Lord Griffiths of Burry Port

presidentThe Brigade welcomes the thirteenth President of The Boys’ Brigade, Lord Griffiths of Burry Port who took up the appointment as from 1st September 2011. Baron Griffiths of Burry Port, is a Methodist minister and life peer in the House of Lords, where he sits with the Labour Party.

Lord Griffiths spent most of the 1970s serving the Methodist Church of Haiti, where he was ordained, before returning to Britain to serve in ministries in Essex and Golders Green.

In 1987 he completed a PhD from the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He served as President of the Methodist Conference from 1994 to 1995.

Since 1996 he has been Superintendent Minister at Wesley’s Chapel, London. He was created Baron Griffiths of Burry Port, of Pembrey and Burry Port in the County of Dyfed in 2004. He is a regular contributor to Radio 4’s ‘Thought for the Day’.

Although never serving as a boy in the Brigade he has served as Chaplain to BB Companies in a number of churches attending camp. His sons went through BB and his daughter GB. He is currently the Chaplain to the 5th London Company. He is a great advocate of the Brigade.

Contacting the Brigade President

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