USSSP: A Scout's Duty to God and Country
Material on this page may be dated.

CHRISTIAN CHURCH (DISCIPLES OF CHRIST)

ccdc.gif - 7852 Bytes

YOUTH EMBLEMS: RESOURCE PACKET NO.

TIGER CUBS God and Me T33604, T33603, T33606

CUB SCOUTS God and Me T33604, T33603, T33606

WEBELOS SCOUTS God and Family T33597, T33598, T33595

BOY SCOUTS God and Church T33599, T33600, T33596

SCOUTS/VENTURERS (14 & OLDER) God and Life T33609, T33610, T33605

UNIT RECOGNITION: The Disciples Unit Award of Excellence

ADULT AWARDS: God and Service 17-107

ABOUT THE EMBLEMS:

The God and Me Emblem may be earned as early as 1st grade. For more detailed information concerning the requirements of the God and Me, God and Family, God and Church, and God and Life religious emblems, look under the heading "Protestant" in Part 2 of this book.

SCOUTING ASSOCIATIONS:

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) National Association
of Boy Scout, Girl Scout and Camp Fire Leaders

(Membership Fee: $20.00)

Hank Kruckeberg, President

2004 Bluebonnet Drive

Fort Worth, Texas 76111

1-817-338-2222

CRITERIA FOR UNIT AWARD:

Purpose: The purpose of the Disciples Unit Award of Excellence is to recognize outstanding packs, troops, teams, and posts who promote and employ religious activities in their year-round program. It is designed to help motivate units to become more involved with the "Duty to God" principles of Scouting thereby improving their effectiveness in providing the youth with a top quality program.

Recognition: Units that earn the recognition are award a certificate and a ribbon. Individual Scouts may purchase the unit award patch. To qualify for the recognition the unit must accomplish the following:

1. Thirty percent (30%) or more of the registered and eligible youth members of the unit are enrolled in or have completed the appropriate religious emblem program for their age level and religious affiliation.

2. The unit conducted two service projects; one for their affiliated Christian Church (DOC) congregation and one for their community.

3. The unit regularly provided worship services when away from home.

4. the unit participated in Scout Sunday observances with a local congregation during the last year.

5. The unit earned the BSA Quality Unit Award in the charter year most recently completed.

6. At least once in the last year, the members of the unit have been instructed in the meaning and responsibilities embodied in the "Duty to God" principles of the Cub Scout Promise, Boy Scout Oath and Law, or Explorer Code.

7. The minister or qualified pastoral appointee of the unit's affiliated Christian Church (DOC) is a counselor in the God and Country religious emphasis program.

8. At least once in the last year the members of the unit have been informed about the God and Country religious emphasis program including its purpose, current requirements, and literature.

9. If the unit is a troop or Varsity team, one of the youth members actively served as a Chaplain's Aid during the last year.

10. The unit had an adult actively serving as Chaplain during the last year.

11. The unit's affiliated Christian Church (DOC) may optionally add criteria 11 if they have a requirement which they believe is essential to the definition of excellence and is necessary for the unit to be recognized.

RESOURCES:

BSA, Exploring Division., Exploring and Your Youth Ministry: In Cooperation with the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), No. 23-536 (1991).

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) National Association of Boy Scout, Girl Scout & Camp Fire Leaders (Pamphlet).

P.R.A.Y., God and Service, No. 17-107 (1989).

Additional resources may be found under the heading "Protestant" in Part 2 of this book.

WHERE TO WRITE FOR MORE INFORMATION:

Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) National Association of

Boy Scout, Girl Scout and Camp Fire Leaders

2004 Bluebonnet Drive

Fort Worth, Texas 76111

P.R.A.Y.

P.O. Box 6900

St. Louis, Missouri 63123

(800) 933-PRAY


Scouts Using the Internet Cartoon - Courtesy of Richard Diesslin - Click to See More Cartoons
© 1994-2014 - U.S. Scouting Service Project | Site Map | Disclaimer | Project Team | Web Stats | Contact Us | Privacy Policy
USSSP is Proud to be Hosted by Latisys.com and Lunarpages.com.

Materials found at U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. Websites may be reproduced and used locally by Scouting volunteers for training purposes consistent with the programs of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) [Links to BSA Sites], the World Organization of the Scout Movement (WOSM) or other Scouting and Guiding Organizations. No material found here may be used or reproduced for electronic redistribution or for commercial or other non-Scouting purposes without the express permission of the U. S. Scouting Service Project, Inc. (USSSP) or other copyright holders. USSSP is not affiliated with BSA or WOSM and does not speak on behalf of BSA or WOSM. Opinions expressed on these web pages are those of the web authors. You can support this website with in two ways: Visit Our Trading Post at www.ScoutingBooks.com or make a donation by clicking the button below.
(U.S. Scouting Service Project Donation)


(Ruth Lyons Memorial Donations)