My Town: Fields UMC Blessing of the Pets

My Town

Chestnut, a Labrador retriever/Australian shepherd mix from Bonnie Blue Rescue, is a 9-week-old male who loves to snuggle.

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NORTH RIDGEVILLE, Ohio — Church and community members are invited to attend a local church’s annual service for pets.

The Blessing of the Pets will take place Sunday, August 17, at 7 p.m. at Fields United Methodist Church in North Ridgeville.

Visitors are encouraged to bring their pets to the service, including the ill or injured. The service will include an anointing for the pets and refreshments for both pets and humans.

The church is also asking visitors to bring a donation of animal food, toys, cat litter or monetary donations to help support the Friendship Animal Protective League of Lorain County and Love-a-Stray in Avon.

For more information about Blessing of the Pets, call (440) 327 – 8753 or click here.

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