Tags: Girl Guides
Posted: Thu, 13 Feb 2014
The Girlguides Association has given in to religious pressure and said that a religious preamble can be used in conjunction with its secular Promise, which came into effect last September.
Posted: Wed, 22 Jan 2014
The Girlguides Movement is under heavy pressure from the Church of England to scrap its recently introduced secular promise and "re-instate God".
Posted: Thu, 07 Nov 2013
Churches in Northern Ireland have banded together to oppose the new secular Girl Guide Promise
Posted: Tue, 08 Oct 2013
The National Secular Society has welcomed news that The Scout Association is to introduce an additional alternative version to the Scout Promise in order to welcome atheists into the Movement.
Posted: Wed, 28 Aug 2013
Christian Guide leaders in Harrogate have backed down after initially refusing to introduce the new secular Promise.
Posted: Wed, 21 Aug 2013
An atheist Guide leader in Harrogate has been told she will not be able to take the new Girlguide Promise because local troop leaders are refusing to drop God from their traditional promise.
Posted: Mon, 01 Jul 2013
A Church of England vicar has called for Girlguide groups to be booted out of church halls after they decided to drop references to God from their oath.
Posted: Tue, 18 Jun 2013
The National Secular Society has welcomed news that The Guide Association is to update its Promise to emphasise that guiding is open to all girls. The updated Promise will ask members to 'be true to myself and develop my beliefs'. This will replace the previous phrase 'to love my God'.
Posted: Wed, 27 Mar 2013
A Girl Guide group in Hove claims it has been kicked out of its base in a church hall because its members don't attend services.
Posted: Mon, 25 Feb 2013
The Girl Guides consultation to discuss the wording of its Promise closes on Sunday 3 March. Please take part and encourage Girlguiding UK to adopt on secular Promise for all.