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Covington First United Methodist Church holds "Blessing of the Animals"

Saturday, Oct. 23, 2010, Dr. Doug Gilreath, Senior Pastor of Covington First United Methodist Church held the first Blessing of the Animals for the Community on the downtown square in Covington. 

Ceremonially, Blessing of Animals happens around fall. This year was the first time Covington First United Methodist participated in the ceremony.

The service followed the Annual Mutt Show sponsored by the Humane Society.  Members of the community were invited to bring the dogs, cats, fish, turtles, rabbits or any of their beloved pets to be blessed.

To view more pictures of the event you can go to the Covington FUMC-Facebook Page.