Animal Blessings & Art

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Blessing of the Animals

Saturday, October 6 at 10 a.m. in the Courtyard

All pets large and small, or photos of your pets, and even stuffed animal loveys are welcome for the annual Blessing of the Animals. Come early at 9:30 a.m. for refreshments and bring a photo for the In Loving Memory board to honor your pet. Blessings begin at 10 a.m. Pick up a pet tag and be sure to visit the photo booth. You may also bring new pet food and supplies to donate to local animal shelters.  Then, stay for the opening of Animal Art Exhibit…

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BIG & small: Creatures of the Sea

Opens Saturday, October 6, immediately following the Blessing of the Animals, Fireside Room

All are welcome to the annual animal art exhibit by the local community to promote love for all God’s creatures, in all sizes.  Thank you for all the positive feedback from last year’s show!

This year’s theme: Creatures of the Sea.

Still accepting art submissions from the community. Share your art or tell your artist friends!  For more information go to the Fireside Room Art web page or fill out the artist submission form.

For questions contact Shalimar Carducci (310) 393-8258 ext. 113 or s.carducci@santamonicaumc.org.

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View photos from last year’s Blessing of the Animals and Big & small Exhibit opening.