First Cumberland Presbyterian Host HRD Dogs Blessing

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church’s Rev. William Jones blesses canines during a ceremony held at Natchez Trace State Park.
Photo Submitted / The Lexington Progress

Article by W. Clay Crook-

Rev. William Jones of Lexington’s First Cumberland Presbyterian Church, on North Broad Street, conducted a special blessing ceremony for a special group of canines.

The blessing took place on Saturday morning, April 24, 2021, at Natchez Trace State Park. The HRD dogs undertook their specialty training at the park on Wednesday, April 21st through Sunday, April 25th.

“This event was for those dogs and their handlers who are community heroes. HRD stands for Human Remains Detection. These are the search and rescue dogs and their handlers that…

For complete coverage, see the May 5th edition of The Lexington Progress.

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1 Comment

  1. rev. c. william Jones, Jr on May 11, 2021 at 7:25 pm

    wanted to thank clay for the great article and picture about me and the blessing on the k-9s. Really appreciate it was on the front page! The article was very good PR for the church.
    Thanks again,
    Bro. William

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