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How pets bless human souls


United Methodist children’s minister, the Rev. Tanya Eustace, feels pets can be part of a richer spiritual life. “When we bless animals in the church, what we are saying is, 'You are a gift from God.' And we are remembering our covenant with God and with one another and with the rest of creation.” Eustace credits her own therapy-dog-in-training for helping her spread that message.

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For more information, contact the Rev. Tanya Eustace, Director of Children and Intergenerational Ministries at United Methodist Discipleship Ministries. 

This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.

This video was first posted on October 2, 2015.