‘Blessing of Backpacks’ to be Sept. 7 at St. Peter’s in Del Mar


The Sunday School year will begin Sunday, Sept. 7, at St. Peter’s Episcopal Church in Del Mar. All families are welcome to come register after the 9 a.m. service. On this first Sunday, kids can enjoy games, face painting, a “hot dog brunch” and even an ice cream man parked in the church courtyard. Bring your backpacks to the 9 a.m. service: There will be an informal “Blessing of the Backpacks” to help kids start their school year on a positive note.

Sunday School at St. Peter’s is for children in nursery school through Grade 12. It’s held after the family-friendly 9 a.m. service, from 10 -11 a.m. beginning Sept. 14.

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church is at 334 14th St. in Del Mar village, one block east of the 101. Contact Leeann Gooding at lgooding@stpetersdelmar.net or 858-755-1616.