Blessing of the Animals
Sunday, June 3, 2018
11:59am at First-Plymouth Church
Followed by the Pet Blessing in the Courtyard
People of all faiths welcome
Well-behaved dogs, cats, birds, reptiles or other pets leashed, crated or caged are welcome. Photos of pets not present as well as a child's favorite stuffed animal will be blessed.
The blessing is free and open to the public, a free will offering will go to Pine Ridge Reservation animal welfare and Lincoln Children's Zoo.
Prints from National Geographic Photo Ark by Photo Ark founder, Joel Satore, will be displayed. Joel is the founder of the Photo Ark, a groundbreaking effort to document species before they disappear --and to get people to care while there's still time.
Join the First-Plymouth Choir, Organist Tom Trenney, Lincoln Choral Artists and The Nebraska Brass Band as they celebrate together at the Lincoln Festival of Music. Here is your chance to see some of Nebraska's top talent as well as a special performance of "Hymn to the Fallen" by John Williams that will feature over 100 vocal and brass musicians. Don't miss this fantastic opportunity!
Biblical stories date from about 2000 BCE. Stories and much history of the Middle East Bible lands date from about 6000 BCE. Discover adaptations of ancient stories in Bible stories.
Jason “the Birdnerd” St. Sauver will talk about planting for birds and pollinators.
Women Workshops: Creative Writing led by Lucy Adkins, Indian Cooking with Sushma Agrawal, Vibrational Healing with VJ Herbert and Relaxation and Stress Management with Margaret Rickers.
Nicole Fleck-Tooze, Lincoln Parks and Recreation Department will give a presentation on the Prairie Corridor on Haines Branch project.