

 Saturday 5 December.    No Mass in the parish this Saturday, including Saint Mary's chapel, Wardley

Sunday  6 December.  Second Sunday in Advent.    Masses -  9.30am Saint Mark's.  11.15am Saint Charles. 4.00pm Saint Mark's.

 

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