USSSP: A Scout's Duty to God and Country


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You can find information about the current Unitarian Universalist Religious Emblem Program at


The content below is from the original book, A Scouts Duty to God and Country, and is no longer current. Is being retained for archival purposes only.










YOUTH EMBLEMS:                     


      TIGER CUBS                                                Love and Help

      CUB SCOUTS                                              Love and Help

      WEBELOS SCOUTS                                    Love and Help

      BOY SCOUTS                                              Religion in Life

      SCOUTS/EXPLORERS (14 & OLDER)        Religion in Life


ADULT AWARDS:                                        Religion and Youth Award




Love and Help:  The Love and Help Emblem Program is open to all Tiger and Cub Scouts.  Scouts working towards this emblem with explore the following topics using a workbook:


1.     About Me


2.     More About Me


3.     What I Like


4.     Some Things I Don't Like


5.     My Page


6.     The ___________ Family Tree


7.     About My Family


8.     Family Fun Together


9.     UU'S Believe in Helping One Another, In the Importance of Working Together


10.   Family Rules


11.   Where We Live


12.   My Friends


13.   Hands of Friendship


14.   I Like My Friends

15.   My Church/Fellowship


16.   My Favorite Place at Church


17.   What Happens at my Church


18.   The People at my Church


19.   The Unitarian Universalist Association and You


20.   You and Your Beliefs


21.   Words UUs Use


22.   Famous UU Connections


23.   UU Treasure Chest


Religion in Life:  The Religion in Life Emblem Program is a program of study, reflection, and action for youth 12-18 years old (all Boy Scouts and Explorers) in Unitarian Universalist congregations.  The course of study includes the following stages:


1.     Our Church, Our History, Our People

        a.   Introduction to Unitarian Universalist Beliefs

        b.   Introduction to Unitarian Universalist History

        c.   Introduction to Your Congregation


2.     Religion in the Life of the World

        a.   Social Service

        b.   Living Unitarian Universalist Values

        c.   World Religions


3.     Religion in Your Life

        a.   Your Spiritual Autobiography & Guidelines for Writing Your Spiritual Autobiography

        b.   Interview

        c.   Religious Credo

        d.   Real-Life Situations




      Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (Jill Bauer),  Love & Help (1984)


      Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations, Religion and Youth Nomination Form (1995).


      Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (Wayne B. Arnason, Ed. Joseph Shea), Religion in Life: A Program of Study, Reflection and Action in Religious Living, 3d ed. (1993)


      Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (ed. William F. Schulz), The Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide (1993).


      Willhoite, Michael; Families, A Coloring Book, Alyson Publications: Boston (1991)


      Please contact the addressee below for more information. 




Unitarian Universalist Association

25 Beacon Street

Boston, Massachusetts 02108




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