Girls' Brigade appoint new Director

Girls' Brigade Ministries has appointed a newDirector.

Julie Murdy (known as Jules) started in her new role onMonday 7 August 2017, replacing former Director Ruth Gilson whostepped down to train for ordained ministry in the MethodistChurch.

Speaking of her new appointment, Jules said: "I'm really excitedto be taking on this role and being part of the continuing story ofGirls' Brigade, enabling girls and young women to discover and livelife to the full."

A Girls' Brigade leader in the Greater Manchester District,Jules was previously a senior manager for IT services within theNHS and will be taking on this new role for a two-year period.

Jules has replaced former Director Ruth Gilson, as Ruth steppeddown after 17 years of service in order to train for ordainedministry in the Methodist Church.

Ruth said: "Recognising times and seasons is importantin leadership and a key to forward movement in the mission of aChristian movement. I feel hugely privileged to have been involvedin the GB story so far - and am stepping down now, as the time isright! '

For more information on the Girls' Brigade Ministries pleasevisit theirwebsite.

GBM_Murdy Press Release August 2017

Director Julie Murdy (left) with former director RuthGilson (right)

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