OGDEN -- Pastor DanaLee Simon of Elim Lutheran Church, 575 23rd St., will perform "The Blessing of the Backpacks" during the 10 a.m. worship service this Sunday on the church lawn.
Students of any age may bring their school backpacks to the service and receive a blessing for the coming school year. If students do not have a backpack, they may still be blessed. Students and their parents from the community are all invited.
The members of Elim have been donating backpacks and other school supplies to be distributed to children attending the service. Leftover supplies will be donated to children attending Dee Elementary School, the school closest to Elim.
For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call Elim's office at