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Where to Find Current Information?


You can find information about the current Unitarian Universalist Religious Emblem Program at


  • CUB SCOUTS: Love and Help
  • WEBELOS SCOUTS Love and Help
  • BOY SCOUTS Religion in Life for Boy Scouts
  • SCOUTS/VENTURERS/SEA SCOUTS (14 and OLDER) Religion in Life for Boy Scouts


Love and Help: The Love and Help Emblem Program is open to all Tiger and Cub Scouts.  Scouts working towards this emblem with explore the following topics using a workbook:

  1. About Me
  2. More About Me
  3. What I Like
  4. Some Things I Don't Like
  5. My Page
  6. The ___________ Family Tree
  7. About My Family
  8. Family Fun Together
  9. UU'S Believe in Helping One Another, In the Importance of Working Together
  10. Family Rules
  11. Where We Live
  12. My Friends
  13. Hands of Friendship
  14. I Like My Friends
  15. My Church/Fellowship
  16. My Favorite Place at Church
  17. What Happens at my Church
  18. The People at my Church
  19. The Unitarian Universalist Association and You
  20. You and Your Beliefs
  21. Words UUs Use
  22. Famous UU Connections
  23. UU Treasure Chest

Religion in Life: The Religion in Life Emblem Program is a program of study, reflection, and action for youth 12-18 years old (all Boy Scouts, Venturers, Sea Scouts and Explorers) in Unitarian Universalist congregations.  The course of study includes the following stages:

  1. Our Church, Our History, Our People
    1.  Introduction to Unitarian Universalist Beliefs
    2.  Introduction to Unitarian Universalist History
    3.  Introduction to Your Congregation
  2. Religion in the Life of the World
    1.  Social Service
    2.  Living Unitarian Universalist Values
    3.  World Religions
  3. Religion in Your Life
    1.  Your Spiritual Autobiography & Guidelines for Writing Your Spiritual Autobiography
    2.  Interview
    3.  Religious Credo
    4.  Real-Life Situations


  •  Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (Jill Bauer),  Love & Help (1984)
  •  Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations, Religion and Youth Nomination Form (1995).
  •  Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (Wayne B. Arnason, Ed. Joseph Shea), Religion in Life: A Program of Study, Reflection and Action in Religious Living, 3d ed. (1993)
  •  Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations (ed. William F. Schulz), The Unitarian Universalist Pocket Guide (1993).
  •  Willhoite, Michael; Families, A Coloring Book, Alyson Publications: Boston (1991)

 Please contact the addressee below for more information. 


Unitarian Universalist Association
24 Farnsworth Street
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 742-2100

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