Boy Scouts from Troop 479 with some of their leaders, provided the morning worship service on Boy Scout Sunday, Feb. 4, at the China Baptist Church, 36 Causeway Road.

The Scouts, under the leadership of Scoutmaster Scott Adams, have taken part in Scout Sunday Worship service for the last 26 years. The Scouts were invited to prepare some of the worship service by the Rev. Ronald Morrell. Morrell’s direction, with assistance from the Troop Chaplain Aide Scout Rémy Pettengill and committee member Ron Emery, the worship service gave each of the Scouts a chance to participate in the Sunday morning worship, as follows: Call to worship by Scout Aiden Pettengill; invocation by Galen Neal; responsive reading — The Scout Law by Scout Alex Stewart; preparation for prayer by Tucker Leonard; pastoral prayer by Scout Nivek Boostedt; children’s sermon — Who was Robert Baden-Powell? — by Leader Ron Emery; The Scout Beatitudes by Scout Hunter Praul; prayer of Thanksgiving and dedication by Scout Sam Boynton; reading “When You Walk Through the Woods” by Scout Rémy Pettengill; gifts of the people (offering) by Scouts Rémy Pettengill, Roger Files, Ayden Newell and Andrew Weymouth; and benediction by Scout Michael Boostedt.

A large congregation including the Scouts and leaders in uniforms participated in the service. The China Baptist Church sponsors Boy Scout Troop 479.

Fellowship hour was hosted by Troop 479 in the vestry.

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