Today we celebrate the beginning of the school year, and lament the end of summer, with a Blessing of the Backpacks and honoring our children transitioning to kindergarten, junior high (middle school) and high school. If your child is attending school this fall, please have them bring their backpack or school bag to the service. Music bags, soccer bags, or any other bag that often accompanies your child(ren) or youth are also welcome. A new ritual will also be introduced — honoring other transitions, large and small. This is an all-ages service with nursery care available for children age 3 and under.
Worship Associate: Chris Whittaker.