Is Episcopal Church Going to the Dogs?

May 13, 2010

Episcopalian inclusiveness has expanded into another arena: worship for pets.

While no one really knows if all dogs go to heaven, Calvary Episcopal Church is giving area pooches and their owners improved odds with a new monthly worship service.

The first Perfect Paws Pet Ministry takes place on Sunday, May 16, from 5 to 5:30 p.m., in the church’s Parish Hall.

After that, the church plans to hold the pet service on the third Sunday of every month, complete with communion for the humans who wish to partake and special blessings bestowed on pets and people alike. Dogs will get treats as part of the service.

Read the full article at: http://www.salemnews.com/local/x1691794126/Good-dogs-go-to-church

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