126-year-old Detroit church hosts annual blessing of boats, how to watch online 

The historic Mariners’ Church of Detroit will still hold its annual springtime “Blessing of the Fleet,” albeit with a few changes to ensure safety during the continuing pandemic.

The tradition dates back more than 50 years and is considered by local boaters to signal the start of a new season. The event includes blessing boat flags and honoring the names of people who died in Michigan’s waterways during the previous year.

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Source: 126-year-old Detroit church hosts annual blessing of boats, how to watch online – mlive.com

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