Coffee shop crew pray with grieving customer at drive-thru window
A woman from Washington was able to capture a moment of kindness in a place where she did not expect to see it—the drive-thru line of a coffee shop.
A certain Barbara Danner took to Facebook to share a photo of Dutch Bros. Coffee employees comforting and saying a prayer for the woman in front of her.
Danner said she later found out that the woman’s husband passed away the day before.
“Snapped this picture while waiting in line at the Dutch Bros. on 138th Avenue today. Turns out the young lady in line ahead of us lost her 37-year-old husband last night,” Danner said in the caption.
“When the DB guys and gals noticed she was falling apart, they stopped everything and prayed with her for several minutes, invited her to come back for prayer and support, as well as anything else that she might need,” she added.
Nineteen-year-old Pierce Dunn, one of the employees, was quoted as saying by The Oregonian that he wanted the woman to feel supported.
“She was crying. I shed a few tears. We’ve cried since as well. When something that real happens, it hits close to home,” he said.
Fellow Evan Freeman reportedly said he prayed with the customer despite not being a religious person himself.
“She could have said she wanted an apple, and I would have gone and planted a tree and grown her an apple. It just happened to be religion that she wanted,” Freeman said. YG/RC
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