More information about it can be found on the United Methodist Men Scouting Ministry Website.
Requirements of a Scouting Ministry Specialist (SMS)
- Be 18 years of age or older.
- Provide proof of youth protection training and/or take an online sexual ethics and safe sanctuaries course.
- Show a record of scouting/youth ministry experience.
- Read Scouting Guidelines.
- Submit $10 to become enrolled as a scouting ministry specialist.
- Provide information about national awards
- Introduce churches to the God and Country series.
- Encourage church leaders to attend regional and national training opportunities. (See below for upcoming training events.)
- Assist with bishop’s dinners and other district and conference events.
- Cultivate relationships with conference and district leaders.
I don't know if any other denominations have a similar program, but if your church does, I'd be interested in finding out more about it.