Blessing of Animals

In Our Hands, an Earth Day drama, Genesis 1:26-31a

 “In Our Hands”  Genesis 1:26-31a This drama has been used at services focusing on the environment and caring for our world, including Earth Sunday, Blessing of the Animals Sunday, St Francis service. The source is unknown, and it has been modified over the years.  If you know who wrote the original, please let Worship Words […]

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Open Table Service — Blessing the Animals

Open Table Worship – using inclusive language and imagery for intimate worship settings at which everyone is welcome and valued — prepared by Ana Gobledale, UK   Theme: Blessing the Animals — celebrating all God’s creatures This is a full service including scripture, conversation, prayer, blessing liturgy and communion. A variety of resources have been included. Everyone […]

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Blessing God’s Creatures — Woodland Hills Community Church, USA

Everyone is invited to bring their pet to this celebration of thanksgiving for pets. Children and youth are involved as readers. The service was first held at Woodland Hills Community Church, Woodland Hills, California, in September 2003.   Opening Bless our God, all you creatures. Bless God in heaven and earth. Readings Genesis 1:23-28, 31a   (read by […]

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