Church sets Blessing of the Animals

All dogs, cats, birds, turtles and other pets are invited to the Twelfth Annual Blessing of the Animals from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 5, at Maple Grove United Methodist Church, 7 W. Henderson Road.

At 1 p.m., there will be representatives from local shelters and rescue groups, and Knapp Veterinary Hospital will be available to do microchipping of pets. At 2 p.m., the blessing will begin in the park adjoining the church but will be moved indoors in the event of inclement weather.

Call the church office at 614--262-1163 for information.