Presentation on theme: "Duty to God To Serve God Worship God God & Country = Religious Emblems & Awards Program (REAP) A. Created by the national church bodies through Programs."— Presentation transcript:
Duty to God To Serve God Worship God
God & Country = Religious Emblems & Awards Program (REAP) A. Created by the national church bodies through Programs of Religious Activities with Youth (P.R.A.Y.) headquartered in St. Louis, MO – For more info, go to praypub.org B. Includes emblems/awards which are approved for wear on the official uniforms of: Boy Scouts – since 1945 (over 63 years) Girl Scouts – since 1976
God and Country = More than just an award Christian education Family involvement Getting to know the Pastor Service projects Community outreach Real results / changed lives
Eligibility requirements A. For members of all churches. B. Boys and girls, grades C. Resources are specific to each type of Religious Group. D. Students are required to present their work to the Religious Leader for final approval.
Four levels: 1. God and Me – grades God and Family – grades 4-5 This presentation today is on: 3. God and Church – grades 6-8 (GC) 4. God and Life – grades 9-12 (GL) Our Troop is leading GC & GL programs Now. Sign ups & program starts are NOW. Awards on Scout Sunday
Curriculum booklets A. Student Workbook B. Counselor Manual (for Religious Leader or Counselor approved by Religious Leader) C. Adult Mentor Workbook Resources:
God and Church (grades 6-8)
God and Church a.Seven lessons, 3 Projects, 3 week Bible reading b. Requires meetings with Adult Mentor/Student to complete.
God and Church c.Theme: “Journey to Meet Christ” d.Activities include learning more about your church’s history, leadership, people, ministries, programs.
God and Church Recognitions: Patch worn on uniform or green sash or vest. Medal worn on uniform Pin worn on uniform- also use as Mother’s pin on rank pin ribbon.
Mother’s or student’s necklace or bracelet charm Adult Mentor & Counselor Lapel Pin Embroidered Neckerchief Adult Mentor & Counselor patches God and Church Recognitions:
Frameable Certificates signed for Student & Adult Mentor
God and Life (grades 9-12)
God and Life a. Five Lessons, Five Projects, 90 days Bible reading b. Requires 3-5 months to complete c. Based on the life of Paul
God and Life Recognitions Patch worn on uniform or green sash or vest. Medal worn on uniform Pin worn on uniform- also use as Mother’s pin on rank pin ribbon.
Mother’s or student’s necklace or bracelet charm Adult Mentor & Counselor Lapel Pins Adult Mentor & Counselor Patches God & Life Recognitions:
Frameable Certificates for Student & Adult Mentor
Religious knots are worn above the left pocket. You may earn more than 1 award and affix special pin on your previously earned knot. ScoutScouter
Circle Ten Council REAP 19 Districts 70,000 scouts 430 Religious Emblems & Awards earned each year 19 Church Denominations
How to get started? Step 1: Inform your Patrol Leader. Participants must obtain the specific booklet for their religion. Available at Scoutfitter or order online at praypub.org. Step 2: Parents must review the program guidelines. Step 3: Families should talk to their religious leaders and show them the booklet before beginning any program. Step 4: The Student, Adult Mentor, & Counselor start meeting together regularly and work through the booklets.
By viewing this presentation, you have earned 2 of these 4 integral patches. Put your name on the Attendance List. Troop pays for patch. Anchor patch- Available every year For Scouts & Scouters
Questions? Ask your Patrol Leader. Contact your Council REAP Chairman cell 24/7 Go to
Complete by end of January Group Meeting dates if preferred to be announced. Awards on Scout Sunday, 1 st Sunday in February.
For more information on the REAP, go to our Troop 125 Website Troop125.org
1. Eagle rank = Highest level in Scouting. 2. Religious Emblems & Awards = Highest level in Religious Activities in Scouting. 3. Troop 125 is a Christ-centered Troop. 4. Should earning a religious emblem & award be a priority to each member of this Troop? What will you do?