Scouting as Ministry (was Parents camping)
Clay Stabler (Relbats@AOL.COM)
Wed, 26 Aug 1998 09:27:35 EDT
In a message dated 8/26/98 8:15:42 AM Eastern Daylight Time, firstname.lastname@example.org
> Most LDS Scouters I have known are committed to the idea that their
> Scout activity is a minestry. In my experience, many non-LDS Scouters
> do not share that view. Makes for some interesting conversations at
> campfires and courses.
This is an interesting comment. I know my local church (Episcopal) includes
Scouting on its list of ministries along with various service and outreach
activities. Our troop CO is a Lutheran church and I believe they do also.
Do other churches consider Scouting to be a ministry?
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City