Religion briefs

Lenten Services scheduled at Trinity Episcopal Church

Trinity Episcopal Church will hold Lenten Holy Eucharist services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, March 30, at 44 N. Second St., Ashland. An evening prayer and candlelight service from the Book of Common Prayer will be at 5 p.m. Sunday. Call 541-201-3418 or see

MCUCC service includes sermon on spiritual gifts

Rev. Kurt Katzmar will lead a sermon on spiritual gifts at 10 a.m. Sunday, March 30, at Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St. Following the service, the church's Green Ministry Team will show the documentary film "Chasing Ice" at 11:30 a.m.

The church will continue its weekly "Living the Questions 2.0" study sessions at 7 p.m. Mondays and 11 a.m. Tuesdays until Easter. Call 541-772-8860.

Unity in Ashland hosts talk by Cyrise Beaty Schachter

Cyrise Beaty Schachter will give a talk on "Blessing of the Narrow Places, a Passover Preparation" for Unity in Ashland at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 30, at the Havurah, 185 N. Mountain Ave. Call 541-488-9220.

Author gives talk at the Center for Spiritual Living

Author Neale Donald Walsch will give a talk at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 30, at the Center for Spiritual Living, 3581 Lear Way, Medford. A children's program will be held during the service.

The center is seeking volunteers for its community outreach program for homeless youth and young adults. Call 541-941-1582 to participate.

A spiritual study group will continue its discussion of book three of the "Conversations with God" series by Walsch at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. See

'I Am the Flow' is the title of talk at Christ Unity Church

Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a talk titled "I Am the Flow" at 11 a.m. Sunday, March 30, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford.

A Healing from the Heart service is offered at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the church. The service seeks to improve relaxation to help the body heal.

A Silent Unity Prayer Service is offered at 11 a.m. Wednesdays. A metaphysical bible discussion is offered at 11:30 a.m. Call 541-772-6902 or see

Jerusalem Center Church holds services on Sunday

The Jerusalem Center Church holds worship services at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Sundays at 6 Mace Road, Medford.

A prayer support group meets at 11 a.m and 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the church. A youth and family support group meets at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Thursdays at the church.

The church will hold its monthly women's luncheon at noon Saturday, March 29, at the church. Call 541-840-7711 or see

Christian author speaks at Trail Christian Fellowship

Horse rescuer and author Kim Meeder will speak about her life and the role her faith played in healing after personal tragedy, from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 5, at Trail Christian Fellowship, 18881 Highway 62, Eagle Point. Meeder is co-founder of Crystal Peaks Youth Ranch, an organization that serves youth and horses.

The presentation is appropriate for high school age and older. Admission is free, and donations will be accepted. Child care for children nursery age to third grade will be available during the service. RSVP at 541-878-3501. See

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Children of the World Choir at Trail Christian Fellowship

Children from Nepal, Uganda and the Philippines will perform in an evening of music, dance and creative media at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 9, at Trail Christian Fellowship, 18881 Highway 62, Eagle Point.

Child care will be offered for children 4 and younger. Admission is free, and donations will be accepted for Operation Baby Rescue in Guatemala. Call 541-878-3501 or see

Casino Mitzvah fundraiser set for April 12 in Ashland

Temple Emek Shalom will hold its Casino Mitzvah fundraiser from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. Saturday, April 12, at 1800 E. Main St., Ashland. Events will include blackjack, roulette, craps, poker and bingo hosted by professional dealers, with prizes, a live auction, hors d'oeuvres, desserts and beverages. Child care is available with advance registration. Tickets cost $50. Call 541-488-2909 or see

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