First Baptist Church offering blessings to Richmond’s animals

Animals need blessings too!
On Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. all creatures great and small are invited to the courtyard of Richmond’s...
On Oct. 2 at 4 p.m. all creatures great and small are invited to the courtyard of Richmond’s First Baptist church for a blessings ceremony.(Pexels)
Published: Sep. 24, 2022 at 1:02 PM EDT
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RICHMOND, Va. (WWBT) - The ministers of First Baptist Church welcome all pets to one of the largest blessings of the animals in Richmond.

On Oct. 9 at 4 p.m. all creatures great and small are invited to the courtyard of Richmond’s First Baptist Church for a blessings ceremony at 2709 Monument Ave. (Note: This is a change from the original date.)

Each animal that attends will leave with a gift. If you can’t bring your pet but want a blessing, bring a photo of your animal.

Children are also welcome to bring their favorite stuffed animal for a blessing.

All are welcome, this event is free and open to the public.