Scouts and Guides celebrate shared traditions
Monday, 5th November 2018
A National Scout and Guide Service of Celebration and Thanksgiving was held at Westminster Abbey at Noon on Saturday 3rd November 2018.
The service honoured long-serving volunteer local leaders in the Scout and Guide Movements, whose founders, Robert and Olave Baden-Powell, are memorialised in the Nave of the Abbey.
The service was conducted by the Dean of Westminster, the Very Reverend Dr John Hall, who gave the Welcome and pronounced the Blessing.
Testimonies were given by Clementine Crowther, Guide, and Bella Roberts, Explorer Scout.
Ioannis Lei Konstantiou, Explorer Scout, read Proverbs 3:1-8, 13-18; and Bryony Jones, Guide, read St Matthew 5:1-12.
The Address was given by the Dean.
The Renewal of Promises was led by Tim Kidd, UK Chief Commissioner; and Amanda Medler, Chief Guide.