Blessing of animals

Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Elk River hosted an animal blessing event Saturday, IMG_1052Oct. 1, that drew a variety of animals including this pair of dogs. There also was a bloodmobile on site, a crafts sale, lunch and pet adoptions available through Ruff Start Rescue.
Rob Cavanna, lead pastor at Holy Trinity, said a large crowd turned out and many people brought their animals, donated blood and contributed to Ruff Start Rescue. Chuck & Don’s of Elk River also participated in the event. Submitted photo