Ed Goodale, of Evanston, holds his cat Gus as Himmel blesses him at the Community Pet Blessing Sunday, Aug. 25, at North Shore United Methodist Church in Glencoe. Photos by Rhonda Holcomb/22nd Century Media
Pastor Scott Himmel (left) greets Winnie the black lab and Katie and Tom Sweeney.
David Figueredo, of Evanston, pets his dog Mason (his dogs Addi and Batman also pictured, as well as Winnie).
Lexi Kaplan, of Glencoe, holds Hermie the hermit crab as Himmel offers a blessing to him.
Tara Shawel, of Glencoe, and her Toy Poodle Sky.
5:34 am CDT August 29, 2019
North Shore United Methodist Church offers annual Community Pet Blessing.