Religion briefs

St. Mark's holds annual Men's Choir Day on Sunday

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will hold its annual Men's Choir Day at 9 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at 140 N. Oakdale Ave. Tenors and basses will be encouraged to learn the music for the following 10 a.m. service.

Holy Eucharist will be served at the 8 a.m. service.

The men's breakfast group will resume at 8 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 10. Call 541-773-3111 or see

RVUUF members share their journeys to humanism

"What it Means to be a Humanist" will be the theme for the service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Four members of RVUUF will share stories of their personal journeys to humanism.

Nursery care is provided. Call 541-531-3730.

Sacred healing meditation set at Christ Unity Church

A sacred healing meditation will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 10, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford.

The Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a lesson on "Speak the Word" at 11 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at the church. Guest musician Bridget Wolf will perform.

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

Interdenominational Bible study begins Sept. 12

Community Bible Study, an interdenominational Bible study will begin its 2013-14 class series at 9:15 a.m. Thursdays starting Thursday, Sept. 12, at Eastwood Baptist Church, 675 N. Keene Way Drive, Medford.

The program includes individual study, small group discussion, a lecture and fellowship. Books covered will be Hebrews, Job and Ephesians.

The study offers a nursery for babies up to 24 months of age, children's programs for kids ages 2 through 5, elementary curriculum for students in grades one through eight, and a teen program for those in grades nine through 12. To register call 541-772-6089.

Center for Spiritual Living sets talks on sermon topics

The Rev. Joy-Anne Fournier will speak on requested sermon topics "How to Deal With Judgment," "Being on a Jury," and "Race Consciousness — What it is and How Does it Affect Me?" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Center for Spiritual Living, 3581 Lear Way, Medford.

The ongoing spiritual study group will continue its discussion of "Conversations with God, Book One" from 7 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Books are furnished.

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

Medford Unitarian Universalists to air film

A short documentary film on "Eyes to Burma" will be presented at 3 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 11, at the Masonic Center, 975 N. Phoenix Road. The video features former Ashland resident Fred Stockwell's experience giving aid to Burmese refugees living in a garbage dump in Thailand. See or call 541-499-3704.

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