The Brigade ’s object is to extend the Kingdom of Christ amongst lads and girls and to encourage faithful members hip of the Church of England or other Episcopal Church in communion with the Church of England. The Brigade is the Anglican Church’s own uniformed youth organisation.
Leaders and helpers are nominated by the incumbent to ensure that the Company is fully integrated with in the parish .
The Church Lads ‘ Brigade was founded in 1891 and St Andrew , Bebington Company was enrolled in 1893 and is believe d to be the oldest continuously run Company in the Brigade . At the present time, the Company has a membership of 25 boys and girls between the age s of five and fourteen and 9 leaders and helpers .
St Andrews, Bebington Company, along with five other Companies from parishes on the Wirral, form the 1st Chester Battalion for joint activities .