‘Stirring talk’ at pets’ service

Meeting the two ponies from Pagham Ponies at St Nicholas Church in Middleton
Meeting the two ponies from Pagham Ponies at St Nicholas Church in Middleton

St Nicholas Church in Middleton held its annual pets’ service on Sunday.

Vicar the Rev William Marston said: “We rejoiced in God’s creation, in particular pets.

Nigel Mundy from Pagham Ponies, left, gives the congregation the chance to meet the animals after the annual pets' service

Nigel Mundy from Pagham Ponies, left, gives the congregation the chance to meet the animals after the annual pets' service

“Mr Nigel Mundy, of Pagham Ponies, gave a stirring talk on the need to secure the welfare of horses and ponies.”

After the service, people were able to go into the churchyard to meet two ponies.

Mr Marston added: “It is wonderful to hear of the love and care that Pagham Ponies, and similar organisations, show for horses and ponies.”

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