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Blessing of the Animals
Opening Night @the Well
Clark Hall
6:15-7pm

Together, we will celebrate the importance of animals in our lives and give thanks for the wonder of God’s creation. Bring your pet and your family to a special service of prayer, blessing, and readings. All animlas are welcome! Pet treats and human treats will be provided! Worship @the Well is an alternative , evening service where we share joys and concerns, light candles, and take communion. Contact office@hancockchurch.org or call (781) 862-4220 for more information!

Last year was our first Blessing of the Animals service! We had a big crowd, lovely pets, and great music from the River Rock Band!

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Rev. Paul Shupe blesses a beautiful pup!

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Acting Minister Pam Cochrane and Seminarian Becca Lockwood greet people and hand out pet treats.

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The River Rock Band plays pet friendly music for the special guests.

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At Worship @the Well, chairs are set up in a semi-circle in Clark Hall.

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At Worship @the Well, chairs are set up in a semi-circle so everyone can see each other and the River Rock Band.

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Sharing Joys and Concerns and Lighting Candles are a part of every Worship @the Well service.

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Pets of all kinds came to the Blessing of the Animals Service!

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One of our special guests at the Blessing of the Animals service.

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If you have a special pet who cannot come to the service, please bring a picture to share! Singer Meg Stone taped a picture of a seal to her music stand!