gathering will have all the pet lovers in your congregation
howling, purring, or making whatever noise turtles make.
You'll need small prizes to hand out, such as gift certificates to
a pet-supply store.
Publicize this pet parade ahead of time, inviting pet owners to
dress their animals in creative outfits. Challenge people to match
their pets; think Bert and Ernie, Batman and Robin, and so on. Have
owners and pets parade around together in an outdoor area or in a
room with washable floors. After the parade, award gifts for
various categories (best dressed, best owner-pet pair, most