The Blessing Of Animals This Sunday, October 13 as we celebrate the feast of St. Francis at the 9:30 and 11:10 am services. Please bring your pets with you: all sizes, breeds, colors, shapes are welcome to attend then service. (Yes, we include all goldfish, birds, frogs, cats and dogs in our welcome – yes, even stuffed animals!) Gather outside Sherrill Hall at 9:25 am or 11:05 am.. We will process in with the opening hymn, be seated in the church, and then come forward to have blessings for each creature/owner at the altar . If your pet has reasonably good manners, it can stay for church! If it is having a “barky” day or needs car-time during worship, feel free to usher it to a vehicle with open windows.