Duty to God
On my honor I will do my best
to do my duty to God and my country
and to obey the Scout Law;
to help other people at all times;
to keep myself physically strong,
mentally awake, and morally straight.
A Scout is
Religious Emblem- Youth
Religious Emblem- Adult
Duty to God Patch Program
- Religious Emblems
- To encourage members to grow stronger in their faith, religious groups have developed the following religious emblems programs. The Boy Scouts of America has approved of these programs and allows the emblems to be worn on the official uniform. The various religious groups administer the programs. Check with your local council service center or contact the religious organization directly to obtain the curriculum booklets.
- Interfaith Worship Service
- This sample Interfaith Worship Service was extracted from the Troop Program Resource CD published in 1999.
- Scout Sunday Observance
- The Boy Scouts of America designates the Sunday that falls before February 8 (Scouting Anniversary Day) as Scout Sunday, which is the primary date to recognize the contributions of young people and adults to Scouting.
The Roles of the Troop Chaplain and the Chaplain Aide
- Manual for Chaplain Aides and Chaplains
- This manual will orient volunteers to the duties, responsibilities, and opportunities of chaplaincy service in Boy Scout troops.
- Association of Baptists for Scouting
- The St. George Emblem
- The National Catholic Committee on Scouting awards this emblem to members of the laity and clergy who have made outstanding contributions to the spiritual development of Catholic youth in Scouting.
- Jewish Community Resources
- The National Jewish Committee on Scouting offers strong support to the Scouting program. This page brings together many of the resources for specific to the Jewish Community to help fulfill their Duty to God within the Scouting program.
Welcome to P.R.A.Y.
P.R.A.Y.'s mission is to encourage the spiritual growth of young people. Browse our web page to locate the religious growth programs recognized by the Boy Scouts of America, Girl Scouts of the U.S.A., and Camp Fire USA and discover ways to promote these programs and to build partnerships between the religious community and the national youth agencies.
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