Scouts Own Resources

Research Materials for Scouts' Own Services


The Big Book of Scout Worship Services

FILES: Big Book of Scout Worship and Big Book of Scout Worship Alternate Worksheet
Compiled by Pete Metzloff for Wood Badge NE-IV-108 (July 1999)
- An excellent compilation of components for a worship service including planning worksheets and advice for constructing an interfaith worship service.
A single-page alternate version of the Planning Worksheet is available.


Reverence - A Resource for Interfaith, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim Worship at Scouting Events

FILE: Reverence_BSA_Pub_34248 (BSA Publication 34248, 2010 Printing)
- BSA Guide divided into Christian, Muslim, Jewish, & Interfaith section. Each section contains prayers, hymns, and readings.


Scout Interfaith Worship Service Resources

FILE: Scout Interfaith Worship Service Resources
Prepared by Rev. Timothy B. Cargal, Ph.D.
- Contains a number of options for Calls to Worship, Prayers, Benedictions, Songs, Responsive Readings, and Inspirational Thoughts


Creating An Interfaith Scouting Service

FILE: Creating An Interfaith Service
Developed and Edited by Brian Kathenes, SM Troop 146, for Wood Badge NE-II-53 (Dec 2009)
- Includes materials suitable for Girl Scout services