Blessing of the Animals

st-francis-of-assisiWorship this Sunday, September 29th at 10 am will include the Annual Blessing of the Animals celebrating the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi. Kate Simmington of Winchester NH and her therapy dogs Keeta and Kallie will present information about their ministry blessing patients in hospitals and nursing homes. Congregants are welcome to bring their pets to the service or bring photos for the altar to include them in the blessing offered by Rev. Cheryl Meachen. Treats and prayer cards will be available. The Helping Hands Community Garden will distribute the pumpkins to children in attendance again this week. Contact us via e-mail fumcob@gmail.com or phone 802-254-4218 or find more information at fumcob.wordpress.com. The church is located at 18 Town Crier Drive off Putney Road, across from the Shell Station and is handicap-accessible. All are welcome!

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