October 2016 Archive for Media Room

RSS By: Metropolitan New York Synod

A listing of when and where Metropolitan New York congregations and members appear in the media. For more information or to share an article with us, contact Rebekah Thornhill.

Blessed Be The Pets

Oct 14, 2016

19p1.previewA gathering of animal lovers assembled with their pets despite inclement weather at Trinity Lutheran Church, at 31-18 37th St. in Astoria, for the Blessing of the Animals ceremony performed by Pastor Paul B. Millholland. The event is held in commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi, who believed all creatures are part of God’s creation, and the unconditional love given and received from animals is a gift and part of the circle of life.  

 

Read the full article from the Queens Gazette here