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All Saints Day celebration is today at St. Mark's

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will celebrate All Saints Day during its service at 11 a.m. today, at 140 N. Oakdale Ave.

The church will celebrate All Souls Day with a memorial for Sara Rockwell at 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the church.

All Saints Sunday will be celebrated at the 8 and 10 a.m. services Sunday at the church. People are encouraged to bring mementos of loved ones to be placed on the altar during the service. Call 541-773-3111 or see

Cornerstone Christian Church holds lecture series

As part of a Cornerstone Christian Church lecture series, Carl Trueman will give a workshop on "The Enemy Within" from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at the church, 608 N. Bartlett St.

Trueman is departmental chair of church history at Westminster Theological Seminary in Philadelphia. The event costs $30, and includes a continental breakfast, lunch and refreshments. Preregister at or call 541-773-8163.

First Presbyterian sets All Saints Day service Sunday

First Presbyterian Church of Ashland will commemorate All Saints Day during its services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at 1615 Clark Ave., Ashland. The service is an opportunity to give thanks to those who have gone before. Call 541-482-3536.

Christ Unity Church gives lesson on Christian life

Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a lesson on "Christian or Christ Life" at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford.

A sacred healing meditation will be held at noon Saturday, Nov. 9, at the church. The meditation is meant to deepen awareness of spiritual connections.

A silent unity prayer service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6, at the church. A metaphysical bible discussion will follow at 11:30 a.m. Call 541-772-6902 or see

Center for Spiritual Living presents guest speaker

Rev. Jim Hatton will be the guest speaker for the service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Center for Spiritual Living, 3851 Lear Way, Medford.

An ongoing spiritual study group will discuss "Conversations with God, Book Two" from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 6. Books will be furnished. Call 541-734-8581.

RVUUF donates to Ashland Emergency Food Bank

Rev. Leslie Becknell Marx will give a sermon titled "Grace-Full Openings" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Ashland Emergency Food Bank will be the recipient of the Sunday offering.

Call 541-482-4755 or see

Rev. Gary Layman is speaker at Unity in Ashland

Rev. Gary Layman will be the guest speaker for Unity in Ashland at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 3, at the Havurah, 185 N. Mountain Ave. Call 541-488-9220.

Dinner, dance fundraiser slated at Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Catholic Church will hold a dinner and dance fundraiser from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 2, at 517 W. 10th St., Medford. The event will include an autumn dinner. Proceeds will go toward a new sound system for the church. Tickets cost $15; $10 for children. Call 541-779-4661.

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