Scouting Provides Age-Appropriate Ministries

Scouting offers your church distinct age-appropriate ministries as follows: Cub Scouting activities involve the parents, adult leaders, and friends of Cub Scouts in home-centered programs that teach life skills, habits, values, and attitudes consistent with the...
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Does Scouting Work for Your Youth Ministry?

Scouting provides outreach opportunities for your church The opening years of the 21st century have seen an increasing need to communicate our churches’ message to everyone; those within the congregations and those not yet reached....

Scouting on Epiphany

  Today The Telegraph, a UK media outlet, posted these: Ten facts about the Feast of the Epiphany The three Kings (Melchior, Caspar and Balthazar) represented Europe, Arabia and Africa respectively. Hundreds of years ago, roast lamb...

Cub Scout Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a great time to be a Scout. Not only can you play fun games and sing songs to celebrate the holiday, you can also teach Cub Scouts about the religious significance of...

A Scout is Reverent — Twelve Days of a Scout Christmas

The final day of the 12 days of a Scout Christ­mas reminds us that a Scout is reverent. Reverence means to have deep respect for others and God. It was December 1777 in Pennsylvania. The harsh temperatures...
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Faith in Scouting: Methodist

This video released along with others in the series Faith in Scouting explores how becoming a chartered organization for Scouting can greatly benefit United Methodist churches. The introduction states that Scouting provides a program for young...
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Scouting in the Catholic Church

The relationship between the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) and the Catholic Church is long standing. Next year, 2017, they will commemorate their 100 year partnership. The mission of the National Catholic Committee on Scouting is...

How Scouting Helped Me Survive Hurricane Matthew

It was the first weekend in October, and we started to get alerts that Hurricane Matthew might reach South Carolina. Anyone living in Charleston could tell you that it wasn't a great time or place...
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A Reverence for Thanksgiving

By the time this article is published, Thanksgiving Day for another year will have come and gone.  It is a joyous thing that we have a national day of celebration, and a reminder to...

Is There Room for Gratitude in the Scout Law?

I love the the Scout Law; it's a code I have tried to live by for 55 years. But this week in reflecting on Thanksgiving, I found myself wondering why a Scout isn't grateful. In the early...