Animals attend church
PUBLISHED: 10:00 13 July 2017
Furry, feathered and scaly friends crawled and slithered into a church in Nailsea.
Holy Trinity Church invited members of the congregation to take along their pets and toy animals to a service.
The place of worship was filled with dogs, tortoises, chinchillas and cuddly bears as families celebrated the gift of animals.
Leader of the service, Rev James E Pennington, said: “From dogs to tortoises to chinchillas and even a few toy animals, everyone gathered to hear how God made amazing animals for us all to enjoy and look after, and even sometimes could teach us a thing or two about how amazing God is.
“Animals play such a big part in our lives, it’s good to give thanks for them. This really is a service for all the family.”
The four-legged creatures were well behaved and sat quietly with their owners in the church.
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