Religion briefs, Jan. 7
Rogue River Adventist Church
The church, 4300 N. River Road, Rogue River, will hold a vespers service at 6 p.m. Friday, Jan. 7. Pastor Tom Bentley will give a sermon titled “New Year, Great Hope.” Call 541-840-1951 or see rrsda.com.
Shady Point Seventh-day Adventist Church
The church, 14611 Highway 62, Eagle Point, will hold a worship service including a sermon with pastor Tanner Martin at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8. Bible studies are offered prior to the service at 9:30 a.m. Masks are required. See spadventistchurch.com.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
The church, 517 W. 10th St., Medford, will hold Baptism of the Lord services this weekend that starts with a vigil in English at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, and in Spanish at 7 p.m. Worship services Sunday, Jan. 9, are offered in English at 8:30 a.m. and noon, in Spanish at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. and in Latin at 3:30 p.m. Confession is offered from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. Sunday. The church offers mass services at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Friday, with a rosary prior to the service. For more information, contact the church office at 541-779-4661, see sacredheartmedford.org or facebook.com/sacredheartmedford.
Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church
The church, 56 Williams Lane, Shady Cove, will offer confession from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, followed by mass at 10 a.m. For more information, contact the Sacred Heart Catholic Church office at 541-779-4661.
Unity of Medford
The spiritual center, 540 N. Holly St., Medford, will hold a drum circle at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, and a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9. The center’s New Thought Coalition and members of the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley will give a presentation during the Sunday service, and Julie Wright will provide music. For more information, call 541-415-4918 or see unitymedford.com.
Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church
The church, at the Shoppes at Exit 24, 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite Z, Phoenix, will hold vespers services at 6 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 8, and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 12. A divine liturgy service is offered at 9 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9, which will be followed by a Greater Blessing Water service at Upper Lithia Park. Another liturgy service is offered at 8 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 13. For more information, call 541-690-8822 or see gabriel.church.
Westminster Presbyterian Church
The church, 2000 Oakwood Drive, Medford, will hold in-person worship services at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9. Online services are livestreamed at 9 a.m. Sundays on the church’s Facebook page and at wpcmedford.com. For more information, call 541-773-8274.
Ascension Lutheran Church
The church, 675 Black Oak Drive, will hold an in-person and livestream worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9. Sunday school will follow at 10:40 a.m. To make a reservation for in-person worship, call the church at 541-773-3594. For a link the livestream, 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, Jan. 9. An adult Bible study class will follow. Social distancing and masks are required. Audio recordings of sermons are available at stpeterlutheran-medford.org. For more information, call 541-772-4395.
Grace Lutheran Church
The church, 660 Frances Lane, Ashland, will hold livestream and in-person worship services at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9. Pastor Josh Heimbuck will give the homily, and a coffee fellowship will follow the service. Masks and social distancing are required. Call 541-482-1661 or see gracelutheranashland.org.
Medford First Christian Church
The church, 1900 Crater Lake Ave., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9. The service will be livestreamed on the church Facebook page. The church opens its Access food pantry from noon to 2 p.m. Mondays, and offers a free community dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call 541-772-8030 or see mfccor.org.
St. Andrews Anglican Church
The church, 305 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will hold an in-person and livestream morning prayer service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9. For a link to the livestream, see standrewsanglican.org.
First Presbyterian Church Medford
The church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford, will hold a service in its sanctuary at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 9. Masks are required. The church offers bag lunches for the hungry from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. Video services and more information is available at firstpreschurchmedford.com or by calling 541-779-1711.