Troop 43 Boy Scouts of America, Colonial Virginia Council, James River District Newport News,Va held a Court of Honor followed by a reunion of some former scouts and scouts leaders. 3 Plaques were presented listed all the Former and Current leaders of the Troop. In addition 2 Plaques list all the Eagle Scouts since the founding of the troop.
Christ UMC is proud to have been able to be a Charter Organization to the troop. The Troop also announced a scout scholarship in Memorial of Elwood Carter and in Honor of Don Hiemstra. These men were dedicated to scouting and to Christ UMC. Both men Served in various roles in the church including Elwood Carter serving as President and Don Hiemstra that is current Vice President of the United Methodist Men.