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Juliette Gordon Low Ceremonies

 

Juliette Low Ceremonies

 

Materials

Eight (8) candles with candleholders

 

Procedure


Before you begin, calculate Juliette Low's age-to-date for the Introduction. 

Read the Introduction, then follow with each speaking part and candle lighting. Candle #1 should be lit in the holder by an adult. Subsequent candles are lit from the first one and placed immediately in the holder.  Close, adult supervision and safety precautions (hair & clothing should be kept away from flame) are necessary.  Battery operated candles may be used as an alternative.

 

Introduction:

Juliette Gordon Low’s birthday is on October 31st.   She was born in 1860, and if Juliette were still with us she would be celebrating her  ______  birthday.  Thanks to her vision, hopes, dreams, faith, spirit, and love of mankind, Girl Scouting is here today for “every girl, everywhere” and “growing strong.”

Candle #1:  I light this candle for Juliette Gordon Low in commemoration of the anniversary of her birth.

Candle #2:  This candle represents the vision that Juliette Low had of a Girl Scout Movement in the United States.

Candle #3:  This candle stands for the hope Juliette Low had for worldwide understanding through Girl Scouting.

Candle #4:  This candle represents the dream Juliette Low had for a peaceful, friendly world.

Candle #5:  This candle is for the faith Juliette Low had in the girls of the United States and the world to fulfill her dream.

Candle #6:  This candle is for the spirit she left, which leads us constantly to greater growth and fellowship.

Candle #7:  This candle represents the love she had for all mankind.

Candle #8:  This candle represents the millions of Girl Scouts in the United States who honor Juliette Gordon Low this month on the anniversary of her birth.

 

 

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