St. John’s United Methodist Church invites pets and their owners to its 15th annual “Blessing of Animals” service on Sunday,Oct.4, any time between 3-4 p.m at the Rotary Arts Pavilion, Henry Law Park in Dover.

After each pet is blessed, it will be offered a treat. Owners may also bring pet photos to be blessed. The church will collect donations of food or money to benefit the Cocheco Valley Humane Society.

For more information, call the church office at 742-3046.