Sermons on Pets

“The Rights of Nature”

Job 12: 7 – 8, Jill A. Kirchner-Rose, MDIV, DMIN – Blessing of the animals is a favorite worship service at Redlands United Church of Christ. We love our pets! As we honor the sacred bond between humans and pets, we honor the rights of animals. While pets do not have a Bill of Rights, most would agree that animals, specifically our…

David Clark pet blessing

Pet Blessing Sunday

What does it mean to bless animals, what are we doing? Is it a magic spell? We throw around the word blessed all the time. But sometimes it’s good to remember that blessings are more about giving God thanks for gifts and praying that we enjoy the gifts properly. It’s to pray for a good life, happiness, safety. When we learn to bless animals, we learn to bless all creation and one another.