A Blessing of the Animals will take place at the First United Methodist Church, 1045 Wicker St., Ticonderoga, on Saturday, Oct. 1, at 10 a.m. Pastor Scott Tyler will welcome all pets on the side lawn at the church and urges all attendees to bring their pets on a leash or in a carrying case.
The Blessing of the Animals is an annual event and is scheduled near the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi, patron saint of animals. All are welcome to participate. In case of rain, the event will be held the following Saturday, Oct. 8, at 10 a.m. Call the church office at 585-7995 if more information is needed.