Church to hold blessing of the animals
The community is invited to a blessing of the animals at Grove United Methodist Church.
The community is invited to a blessing of the animals at Grove United Methodist Church at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 1. Animal lovers are invited to participate in this celebration of love and friendship between animals and their humans.
There will be a brief service followed by individual blessings and a festival of animal related activities and presentations. Each animal will receive a certificate suitable for framing and a treat. Individuals and families, as well as dog breed clubs, horse clubs, animal rescue groups, groomers, veterinarians, animal adoption agencies, 4H Clubs, etc. are welcome. Domestic and farm animals are welcome. There is space for trailers if you are bringing your horses or other large animals.
Animal lovers who do not have a pet at this time will still enjoy this event. Children are invited to bring their favorite stuffed animal if they do not have a pet at this time. If your beloved pet is no longer with you please feel free to bring a picture. There will be a time of remembrance for the animals that have been a part of your life.
All animals must be on leashes, leads or in appropriate containers for the safety of everyone.
Grove United Methodist Church is located 490 W. Boot Road, West Chester, PA 19380, www.grovechurch.org 610-6962663.