Medford Congregational United Church of Christ

At 7 p.m. Friday, May 19, the Pomona College Glee Club will present a free concert at Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford.

The Rev. Laura Lee Kent will preach at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 21. Church school and nursery care are offered for children in grades 4 and younger. Evening prayer services are held at 6 p.m. Wednesdays. Tai chi classes are held at 11:15 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. For information, call 541-772-8860.

Faith Lutheran Church, Medford

Faith Lutheran Church, 1773 S. Columbus Ave., Medford, will hold a special-needs worship service at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 20. Call Pastor Matthew Crick at 541-261-1280 or see

Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church

Great Vespers will be celebrated at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 20, at Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church, in the Shoppes at Exit 24, 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite Z. At 8 a.m. Sunday, May 21, Matins will precede the 9:30 a.m. Divine Liturgy. A potluck meal will be shared following the services. At 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 24, a vigil will be served to prepare for Holy Ascension. At 7:40 a.m. Thursday, May 25, Prayers of the Hours precede Divine Liturgy at 8 a.m. For information, call Father Andreas Blom at 541-690-8822.

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church

Services at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, 95 Cleveland, Shady Cove, start at 10 a.m. Sunday, May 21, with Rev. Tom Buechele officiating.

First Presbyterian Church, Medford

Pastor Murray Richmond will speak at both the 8:30 a.m. informal service and 10:30 a.m. traditional service at First Presbyterian Church, 85 S. Holly St., in Medford. For information, call 541-779-1711.

Christ Unity Church, Medford

The Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a lesson titled "You and Your World are One" at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford. Silent Unity prayer service is at 11 a.m. Wednesdays followed by a metaphysical Bible discussion at 11:30 a.m. For information, call 541-772-6902 or see

St. Mark's Episcopal Church

Holy Eucharist will be celebrated at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford. At 9:10 a.m. an adult forum will present the second in a series on "Gather, Transform, Send." The church's Lenten project gathered $447, which was matched by the Outreach Commission to donate $1,000 to Rogue Retreat to benefit Hope Village, small homes for the homeless in north Medford. Call 541-773-3111 or see

Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley

The Rev. Kimberly Hawkins will talk at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, May 21, about the importance of unplugging and taking time away in order to re-evaluate and redefine goals in life, at Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley, at The Scottish Rites Center, 3581 Lear Way, Medford. Music will be performed by Kathy Kali and Bridget Wolf. Pre-service candlelight meditation begins at 10 a.m. Youth and Teen programs start at 10:30 a.m. See

Ascension Lutheran Church

Ascension Lutheran Church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford, is celebrating its 60th anniversary Sunday, May 21. A hymn has been commissioned for the church and will be included during worship, which begins at 9:30 a.m. A barbecue will follow. Children can enjoy the Balloon Man and a bounce house. For information, call 541-773-3594 or see

Trinity Episcopal Church, Ashland

Celtic Evensong and communion service will be offered at 7 p.m, Sunday, May 21, at Trinity Episcopal Church, 44 N. Second St., Ashland. For information, call 541 201-3418.

Zion Lutheran Church

Worship will begin at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at Zion Lutheran Church, 516 W. Fourth St., Medford. Adult Bible study is at 8:15 a.m., and Sunday school starts at 10:45 a.m. A healing prayer service is held at 11 a.m. Wednesdays, and Bible study is at 9 a.m. Thursdays. For information, call 541-772-4674.

Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship

The Rev. Nan L. White will lead the annual Flower Communion at 10:25 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Participants will bring a flower to exchange. Religious explorations classes are available for children. Coffee and snacks follow the service. For information, call 541-482-4755 or visit

Beacon Baptist Church, Central Point

Dale Cohen of Little Rock, Arkansas, will conduct services at Beacon Baptist Church, 320 W. Pine St., Central Point, May 29 through June 4, talking about the Hebrew Roots of Christianity. A special service Tuesday evening will focus on Shavuot, the festival of Pentecost. For information, call 541-261-4837 or email