Members of the Medford Congregational United Church of Christ will march in the Southern Oregon Pride parade that starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, in Ashland.
Worship services will begin with contemplative prayer at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the church 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford. Worship services and children's school will start at 10 a.m.
Paster Kurt Katzmar, Gary Brewer and Barbara Haddon will lead an adult study on "Celtic Christianity" on Mondays from Oct. 14 through Nov. 11. Call 541-772-8860.
A sacred healing meditation will be held at noon Saturday, Oct. 12, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford.
Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a service on "Steady Progress" at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the church.
A silent unity prayer service will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 16, followed by a metaphysical Bible discussion at 11:30 a.m. Call 541-772-6902 or see www.unitymedford.org.
Rivergate Church will host Rebecca Bender, a leader in the movement to end sex trafficking, at its service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at 188 Garfield St., Ashland. Bender is author of a faith-based workbook for survivors called "Roadmap for Redemption." Call 541-326-2378.
The Center for Spiritual Living will host guest speaker Rev. Jim Hatton in a sermon on "A Master's View of Love" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at 3581 Lear Way, Medford. Following services, author Audra Kenyon will sign copies of her book, "Healing the Mind's Lie."
An ongoing spiritual study group will discuss book two of "Conversations with God" by Neale Donald Walsch from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the center. Books are provided. A free-will offering will be taken.
For information, directions or a confidential prayer request, call 541-734-8581.
Rev. Norma Nakai Burton will celebrate gay pride at the Unity in Ashland service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Havurah, 185 N. Mountain Ave. Jane Sterling and Jacquelene Ambrose will provide music. Call 541-488-9220 or see www.unityashland.com.
Rev. Leslie Becknell Marx will speak on the importance of progressive religious voices in her sermon "The Hope and Promise of Unitarian Universalism" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. A religious exploration program is offered for children. Call 541-482-4755.
Ashland fellowship member Louise Pare will lead a program, "Moonrise: Global Women Leading From the Heart," at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the Masonic Center, 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Call 541-899-1026.
First Baptist Church of Phoenix plans a pair of events Friday and Saturday, Oct. 18-19.
The church at 4655 S. Pacific Highway will host dinner and a movie at 6 p.m. Friday. A free spaghetti dinner will be served at 6 p.m., then at 7 p.m. the film "A Vow to Cherish" will be shown.
Teen game day will welcome kids ages 10 to 18 for games, pizza, dessert, music and a devotional from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. For details about the teen event or a ride, call 541-512-1616 or 541-301-1730.
For information, call 541-512-1881 or see www.firstbaptistchurchofphoenix.com.
An evening of country gospel music, "The Gospel in Song with Art Friesen," will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, at the Presbyterian Church, 456 W. Pine St., Central Point. Call 541-779-7777.
An all-congregation work party will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 12, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford. Participants are encouraged to bring paint brushes and trowels. A monthly men's breakfast will be held before the work party at 8 a.m. at the church. Lunch will be provided at noon.
Worship services will be held at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at the church. An adult forum will be held at 9:10 a.m. on "What Is the Gospel?" Call 541-773-3111 or see www.stmarks-medford.org