Monthly Archives: August 2013

Christian Youth Ministry “Versus” Interfaith Camping Programs?

When I first approached our current Chartering Organization about a scout troop, one of the issues I had to overcome was their position that “they already had a youth group serviced by a full time Youth Pastor” — so what … Continue reading

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Eagle Charge – David T. (08/24/13)

Tonight, we made time to celebrate our troop’s second scout to become recognized as an Eagle Scout since our founding in the Fall of 2010.  David has given me permission to publish his Eagle Charge here on the blog site. … Continue reading

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Eagle Court of Honor Today! (David T. – 08/24/13)

Troop 113 Families! If you are able to help set up or clean up afterwards, please do so.  If not, we hope to see you at 5 PM sharp at First Baptist Church of Hackensack (15 Conklin Place, Hackensack, NJ … Continue reading

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All Creatures of Our God and King

There are certain Christian Hymns that come to my mind when out hiking in the wilderness and studying God’s creation. One of these, All Creatures of Our God and King, is among my all time favorites.  It is a gentle … Continue reading

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Helping Other People at All Times, Even If…

…you don’t necessarily like them very much. As scouts and scouters, we recite a pledge of honor each time we repeat our Scout Oath or Scout Promise. Part of that promise is to help other people at all times. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Eagle Service Project Update – Jason A.

Yesterday (08/10/2013), several scouts from our troop helped our friend and fellow scout, Jason A. with his Eagle Scout Service Project.   Jason, a member of Troop 777, is helping bible camp Shiloh by constructing a prayer and meditation area. … Continue reading

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Reminder – NO Troop Meeting Tonight (08/05/2013)

We’re on our roughly every-other-week summer schedule — I’ll be sending an updated calendar to troop families ASAP. Thanks, SM Farrell.

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