Religion briefs, Feb. 4
Rogue River SDA Church
The church, at 4300 N. River Road, Rogue River, will hold a relaxed “New Year, Great Hope” service at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4. The service will include music and a short message from Pastor Tom Bentley. For more information, see rrsda.com.
Shady Point Seventh-day Adventist Church
The church, at 14611 Highway 62, Eagle Point, will hold Bible studies at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 5. A worship service with a sermon from pastor Tanner Martin will follow at 10:40 a.m. Masks are required. See spadventistchurch.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, Feb. 5, and 6 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9. Divine Liturgy services will be at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, and 8 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 10. For more information, call 541-690-8822 or see gabriel.church.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
The church, at 1440 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford, will hold in-person communion services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. The church’s annual meeting will be held between the services at 9 a.m. A livestream service will be offered at 10 a.m. Sunday on YouTube and Zoom. A women’s Bible study meets at 9 a.m. Saturdays. Call 541-773-3111 or see stmarks-medford.org.
Westminster Presbyterian Church
The church, at 2000 Oakwood Drive, Medford, will hold in-person worship services at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. The service will include a sermon titled “Walking with God into the Newness of Life.” An online service is available at 9 a.m. on the church’s website and Facebook page. For more information, call 541-773-8274 or see wpcmedford.com.
Ascension Lutheran Church
The church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford, will hold an in-person and livestream worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. Sunday school will follow at 10:45 a.m. To make reservations for in-person worship, contact the church office at 541-773-3594. For a link to the livestream, see ascensionlutheran.com.
St. Peter Lutheran Church
The church, 1020 E. Main St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service with holy communion at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 7. An adult Bible study 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.
Zion Lutheran Church
The church, 516 W. Fourth St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. Masks are required. For more information, call 541-772-4674.
Medford Christian Science Church
The church, at 111 Genessee St., Medford, will hold a worship service in-person and via conference call at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. Sunday school is offered for children and youth up to age 20. A conference call testimony meaning will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 9. To call into the conference call, dial 541-249-5855. For more information, see christiansciencemedford.org.
Medford Congregational United Church of Christ
The church, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. The service will be livestreamed on the church’s YouTube channel. Reservations are required to attend in person, and masks are required. To register for in-person worship, see https://signup.com/go/uqZXFtj. For more information, call 541-772-8860 or email email@example.com.
Grace Lutheran Church
The church, at 660 Frances Lane, Ashland, will hold a Bible study at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, followed by a worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday. Masks and social distancing are required. A women’s Bible study will meet at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 8. Call 541-482-1661 or see gracelutheranashland.org.
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
The church, at 95 Cleveland St., Shady Cove, will hold an indoor distance-seating worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 23. The Rev. Laura Sheridan-Campbell will officiate a service of of prayer, scripture readings, sermon, music and holy communion. Masks are required, and available at the door. For more information, call 541-878-2166, email firstname.lastname@example.org or see stmartinshadycove.com.
Medford First United Methodist Church
The church, 607 W. Main St., Medford, will hold a worship service with communion at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. Pastor Ben Devoid will give a sermon titled “Does Your Religion Give You a Greater Capacity to Love?” Child care will be available for kids through second grade, and those attending are asked to wear a mask. For more information, call 541-773-3691, email email@example.com or see medfordumchurch.org.
St. Andrews Anglican Church
The church, at 305 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will hold a worship service with holy communion at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. The parish will hold its annual meeting following the service. For more information or a link to the church’s livestream, see standrewsanglican.org.
First Presbyterian Church Medford
The church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford, will not have an in-person service Sunday, Feb. 6 due to the number of coronavirus cases in Jackson County. Prerecorded worship service videos are available on the church website via YouTube and Vimeo. The church offers bag lunches for the hungry from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. Call 541-779-1711 or see firstpreschurchmedford.com.
Center For Spiritual Living Rogue Valley
The center is meeting online only. The Rev. Kimberly Hawkins will give a sermon titled “Can I See God in Me?” in a service offered at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, on the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley Facebook page and YouTube channel. The Rev. Andy Anderson will provide music. Recordings of past services are also available on the two video platforms. See cslroguevalley.org.
Unity of Medford
The spiritual group, at 540 N. Holly St., Medford, will hold a prayer and meditation service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6. The group is planning a celebration of life service for member Kat Towers at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 12. Call 541-415-4918 or see unitymedford.com.
Bahai’s of Ashland
The Bahai’s of Ashland are meeting online only. A service studying the teachings and writings of Baha'u'llah will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, on the group’s Meetup.com page. A Meaningful Conversations service covering spiritual and social issues will be at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 7. The group is planning spiritual empowerment groups for middle school and high school aged youth. For more information, call 541-363-7744.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
The church, 517 W. 10th St., Medford, offers mass at 8:30 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays, with a rosary at 8 a.m. and divine mercy following mass. Weekend services include confession Saturday, Feb. 5, from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m., a vigil in English at 5:30 p.m. and in Spanish at 7 p.m. Worship services in English are offered at 8:30 a.m. and noon Sunday, 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Spanish and 3:30 p.m. in Latin. For more information, see Facebook.com/sacredheartmedford or Sacredheartmedford.org, call 541-779-4661.
Our Lady of Fatima
The Catholic church, at 56 Williams Lane, Shady Cove, will offer confession from 9:30 to 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 6, and mass at 10 a.m. For more information, call 541-779-4661.