6th ANNUAL BLESSING OF THE PETS PLANNED AT
FIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH OF DELRAY BEACH
Get ready to commemorate our furry, feathered and finned friends! The First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach Board of Deacons is planning an exciting Blessing of the Pets that will be fun for the whole family including four-legged family members! The 6th Annual Blessing of the Pets worship service will be by Reverend Jo Garnett and Reverend Jessi Higginbotham and is scheduled for Sunday, October 26th at 4:00 pm in the church’s courtyard located at 33 Gleason Street, Delray Beach. The offering will benefit of the Deacons’ Scholarship Fund, which assists deserving youth members of the church pursuing full-time higher education.
“Our pets provide us with unconditional love and what better way to commemorate them and remember St. Francis if Assisi’s love for all creatures then with a special blessing for our adored animals.” says Reverend Garnett.
All pets attending must be on a leash or in a carrier, container or cage. Photos of pets unable to attend and children’s stuffed animals are also welcomed. Please contact the church at 561-276-6338 or visit www.firstdelray.com for more details.
About First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach:
First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach is located at 33 Gleason Street, Delray Beach, FL 33483. Sunday services May through October are at 10:00 am and two services at 9:00 am and 11:00 am are given on Sundays during November through April. The Church offers several programs and activities for all ages including Stephen Ministry Training, mission trips, youth groups, men’s and women’s groups, Vacation Bible School, Adult Christian Education, TnT (Twenties and Thirties) young professional group, Sunday School and child care services. In 2009, the Church property and its Fellowship Hall were recognized as a State of Florida Historical Point of Interest with an historical marker. First Presbyterian Church of Delray Beach is under the leadership and direction of Dr. W. Douglas Hood, Jr. For more information please call 561-276-6338 or visit www.firstdelray.com