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June 14

Worship 10:30 am in Zoom

We are using Zoom video meetings for worship.

Guests are welcome!  Please email the pastor, revmboles@gmail.com for the connection info.  You can join with the Zoom application, with your web browser, or by telephone.

We include our worship media and children's moment below for any who cannot join or wish to revisit our worship.  You can also support your church and local missions.

 
 

The Story of the Persistent Widow and the Unrighteous Judge

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     One day Jesus told his followers a story that was meant to teach them to never give up, but to always pray. The story was about an unrighteous judge and a widow – a woman whose husband had died. The judge didn’t fear God, and he didn’t respect people. The widow was being mistreated, but when she came to the judge and asked for justice, the judge ignored her.


     The widow didn’t give up, though. She went to the judge again and again and demanded justice. Can you imagine it? When the judge went to market, the widow would run to him and ask for his help. She stopped him in the street and reminded him of her situation. She knocked on his door and called to him through the window of his house. 


     “I have been wronged, give me justice!” she cried. 


     The unrighteous judge got so sick of her pestering him, he felt like tearing his hair out!


     “I don’t fear God, or respect people, but I’ll give this widow justice just to get her to quit bothering me. She’s about to wear me out with her constant demands!”


     Then Jesus said to his followers, “You heard what the judge said. And if an unrighteous judge will do that, don’t you think a righteous God will grant justice to his children who pray to him day and night? Do you think he’ll take a long time to do it? No, he will help them quickly! And yet, when the Son of Man comes, will he find faith on earth?



I wonder what justice means?


I wonder why sometimes it seems like God takes a long time to answer our prayers?


I wonder why Jesus asked his followers if the Son of Man would find faith on earth?

 

Sharing Our Gifts

Our mission team invite you to make an extra offering supporting local organizations  Ecumenical Hunger Program, the Mountain View Day Worker Center, and the homeless outreach and services organization Life Moves.  All are serving increased need during the COVID-19 crisis.

Please give generously, using the button below to visit our online portal or by mailing a check to the church office. Use the memo field of your check or the Notes box in the online giving form to designate special mission offerings.

 

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670 E. Meadow Drive, Palo Alto 94306

office@covenantpresbyterian.net

650-494-1760

670 E.Meadow Drive Palo Alto CA 94306

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