Tag Archives: President Thomas S. Monson

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By Liz Merrell
Mar 24, 2014

LDS Church President Featured in Boy Scout Painting

Artist Jon McNaughton has captured the essence of Scouting in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with his new masterpiece, Sacred Fire. The Sacred Fire is not an ordinary fire. In 1913, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints became the first chartered partner of the Boy Scouts of America. Sacred Fire […]

Century
By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Nov 18, 2013

Help Others to Hike the Trails

A century ago, Church leaders decided to partner with the fledgling Boy Scouts of America and sponsor a troop in Salt Lake City. From that inauspicious beginning, the Church would become the largest sponsor of that storied adventure program for boys. Millions of Latter-day Saints have worn the iconic Scout uniform at some point in […]

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By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Oct 22, 2013

What are the Strengths of Scouting?

President Thomas S. Monson, President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, discusses the strengths of Scouting: In addition to his other service to youth, President Thomas S. Monson has been a lifelong friend of the Boy Scouts of America, which has for nearly a century served as an activity arm of the […]

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By The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Oct 17, 2013

A Century of Scouting in the Church

For 100 years, the Church has used Scouting to build bridges of friendship, fellowship, and faith.   When leaders of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints embraced the newly founded Boy Scout movement 100 years ago, it was a decision that would end up blessing the Church, the Boy Scouts of America, and millions of […]