Religion briefs

Hope Station ministry is open to everyone

Hope Station ministry is available for people in need of hope, encouragement, prayer or support from 9 p.m. to midnight Fridays through Sundays, at Set Free Christian Fellowship, 1032 N. Main St., Medford. The ministry is open to everyone. Call 541-773-4004.

Medford SDA teaches emergency preparedness

The Medford Seventh-day Adventist Church will hold a free emergency preparedness seminar from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, March 3, at 1900 Greenwood St. Seating is limited to 300 people, and doors will open at 12:30 p.m.

The church's health ministries will present a disaster meal preparation class at 1 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the church. The menu will be based on foods that are easily stored, and the event will include demonstrations and a whole foods lunch. The c ost is a suggested contribution of $8, and RSVP is requested. Call 541-778-7277 or email

First Presbyterian Church of Ashland holds communion

The First Presbyterian Church of Ashland will hold a communion service at 8 a.m., church school for children and adult education at 9 a.m. and worship at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 3, at the church, located at the corner of Siskiyou Boulevard and Walker Avenue. See or

Center for Spiritual Living sets three events Sunday

The Rev. Joy-Anne Fournier will give a sermon on "Growing Holy Relationships" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 3, at The Center for Spiritual Living, 3581 Lear Way, Medford. A children's program will be held during the service.

Will Richardson will lead an ongoing study group based on the book "Conversations with God, Book One" by Ashland author Neale Donald Walsch from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, at the center. Call 541-734-8581 for information, directions or a confidential prayer request.

Christ Unity Church offers lesson on 'Conservation'

Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a lesson on "Conservation" at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 3, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St.

A healing meditation will be held at noon Saturday, March 9, at the church. The event focuses on enhancing self-esteem and deepening spiritual connections.

All are welcome. Call 541-772-6902 or see

Adult education classes at United Church of Christ

Medford Congregational United Church of Christ has three adult education classes in Lidgate Hall at 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford.

Rev. Kurt Katzmer will continue a series of classes on "The Prayers of Jesus" at 7 p.m. Mondays through March 25; Rev. Karen Caldwell will continue a class on comparative religion from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays; and Rev. Joyce Ellis will lead a women's study group on the topic of "First Light: Jesus and the Kingdom" at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21. Call 541-772-8860.

Fundraiser bazaar planned March 9 in Phoenix

The Apostolic Church Rivers of Living Waters will hold a fundraiser craft bazaar from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, March 9, at 411 W. First St., Phoenix. Proceeds will benefit the 2013 youth camp. The event will include raffles throughout the day. For information, call 541-324-9033.

Unitarian Universalist sermon explores atheism

Dee Evers and others will give a sermon on "The Way With No God: Atheism as a Religious Path" at the Medford Unitarian Universalist meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, March 10, at the Masonic Temple, 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Call 541-499-3704.

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