GLEN RIDGE NJ - Christ Church Episcopal announces the "Blessing of the Animals" on Saturday Oct. 8 at 10 a.m.

Blessing of the Animals is a unique service that blesses those creatures that bring so much joy and companionship to their owners. Traveling with some pets proves to be a challenge for many worshippers so photographs of kitties or even goldfish can be brought to the service for a blessing. Worshippers are also encouraged to bring ashes of pets who have passed. 

The blessing of the animals will support PAWS Inc and the Bloomfield Township Animal Shelter. Donations by check can be left in the offering plates during the service. All gifts will be presented to the organizations after the service.

The church is located The church is located at 74 Park Ave Glen Ridge, at the corner of Park Ave and Bloomfield Ave.