Join us this Sunday October 4th on the side lawn (Crawford Rd.) at 9:30 AM. Family and friends (especially the furry kind) are encouraged to attend. (This is part of the commemoration of St. Francis of Assisi in churches around the world) "Well mannered" pets should be on leashes or in cages. There is plenty of room on the lawn to spread out for a short service of thanksgiving followed by individual blessings of pets. If you can;t bring your animal, feel free to bring a picture. Small children can bring their stuffed animals too. This is a great opportunity to meet newer people to our faith community or perhaps meet up with long time St. Andrew's folk with some very special members of the family. People are encouraged to bring donations of pet food for the Animal House Pet Project which provides food assistance to rescue shelters and low income residents with pets.