Blessing of the Animals

Event details

  • Sunday | October 1, 2017
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am
  • 579 Polly Drummond Hill Road, Newark, DE 19711

On Sunday, October 1, our worship service will be centered on the tradition of the Blessing of the Animals. This will be a multigenerational worship service where members and friends are invited to bring their well-behaved live pets; or a photograph of them; or even a stuffed animal to be blessed. We will also create space during the service to honor those animals that have died and remain in our memory – bring a photo or an object of remembrance of a beloved deceased pet and we will create a memorial altar.

If you choose to bring a live animal, they must be restrained at all times and well-socialized.

If you have allergies, please know that there will be live animals in our sanctuary, take care of yourself, even if that means having to miss this service.