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Rogue River SDA Church

The church, 4300 N. River Road, Rogue River, will hold a four-part vespers series titled “Deepen Relationships, Develop Disciples” at 6 p.m. Fridays at the church starting Oct. 8. The service includes fellowship, special music and a message from pastor Tom Bentley. Call 541-582-1262 with questions. Find recordings of past services at rrsda.com.

Havurah Synagogue

The synagogue in Ashland will hold online Shabbat services beginning Friday evening. Rabbi David Zaslow will join storyteller Debra Zaslow to welcome Shabbat at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 8, with a service offered via Zoom that will include candle lighting, songs, prayers and a story that celebrate the creation story and the story of Noah. At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, Rabbi Zaslow will lead a Torah service on similar themes. For the Zoom link, email ayala@ashlandhavurah.org, watch the livestream at facebook.com/HavurahSynagogue and for more information, call 541-488-7716.

Shady Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church

The church, 14611 Highway 62, Eagle Point, will hold “New Beginners” and “Advanced” Bible studies at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 8. A worship service begins at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, with a fellowship luncheon afterward. Masks are required inside the sanctuary. For more information, see spadventistchurch.com.

Unity Church of Medford

The church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford, will hold a drum circle at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, and an in-person worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday featuring guest speaker Jean Hanna. Hanna’s presentation will focus on how to use a form of meditation to manifest intentions. Call 541-415-4918 or see unityofmedford.org.

Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church

The church, at the Shoppes at Exit 24, 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite Z, Phoenix, will hold a vespers service at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, and a divine liturgy service at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10. For more information, call 541-690-8822 or visit gabriel.church.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

The church, 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford, will hold in-person communion services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10. The 10 a.m. service will be livestreamed via YouTube and Zoom. A women’s Bible study is held at 9 a.m. Saturdays via Zoom. The church opens its food pantry at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Call 541-773-3111 or see stmarks-medford.org.

Westminster Presbyterian Church

The church, 2000 Oakwood Drive, Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, and outdoors at 10:45 Sunday. The church livestreams its 9 a.m. service at wpcmedford.com and via its Facebook page. For more information, call 541-773-8247.

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church

The church, 95 Cleveland St., Shady Cove, will hold in-person worship services with a service by the Rev. Laura Sheridan-Campbell and holy communion at 9 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10. Masks are required. For more information, call 541-878-2166, email stmshadycove@gmail.com or see stmartinshdycove.org.

Ascension Lutheran Church

The church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, followed by Sunday school at 10:45 a.m. The service will be livestreamed on the church website, and asks those attending in-person to contact the church office for reservations. For more information, call 541-773-3594 or see ascensionlutheran.com.

St. Peter Lutheran Church

The church, 1020 E. Main St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10. An adult Bible study class will follow. Social distancing and masks are required. Audio recordings of sermons are available on the church website. For more information, call 541-772-4395 or visit stpeterlutheran-medford.org.

Zion Lutheran Church

The church, 516 W. Fourth St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10. Masks are required inside the church. For more information, call 541-772-4674.

Grace Lutheran Church

The church, 660 Frances Lane, Ashland, will hold an in-person worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, followed by a voters meeting. The service will be livestreamed via Zoom. Masks are required. For more information, call 541-482-1661 or see gracelutheranashland.org.

Medford Congregational United Church of Christ

The church, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford, will hold a livestreamed service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, on the Medford UCC YouTube channel. Call 541-772-8860.

Medford First United Methodist Church

The church, 607 W. Main St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, featuring guest guest pastor Richenda Fairhurst and a sermon titled “Seek the Good.” Child care for kids through second grade is available, and masks are required. The church opens its food pantry from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesdays. Call the church at 541-773-3691, email churchoffice@medfordumchurch.org or see medfordumchurch.org.

St. Andrews Anglican Church

The church, 305 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will hold a morning prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10. Music will be provided by church organist Robin Stroh. For more information, see standrewsanglican.org.

Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley

The center is meeting online. The Rev. Kimberly Hawkins will give a sermon titled “Walk on Water Faith” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, via the center’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. For more information, see cslroguevalley.org.

First Presbyterian Church Medford

The church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, in the church sanctuary. Masks are required. Recorded video services are available on the church website. The church offers free bag lunches from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. Call 541-779-1711 or see firstpreschurchmedford.com.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

The church, 517 W. 10th St., Medford, offers Mass at 8:30 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays, preceded by a Rosary at 8 a.m. and Divine Mercy following Mass. An English language vigil is offered at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Reconciliation is from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. Saturday, and a Spanish language vigil is at 7 p.m. Saturday. English language services are offered at 8:30 a.m. and noon Sundays, Spanish language worship is 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 Sundays, a Latin Mass is at 3:30 p.m. Masks are required. See sacredheartmedford.org or Facebook.com/sacredheartmedford.