The Rev. Aaron Stockwell remembers the old Army tent where he attended his first Unitarian Universalist service like it was yesterday. A single light bulb hung from the ceiling, lighting the congregation of Boy Scouts gathered for their annual Jamboree. As the rain poured down outside, their voices swelled to the refrains of “Enter, Rejoice and Come In.”

Stockwell was hooked. It was the first step on a path that would eventually lead him into the ministry. Today, Stockwell serves as the developmental minister at the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Brazos Valley, in College Station, Texas. “I just have such vivid memories of that service,” he said. “A lot of my first experiences of leading and creating worship services were at Boy Scout events.”

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