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This Dog's Owner Died and What He Does Next Is Incredible
Offbeat  (tags: dogs, mourning, mass, church, italy, german shepherd, offbeat )

- 223 days ago -
Break out the Kleenex for this one. Oh boy. Yet another example of a dog mourning the loss of their beloved master. I'm telling you, this gets me every time. Let's see a cat do this!
Couple Who Wanted Barn Owl to Deliver Rings at Altar Forced to Put Wedding on Hold...After It Flew Into Eaves and Fell Asleep
Offbeat  (tags: Barn, owl, ring, bearer, church, wedding, eaves, rafters, asleep, UK, offbeat, married, church )

- 342 days ago -
The bride hoped the bird would swoop down with the rings, instead, it flew into the rafters to enjoy an hour-long nap.
Dog Turns Up to Dead Owner's Church Every Day
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, dog, dead owner, church )

- 593 days ago -
Two months after his owner died, a dog in Italy keeps turning up each day at the church she used to attend.
10 Unusual Places to Find a Church
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, places, church )

- 1188 days ago -
Churches can be found in all sorts of unusual places, from atop a lonely mountainside to an isolated or even uninhabited island. Churches have been built for over a thousand years, many of them in very inaccesible places...
Baby Goat Born in Church Nativity Scene
Offbeat  (tags: Christmas, church, nativity scene, goat, birth )

- 1357 days ago -
The church's pastor Charles Westbrook played one of the three kings, and he says it didn't take he and Joseph long to realize the Virgin Mary wasn't the only one who was pregnant...
No Merry Christmas for Pageant Animals at Florida Church
Offbeat  (tags: live animals, injured, harmed, camel, church, christmas pageant )

- 1361 days ago -
The First Baptist Church of West Palm Beach, Florida, made national news Friday when Lula Bell, a live camel, startled, stumbled and fell over into the pews at the church. The church was holding a dress rehearsal for their Christmas pageant.
Glorious Day for City Pets at Annual Blessing of the Animals
Offbeat  (tags: animals, blessings, church, celebration, animal love )

- 1428 days ago -
A celebrity camel, peacock and goat led the procession Sunday at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine's annual Blessing of the Animals. Azzuri, a camel better known for her work in the Christmas Spectacular at Radio City Music Hall,
What Works: Talking With God
Offbeat  (tags: Church, prayer, meditation, God, Jesus )

- 1529 days ago -
Deepening your personal relationship with God through conversational prayer Monica Rozenfeld just posted in her blog here in Busted Halo about finding a new way to pray conversationally with God, thanks to the an idea from the book Eat, Pray, Love.
Ministry Brings Dogs Closer to God
Offbeat  (tags: church, ceremonies, ministry, god, dogs, sermon )

- 1579 days ago -
Do all dogs go to heaven? There's a church in Massachusetts that might have the answer. On May 16, The Calvary Episcopal Church in Danvers, MA is holding its first sermon for people and dogs.
Couple's Silent Vows Stun Packed Congregation
Offbeat  (tags: goodnews, marriage, deaf, sign language, Nairobi, church, wedding, happy )

- 1584 days ago -
A love story and a happy ending (wedding) of a deaf man and a hearing woman.
Man Arrested, Accused of Using Church Computers for Porn
Offbeat  (tags: man, church, porn, breaking and entering, crime )

- 1631 days ago -
A Pauls Valley man is accused of breaking into churches to use computers to look at porn.
Sketches Released in Texas Church Fires Probe (Up Date)
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, Texas, church, fires, arsonists, sketches, ATF )

- 1660 days ago -
(CNN) -- Authorities have issued sketches of three people sought in connection with the spate of eastern Texas church fires.The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives released the drawings Friday at a news conference in Tyler, Texas.
String of Church Arsons Has East Texas Residents on Edge
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, fires, church, texas )

- 1663 days ago -
(CNN) -- Rousted out of bed by an early morning phone call, Kay Crosby stood in the rain and watched her church burn."We had choir practice Wednesday night, and then Thursday morning, it's gone," she said. "Not even 12 hours later."
Fallen Tree, Snow Blamed for D.C. Church Collapse
Offbeat  (tags: snow storm, tree falls, smashed, church )

- 1668 days ago -
WASHINGTON - A D.C. fire official says a small church has collapsed in northeast Washington. Fire department spokesman Pete Piringer says when a tree fell on the roof of the Joshua Temple
Canine Churchgoers: Dogs Attend Services at Westchester's Covenant Presbyterian Church
Offbeat  (tags: church, church goers, dogs, blessings, unusual )

- 1672 days ago -
Recently, a local church made news when it began allowing an unusual breed of worshiper -- namely, dogs -- to attend services. Our colleague Jeff Gottlieb recently attended a dog-friendly church service.

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