Columbia's Blessing of the Beasts
COLUMBIA- On October 2nd, Broadway Christian Church in Columbia held a "Blessing of the Beasts" service. Pets of all types, as well as several rescue organizations presented. This service is apart of a nation wide event celebrating St. Francis of Assisi.
Broadway Christian Church Senior Minister Tim Carson blessed the sheep, rabbit, hermit crabs, cats, and dogs that were in attendance. There was music and a message. Susan Burney who works with therapy dogs also shared her story about the healing power of pets.