Pets are praised in Westward Ho! church

ABOUT 25 dogs, plus Timmy the tortoise, their owners and friends enjoyed the annual pets thanksgiving at Holy Trinity, Westward Ho! on Sunday. Lay leader Jana Mackie led the service, explaining that as well as giving thanks for the pets, the service celeb

ABOUT 25 dogs, plus Timmy the tortoise, their owners and friends enjoyed the annual pets thanksgiving at Holy Trinity, Westward Ho! on Sunday. Lay leader Jana Mackie led the service, explaining that as well as giving thanks for the pets, the service celebrated Creation and honoured St Francis of Assisi's October feast day. Readings were by Dee Caiger and Gemma Carter. Pianist was Jean Sears.

A talk was given by Liz Ayres, representative of the Westward Ho! greyhound supporters group for which a collection raised �70.

Pictures: M Reeves


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