Godfrey Congregational Church Pastor Irene Gulovsen and church member Gerry Brown present supplies Sept. 9 to 5As Executive Director Rick Jun. The church will host the third annual outdoor Pet Blessing Saturday, Sept. 19.
GODFREY — Godfrey Congregational Church will host its third annual outdoor Pet Blessing from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Sept. 19, at the church, 6104 Godfrey Road.
The event’s purpose is to honor the creatures who fill humans’ lives with joy as well as to support the 5As animal shelter, 4530 N. Alby Road. 5As representatives will be on hand to answer questions about their work.
Pastor Irene Gulovsen and church member Gerry Brown presented an early delivery of supplies Sept. 9 to 5As Executive Director Rick Jun, but it is hoped more will be collected the day of the event. Especially needed are bags of dog food, Purina Kitten Chow, paper towels, copier paper, laundry detergent and bleach. Monetary donations are also always welcome.
Treats will be available for pets and people. Organizers ask that pets be properly restrained.
For information, call (618) 354-1637.