2007-10-19 / Front Page

Asbury United Methodist Church blesses the animals

Photo by Pam Clark Bear, a 7 year old shih tzu rescued last year by his owner Fritzi Maddock was blessed by the Rev. Ed McWilliams of Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church. Contributed by Pastor Ed McWilliams Photo by Pam Clark Bear, a 7 year old shih tzu rescued last year by his owner Fritzi Maddock was blessed by the Rev. Ed McWilliams of Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church. Contributed by Pastor Ed McWilliams On Sunday afternoon, October 14 at 3 pm, Asbury Memorial U.M.C. held its 2nd annual Blessing of the Animals. The purpose of this worship event is to celebrate God's gift of life as evidenced by the animals and other living beings that inhabit the earth, sky, and waters. It was a celebrative affair as Pastor Ed McWilliams blessed approximately 75 dogs and 1 cat.

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