Local church welcomes 2 displaced Scout groups




In the wake of the Boy Scouts of America’s decision to allow openly gay Scouts into its ranks, two Johnson County Scout groups were left without a place to meet or the supporting structure needed to operate.

But one local church has stepped in to support the two troops and allow Scouting activities to go on.

St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Franklin will be the home base of Boy Scout Troop 229 and Cub Scout Pack 617. Both groups lost their charters with other churches this summer.

 

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