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Girl Guides Drop the Pledge to a God – Some Christian Leaders Not Happy!

Christian Girl Guide leaders plan to defy the organisation’s leadership in dropping the pledge to a god in the the Girl Guides’ promise. As reported earlier on in the year in a bid to be more inclusive and to encourage wider membership in the organisation Girl Guiding UK planned to drop the pleadge to “love […]

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…And Now The Scouts

I must be a prophet! Less than a week after posting a story that the UK Girl Guides will be dropping god from their promise and hoping that Scouting UK would follow suit, guess what? Scouting UK are following suit! The Scout Association are writing an alternative promise to accommodate atheists and those of other […]

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UK Guides Drop God from Promise

The Girl Guides in the UK have dropped the reference to ‘god’ from thier promise. This follows consultation which revealed that the organisation needed to be more open to those of other faiths and none. This is definite progress, and we look forward to see if the Guide’s fellow organisation Scouting UK also changes following […]

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Remove God reference from Guide promise – Please sign petition

The Girl Guides in the UK have indicated that they may drop the religous element of their “Promise” that all of its members have to make in order to join. This is following complaints made by non-religious parents (and their children). Whilst the Promise is optional, Guides who do not take the Promise are ineligible for […]