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Pet Blessing, FREE Community Breakfast, & Chestnut Sprout Hunt

In the Parking Lot, Parish Hall, and Appalachian Traill

Saturday, October 21st
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
27 Good Shepherd Road 
Bluemont, VA 20135
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Blessing of the Animals during our church service on October 8th at 11 a.m.
[see more here]





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Saturday, October 21st

Drop-in Blessings from 9am to 11am
in the parking lot and Parish Hall

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
27 Good Shepherd Rd, Pine Grove (Bluemont), Virginia

We will bless pets and farm animals and their people,
pet photos and ashes, and even stuffed animals. 


Bring your feathered, furry, or finned friends for a blessing and a treat --
and enjoy a free, full country breakfast for yourself and family!


Then join in a guided walk with your dog
to hunt for American Chestnut sprouts
in the forest along the Appalachian Trail.