Blessing of the beasts, pork chop dinner Aug. 29

AURORA—Cats, dogs, and other animals will be blessed at a “Blessing of the Beasts” worship service at 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at Fourth Street United Methodist Church, 551 S. Fourth St., Aurora.

The public is invited to bring animals to be blessed by Rev. David Eichelberger, church pastor.

A pork chop dinner to benefit the church will be served by the congregation’s United Methodist Men’s group at 5:30 p.m.

A one-chop dinner is $7.50, a two-chop dinner is $8.50. Dinners include potato, vegetables, salad, and a roll. Tickets at the door cost $1 extra.

Tickets are available after 10 a.m. Sunday worship services or at the church office from 9 a.m. to noon Tuesday through Friday.

Paul Eggert of Aurora is coordinating a men’s committee sponsoring the dinner.

Call (630) 892-7202 for more information.