Are you a believer? A Christian, Muslim or Bhuddist? Do you believe in a God or just that there is something? Do you pray or stay silent?
It doesn't matter, anyone is welcome.
New inventions are made where different religions come together, and this diversity is a necessary thing in face of the challenges of today. This morning several hundreds of scouts gathered to celebrate these differences and bring them together in unison. Together, these scouts sang, prayed, listened and watched the story of sandwizard Gert van der Vijver.
Together, these scouts created a long bunting with goals and contributions they want to do in the world. With goals ranging from being a good scout and helping others standing strong in society, to understanding others' problems and views. After the scout promise, each scout went his/her own way to keep working on a better world, knowing at least one thing:
At scouting, anyone is welcome.