St. Mark’s to host ‘blessing of the backpacks’

first_img St. Mark’s to host ‘blessing of the backpacks’ Sponsored Content Print Article Email the author Remember America’s heroes on Memorial Day “This year, students from St. Mark’s and their friends accepted the invitation and came to the church for a drive-by backpack blessing and a gift bag of getting-ready-for-school goodies,” Dawson said. “A prayer for the Care of Children calls for teachers, parents and other caregivers to teach them to love whatever is just and true and good. Good reminders for us all.” You Might Like Hospitals support extending state mask order MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Hospitals are urging Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey to extend an order requiring face coverings in public… read more St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Troy hosted a Drive-by Blessing of the Backpacks on Sunday, August 23. The drive-by backpack blessing was held the day before the Troy City and Pike County schools began their 2020-2021 school year.Dan Dawson of St. Mark’s said a prayer for Young Persons in the Episcopal Book of Common Prayer refers to children “growing up in an unsteady and confusing world.” Skip Latest Stories Pike County Sheriff’s Office offering community child ID kits Book Nook to reopen “In many ways, it seems that this prayer might have been written in 2020 rather than many years ago,” Dawson said. Each year, as students are returning to their respective schools, they are invited to bring their backpacks to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church for a blessing. Around the WebMd: Do This Immediately if You Have Diabetes (Watch)Blood Sugar BlasterIf You Have Ringing Ears Do This Immediately (Ends Tinnitus)Healthier LivingWomen Only: Stretch This Muscle to Stop Bladder Leakage (Watch)Patriot Health ZoneHave an Enlarged Prostate? Urologist Reveals: Do This Immediately (Watch)Healthier LivingRemoving Moles & Skin Tags Has Never Been This EasyEssential Health32-second Stretch Ends Back Pain & Sciatica (Watch)Healthier LivingThe content you see here is paid for by the advertiser or content provider whose link you click on, and is recommended to you by Revcontent. As the leading platform for native advertising and content recommendation, Revcontent uses interest based targeting to select content that we think will be of particular interest to you. We encourage you to view your opt out options in Revcontent’s Privacy PolicyWant your content to appear on sites like this?Increase Your Engagement Now!Want to report this publisher’s content as misinformation?Submit a ReportGot it, thanks!Remove Content Link?Please choose a reason below:Fake NewsMisleadingNot InterestedOffensiveRepetitiveSubmitCancel An additional blessing at the Blessing of the Backpacks this year was he blessing of seeing classmates and friends.“The students may not have seen each other in many months, while practicing social distancing. An outdoor gathering and mask wearing helped to keep everyone as safe as possible,” Dawson said. Published 6:10 pm Wednesday, August 26, 2020 The Penny Hoarder Issues “Urgent” Alert: 6 Companies… By Jaine Treadwell By The Penny Hoarder Troy falls to No. 13 Clemson Plans underway for historic Pike County celebrationlast_img read more