Religion briefs

Musical Kabbalat Shabbat set tonight at Havurah

Rabbi David Zaslow, Cyrise Beatty Schracter and her band will lead the Havurah's monthly Musical Kabbalat Shabbat at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 12, at the Havurah synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave., Ashland. The event is free and open to all. Call 541-488-7716.


Norma Nakai Burton gives sermon at Unity in Ashland

Norma Nakai Burton will have a sermon entitled "Make Your Own Miracles" for Unity in Ashland at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Havurah synagogue, 185 N. Mountain Ave. Call 541-488-9220.


Center for Spiritual Living holds music presentation

The Rev. Jim Hatton's sermon will be "The Life of a Spiritual Master" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 14, at the Center for Spiritual Living, 3581 Lear Way, Medford.

Sky Nelson, an award-winning "positive music" performer, will incorporate his music into a presentation from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the center. His presentation will cover quantum mechanics, physics and the science of mind. Call 541-897-0298.


Adult ed classes held at Temple Emek Shalom

Rabbi Joshua Boettiger will lead a class on The History of Jewish Heresy from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Sundays, Oct. 14, 21 and 28, at Temple Emek Shalom, 1800 E. Main St. Cost for nonmembers is $10. Call 541-488-2909.


Nightly revivals held at First Baptist Church of Phoenix

First Baptist Church of Phoenix will hold a revival with the theme "Not a Fan, But a Follower" at 6:30 p.m. nightly from Sunday through Friday, Oct. 14-19, at the church, 4655 S. Pacific Highway, Phoenix.

Pastor Lenny Brewer of Grace Baptist Church of Rogue River will be the revival speaker. Each day will feature music from a variety of musicians with different styles. Call 541-821-2732.


Rabbi David Zaslow is guest host at Theology Pub event

First Presbyterian Church of Ashland will host guest Rabbi David Zaslow for its next Theology Pub event at 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 16, at The Playwright, 258 A St. The discussion theme will be "A New Name for G-D: Is it time to think of the divine in quantum terms instead of with imagery from the Middle Ages?" See www.fb.com/theologypubashland or call 541-708-3720.


Producers of movie 'Hellbound?' plan Q&A

Rev. Adam Walker Cleveland of First Presbyterian Church of Ashland will host a pre-screening Q&A with the producers of the documentary "Hellbound?" at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 17, at the Varsity Theatre, 166 E. Main St., Ashland.

The film looks at the debate over the Christian belief in eternal punishment. Call 541-708-3720.


Harvest Festival set at First Presbyterian, Jacksonville

First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville will hold its annual Harvest Festival from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31 at the church, 425 Middle St., Jacksonville.

The celebration will include a cake walk and games for all ages. Prizes will be awarded for the best individual and best family costumes, but the church requests no occult-theme costumes. Call 541-899-1287.


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