Religion briefs

'Last words of Christ' service held this evening

The Medford Seventh-day Adventist Church will hold a service titled "Reflections on the last words of Christ" at 7:30 tonight, at 1900 Greenwood St. Call 541-772-6021.


Set Free and New Life hold Good Friday service

Set Free and New Life Christian fellowships will hold a combined Good Friday service at 7 tonight at 1032 W. Main St., Medford. The service will focus on a message of hope and the power of the cross.

A combined Easter service will be held at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 31, at Washington School, 610 S. Peach St., Medford. Pastors Harold Nelson and Chad McComas will speak on the resurrection of Jesus Christ. Affordable books and Christian resources will also be for sale at the event. Call 541-773-4004.


Services set at First Presbyterian, Central Point

First Presbyterian Church of Central Point will hold a Good Friday service from noon to 3 p.m. today at the church, 456 W. Pine St.

An Easter contemporary service will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday, March 30, at the church. An Easter sunrise service will be held at 6:45 a.m. Sunday, March 31. A free breakfast will follow from 8:30 to 10 a.m., a free Easter egg hunt will start at 9:30 a.m. and a worship service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Call 541-664-7910.


Good Friday services planned at Christ Unity

The Rev. Rob Wheeler will hold a Good Friday service on "The Last Seven Words" at 7 tonight at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford.

An Easter service will begin at 11 a.m. The service will include a flower wreath blessing ceremony.

A silent unity prayer service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, April 3, followed by a metaphysical bible discussion at 11:30 a.m.

A sacred healing meditation will be held at noon Saturday, April 6. The meditation focuses on enhancing self-esteem and deepening spiritual connections. Call 541-772-6902 or visit www.unitymedford.com.


Easter events planned at St. Peter Lutheran Church

St. Peter Lutheran Church will hold a sunrise worship service at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, March 31, at 1020 E. Main St., Medford.

Following the sunrise service will be an Easter breakfast catered by Cafe Dejeuner from 8:30 to 9:15 a.m. and an Easter egg hunt for young children will begin at 9 a.m. Easter worship service will be held at 10 a.m. There is no charge for the breakfast. Call 541-772-4395.


Easter services set at Center for Spiritual Living

The Rev. Joy-Anne Fournier will host an Easter potluck brunch at 9:30 a.m. before the 10:30 a.m. Easter worship service Sunday, March 31, at the Center for Spiritual Living in the Scottish Rite Center, 3581 Lear Way, Medford. Congregants are encouraged to bring their drums for the musical presentation during the morning service.

Congregants are also encouraged to bring scratch-it lottery tickets with their offering. The results of the scratch-it fundraiser will be published at the following service.

Will Richardson will continue the ongoing spiritual study group on "Conversations with God, Book One" from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, April 3, at the center. Drop-ins are welcome.

The center will begin a 10-week foundations class that will run from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays beginning April 17. Call 541-826-7021 for information or to register.

Registration is open for a Native American drum-making class from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 27.

Call 541-734-8581 for information, directions or a confidential prayer request.


Easter celebrated at First Presbyterian of Ashland

First Presbyterian Church of Ashland will hold its Easter celebration at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 31, at the church at Siskiyou Boulevard and Walker Avenue. An Easter egg hunt will follow the service. Call 541-708-3720.


Unity in Ashland topic: 'Ancient Rites of Spring'

Norma Nakai Burton will speak on "Ancient Rites of Spring — the Resurrection Power of Nature and Our Own Natures" for Unity in Ashland at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, at 185 N. Mountain Ave. Call 541-488-9220.


Church rummage sale set at First United Methodist

The First United Methodist Church will hold its spring rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 4, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, April 5, at the church, located west of the courthouse at 607 W. Main St., Medford. Proceeds will benefit local and out-of-area mission projects. Call 541-772-3691.


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