Tag Archives: Do a Good Turn

By Darryl Alder
Nov 30, 2017

Scouts Can #LightTheWorld Too

Once again this year the LDS Church is ushering in Christmas with a #LightTheWorld event that fits right in with a Scout’s Duty to God and Daily Good Turn. Each day in December until Christmas we will offer suggestions for your Pack or quorum that aligns with “25 Days, 25 Ways” part of the Church’s initiative.  […]

By Aubrey Carpenter
Dec 24, 2015

Games for Heroes

Whether you’re a Scout looking for ideas for your Eagle Project or just want to make a difference this Christmas Season, you may be able to find inspiration from this simple story of service. Two teenagers wanted to show their support for their heroes, and in doing so became heroes themselves through a hobby that […]

By Darryl Alder
Jan 25, 2015

Be Prepared Through Personal Growth and Learning to Serve – Service

In January we explored our first pillar of being prepared – testimony, and how youth themselves can promote this. This month we are covering pillar two which is:  “Be prepared through personal growth and learning to serve others through charity and doing a good turn daily.” The Good Turn is a hallmark of the BSA.  We were, in fact, started through […]

By Darryl Alder
Nov 16, 2014

Do a Good Turn to Show Thanks

As Scouts, one thing for sure we can be thankful for is the examples of adults, such as our Scout leaders, church leaders and our Savior.  This Thanksgiving, why not say thanks to the leaders in your life by doing a good turn. Remember too, the last half of the word thanksgiving is giving. You might not have much to give, […]

By Ken Cluff
Jul 29, 2014

“Just One Good Turn”

Good Turns vary with every situation. The important thing is to keep forever the Good Turn idea in all of your own thinking and planning, giving it definite place and time. Just do something to help the other person, and the joy of the service well done will be your own reward. Elmer Bendiner was a navigator in a […]

By Melany Gardner
Dec 23, 2013

LDS Church History Museum Shares the Christmas Spirit and Scouting with “A Good Turn Christmas”

The LDS Church History Museum on Temple Square focuses on Christ-like service and the Boy Scouts of America in this years Christmas exhibit, “A Good Turn Christmas.” The exhibit is open now and will remain open through 12 January 2014. The Spirit of Christmas is the spirit of doing good to others. What better way to […]

By Utah National Parks Council
Dec 15, 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas: Day 10 – A Scout is Helpful

The third attribute in the Scout law is helpful. A Scout is helpful. He is cooperative. He is productive. He does a “Good Turn.” Part of being helpful is to be positive. It is difficult to see the needs of others if you are consumed with negative thoughts. We all have them. But negativity can […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Dec 06, 2013

LDS Church History Museum Exhibit Unwraps Christmas Spirit

An exhibit titled A Good Turn Christmas opens November 23, 2013 at the Church History Museum. This year’s theme for the annual Christmas exhibit focuses on the Christlike act of doing service and relates to the Boy Scout Slogan to do a good turn daily. The spirit of Christmas is the spirit of doing good to […]

By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Dec 06, 2013

LDS Church History Museum “A Good Turn Christmas” Exhibit

SALT LAKE CITY— On 23 November 2013, the Church History Museum will open a temporary exhibit entitled A Good Turn Christmas. The exhibit will remain open through 12 January 2014.  This year’s theme for the annual Christmas exhibit focuses on the Christ-like act of doing service and relates to the Boy Scout slogan to do […]