Welcome to GoodServant.org, the website for
Members of the Churches of Christ for Scouting
MCCS Response to BSA Membership Standards Proposal
MCCS's January 31st letter to the BSA Key Three is linked here. MCCS's Board of Trustees is in prayerful dialogue with the National Leadership of the Boy Scouts of America about this issue.
Members of the Churches of Christ for Scouting (MCCS) is dedicated to helping youth develop servant hearts for Christ.
MCCS is an organization, independent of but recognized by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA), Girls Scouts of the U.S.A. (GSUSA) and American Heritage Girls programs.
The mission of MCCS is to:
- Interpret Scouting to Churches of Christ
- Encourage the use of Scouting by members of Churches of Christ
- Promote spiritual growth by encouraging use of the Servant Leadership Series
MCCS members encourage younger boys and girls to enroll in the Loving Servant program and the Joyful Servant program, and older boys and girls to enroll in the Good Servant program. Many MCCS members also serve as counselors for these programs and preside at presentation ceremonies.
Founded in 1986, MCCS is led by a national board of trustees from across the United States. The headquarters of the group is located in Abilene, Texas. Annual meetings of the trustees are held in locations throughout the country.
MCCS is represented on the National BSA Religious Relationships Committee and advises the National Council and local councils in matters related to Churches of Christ. MCCS supports chaplaincy ministries in units, council events, summer camps, and sponsors chaplains at National Boy Scout Jamborees and Philmont Scout Ranch.
MCCS is a nonprofit organization. If you would like to learn more about supporting MCCS activities, see the Support MCCS page. Donations to MCCS are tax-deductible under 501(c) (3) code of the Internal Revenue Service.
- Since MCCS's founding in 1986 hundreds of Church of Christ scouting units have been chartered across the United States.
- Thousands of Bibles have been distributed to scouts at national and regional jamborees.
- During the past two years, more than 500 Church of Christ Religious Emblem Awards were presented at award ceremonies across the nation.
- Gifts from generous friends are what make the facts presented above possible.