Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church offering a Blessing for Hunters

On Saturday, September 23, Mt. Vernon United Methodist Church at 7801 Church Lane in Toano is offering a blessing for hunters followed by a pancake breakfast from 8:30 - 10:00 am. All hunters and their families are welcome to attend this blessing of protection and thanksgiving for the sustenance the animals will provide this season. St. Hubert, an eighth-century French bishop, is the patron saint of hunters. He turned his life over to Christ after seeing a vision of a crucifix between the antlers of a deer while hunting. Representatives from Hunters for the Hungry and the Virginia Department of Game and Inland Fisheries will share information regarding their organizations.

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