USSSP: A Scout's Duty to God and Country - Most Major Religions Have Religious Emblem Programs


Almost all of the major churches and other religious bodies in the United States have programs recognized by BSA to recognize Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Older Youth and Adult Leaders who demonstrate faith, observe their creeds or principles and give service. Religious emblem programs for:

  • Tiger Cubs (T)
  • Cub Scouts (C)
  • Webelos Scouts (W)
  • Boy Scouts (B)
  • Scouts over age 14 (E):
are offered by the following religious organizations

Armenian Church of America (Eastern Diocese)T, C, W, B, E
Armenian Church of America (Western Prelacy)B, E
Association of Unity ChurchesC, W, B
Bahá'íT, C, W, B, E
BaptistT, C, W, B, E
BuddhistC, W, B, E
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)T, C, W, B E
Churches of ChristC, W, B, E
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS)W, B, E
Eastern OrthodoxT, C, W, B, E
Eastern Rite CatholicT, C, W, B, E
EpiscopalT, C, W, B, E
First Church of Christ, ScientistC, W, B, E
General Church of the New JerusalemB, E
IslamicC, W, B, E
JewishT, C, W, B, E
LutheranT, C, W, B, E
Meher BabaT, C, W, B, E
MoravianB, E
Polish National CatholicC, W, B, E
Presbyterian Church (USA)C, W, B, E
Protestant (General)T, C, W, B, E
Religious Society of Friends (Quakers)C, W, B, E
Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day SaintsC, W, B, E
Roman CatholicT, C, W, B, E
Salvation ArmyT, C, W, B, E
United Church of ChristT, C, W, B, E
United MethodistT, C, W, B, E
ZoroastrianB, E

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