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IN WORSHIP THIS SUNDAY
"Eve: Willful & Wicked or Wondering & Wise?"
Midrash about the “lovely Lilith” notwithstanding - Adam’s partner Eve is considered by Western culture to be the first woman, the first sinner, and the first Bad Girl of the Bible.

So was she as wanton and wicked as later church patriarchy would have us believe, literally taking the fall for it all? Or is it she - the curious one - seeking knowledge and testing limits that defines what it means to be quintessentially human?



DIDN'T MAKE CHURCH LAST WEEK?
Here's Some of What You Missed
SONG: LET MY PEOPLE GO (2:48)
CHILDREN'S TIME (10:39)
SERMON: "GOMER" (18:22)
PRAYERS OF OUR COMMUNITY
Please Hold These Joys and Concerns in Your Prayers This Week
For Annette V.'s son, Louis - that he experience God's healing love in all the ways that his heart needs it specifically

For Kathleen B.'s friend as her health is beginning to decline - that those surrounding her are making the best decisions and give the best support in light of these circumstances

For all healthcare workers in every capacity as 18 months have come and gone and we continue forward to the end of the pandemic

For all teachers, administrations, students, and parents as the end of a strange and tiring academic year is approaching

For the anniversary of George Floyd's loss - that his family find healing from the immeasurable loss of his absence

For the victims of the San Jose shooting

For our country and remembering all those who have lost their lives in the pursuit of what our country values

For the 100th anniversary of the tragic event in Tulsa

For the worries and hesitations that children have surrounding the continual disruptions to their life

For Jessica S.'s business and growing number of services

For Jessica S.'s health and healing

For the antiracist work taking place in Medford - that our communities continue to put effort into changing biases and perceptions so that we no longer have acts of violence

For all the people who have been forced by outside circumstances into prostitution throughout history and even still today

For the stability and honesty God will always provide for us

For all these prayers and those that go unspoken, we pray in God's name
Amen
Sanctuary United Church of Christ 


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