Woods of Wisdom
Troop Program Features
Opening Ceremony: Silent Pledge
(Leader stands at the front of the room, facing the US. flag. Reader stands at side room. Use penlight for light. One other person is needed to shine light on the flag with a lantern or flashlight. All lights out except the lantern or flashlight shining on flag. All stand.)
Leader: As I say the words to the Pledge of Allegiance, repeat them silently to yourselves. Hand salute-one. (Leader-hand salute throughout.) "I pledge ... " Two. (Immediately following each phrase of the pledge, reader reads appropriate section below.)
Leader: I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE
Reader: As our founding fathers pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor to a new nation, so do we pledge our devotion and our loyalty.
Leader: TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA
Reader: An honored symbol of a nation's unity, its hopes, achievements, glory, and high resolve-red for courage, white for purity, and blue for vigilance, perseverance, and justice.
Leader: AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS
Reader: Where sovereign power resides in a body elected by, representative of, and responsible to this nation's citizens.
Leader: ONE NATION UNDER GOD
Reader: From the Atlantic to the Pacific; from Canada to Mexico; high mountains, wide prairies, great cities and tiny villages, vast ranches and small farms-we are united as one under the one to whom we turn for guidance, whose blessings we ask, and who watches over us-as individual citizens, and collectively as a nation-for in His spirit America was founded.
Reader: The citizens of this great country come from different racial backgrounds, have different traditions, and often worship in different houses. Because the people of America are so varied, so diverse, and so rich in heritage, the whole of this nation is far greater than the sum of its parts and we stand together to face the world.
Leader: WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL.
Reader: We have both the right of freedom and the responsibility to respect and protect the freedom of others. From Revolutionary times to the present day, men have defended our flag with their blood and with their lives. Our flag is a symbol ofthe peopIe ... all the people ... us ... the people of the United States of America.
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