The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, Emmaus, held their annual Blessing of the Animals Oct. 6. Sr. Pastor Rev. Richard Elliott, Associate Pastor Rev. Spencer Steele and Vicar Tami Reichley participated in a brief service with blessing of the animals. Donations and offering collected were given to the Sanctuary at Haafsville, a Lehigh Valley shelter that rescues, rehabs and rehomes hundreds of
Pastor Ric and Pastor Steele, in foreground, bless dogs taken to The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit to be blessed.
Pete and Marian Schneck, pictured with Cleo and Obi Wan Kenobi, wait for the service to start Oct. 6.