Youth Remembrance Sunday - 11 November 2018

By Drummond on October 13, 2018

Remembrance 100 years on. Youth members, leaders, adult supporters, parents and friends all invited to attend Meet church halls 10.30 11 November 2018

Dear Leader/Parent/Guardian

 

Youth Organisation Remembrance Service

 

Scouting prepare to mark Remembrance Sunday events

Beavers, Cubs, Scouts, Explorers and Leaders will be taking part in the Youth Organisation Remembrance Day Service.  This years service will be held on Sunday 11th November and members of the Scout Group and their families are invited to attend. We will meet in the Old Hall (Scout Hall) at the Church for 10.30. Full uniform should be worn.

 Scouts across the world have been involved in wars since WW1, which scouts take on many vital roles to assist Britain in it war efforts and help service their country. Since then many more scouts and loved ones have been involved in many conflicts throughout the world doing their duty. 

Scouting throughout the United Kingdom are preparing to join people around the world in remembering the sacrifices of ordinary people who served in extraordinary ways in two world wars.

Remembrance Sunday takes place on the Sunday closest to 11 November every year, to coincide with when the Armistice was signed to mark the end of World War I. People everywhere will stop at 11am and keep silence in remembrance for two minutes.

 

 

 

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