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Center for Spiritual Living schedules book signing

The Rev. Joy-Anne Fournier will give a sermon titled "Man of Steel" at the 10:30 a.m. service on Sunday, July 21, at the Center for Spiritual Living, 3581 Lear Way, Medford. A children's program will be held during the service. Deborah Perdue, who created a gratitude journal, and the journal's illustrator, Tara Thelen, from Holland, will hold a book signing following the service.

The study of "Conversations with God, Book One" by Neale Donald Walsch will continue from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 24. Call 541-734-8581 for information, directions or a confidential prayer request.

Spaghetti feed fundraiser supports kids' camp

Shady Cove Assembly of God will have a spaghetti feed fundraiser at 6 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the Walker Center, 20462 Sawyer Road, Shady Cove.

Cost is $6 per dinner, and a pie auction will follow. Proceeds from the event will support an Aug. 19 kids' camp. Call 541-621-9737.

First Presbyterian, Central Point holds free concert

The band City of Refuge, featuring singer-songwriter Sylvia Higgison, will perform a free concert at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at First Presbyterian Church of Central Point, 456 W. Pine St. Donations will be accepted.

Free ice cream will be served prior to the concert from 6 to 6:30 p.m. Call 541-951-4967.

St. Mark's adapts liturgy from New Zealand

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will adapt liturgy from a New Zealand prayer book during its services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, July 21, at the church, 140 N. Oakdale St. A dedication of a tabernacle for holy oils will be held at the 10 a.m. service. Call 541-773-3111 or see

MCUCC offerings benefit the Maslow Project

Medford Congregational United Church of Christ's third Sunday mission offering will benefit the Maslow Project, whose mission is to help homeless children. The offering will be part of the 10 a.m. service on Sunday, July 21, at 1801 E. Jackson St. Call 541-772-8860.

Christ Unity Churchholds Bible discussion

The Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a lesson on "Choose this Day" at 11 a.m. Sunday, July 21, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St.

A silent Unity prayer service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, and a metaphysical bible discussion will follow at 11:30 a.m. Call 541-772-6902 or see

Jacksonville Presbyterian screens film 'Home Run'

Jacksonville Presbyterian Church will screen the Christian film "Home Run," rated PG-13, at 7 p.m. Friday, July 26, at 425 Middle St., Jacksonville.

Admission is free, and donations will be accepted. Call 541-899-1287.

First Baptist of Phoenix holds free rib dinner

First Baptist Church of Phoenix will hold a free dinner of ribs and summer side dishes at 6 p.m. Friday, July 19, at the church, 4655 S. Pacific Highway. Following the dinner will be a showing of the Christian film "The Ride."

A youth game day will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, July 20, at the church. The event will include games, pizza, ice cream and a devotional. Call 541-512-1881 or see

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