Canton United Methodist Church congregation blesses backpacks of its students
Friday, September 5, 2014 - 5:53 am

CANTON -- The congregation of Canton United Methodist Church, 41 Court St., blessed the backpacks of their students who are back in school this week.

The children laid their backpacks on the altar and they were blessed. Prayers of blessings were given up for school teachers, administrators, bus drivers, support staff, cafeteria workers and for the school community.

This is an annual event of the church during the week that school is to begin.

Canton UMC for worship is on Sunday morning at 10. More info: or Facebook: CantonUMCNewYork