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Religion Briefs: Friday, Feb. 25

The Havurah Synagogue

The synagogue in Ashland holds online Shabbat services via Zoom Friday evenings and Saturday mornings. At 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 25, Havurah music director Cyrise Beaty Schachter will lead a candle-lighting service with song and prayers. At 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Schacher and her band, the Asiyah Trio, will join with the Aquarian Minyan of Berkeley, California, for an online service of prayer and Torah teachings. For a Zoom link, email ayala@ashlandhavurah.org or call 541-488-7716.

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. 26. A worship service 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. 26, and 6 p.m. Wednesday, March 2. Divine liturgy services will be at 9 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, and 8 a.m. Thursday, March 3. For more information, call 541-690-8822 or see gabriel.church.

Zion Lutheran Church

The church, at 516 W. Fourth St., will hold an in -person service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. Masks are required. For more information, call 541-772-4674.

Medford First Christian Church

The church, at 1900 Crater Lake Ave., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. The service will be livestreamed on the church’s Facebook page. The church holds a weekly Access food pantry from noon to 2 p.m. Mondays, and a free community dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursdays. For more information, call 541-772-8030 or see mfccor.org.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

The church, at 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford, will hold a worship service with communion at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. The 10 a.m. service will be livestreamed on YouTube and Zoom. A men’s pancake supper will be offered at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 1. Theology on Tap will be offered at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 3, at 4 Daughters Irish Pub, 126 W. Main St., Medford. Call 541-773-3111 or see stmarks-medford.org.

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. 27, on the group’s Meetup.com page. A Meaningful Conversations service will be at 4 p.m. Monday, Feb. 28. For more information, call 541-363-7744.

St. Peter Lutheran Church

The church, 1020 E. Main St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. An adult Bible study will follow. An Ash Wednesday service will be at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2. Social distancing and masks are required. Audio recordings of sermons are available at stpeterlutheran-medford.org. For information, call 541-772-4395.

Cornerstone Christian Church

The church, at 608 N. Bartlett St., Medford, will hold in-person worship services at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, and at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 2. The church’s semi-annual Cornerstone Lectures will begin March 5. For more information, see cccm.org.

Grace Lutheran Church

The church, at 660 Frances Lane, Ashland, will hold an in-person and livestreamed worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. Masks and social distancing are required. A Sunday school will begin at 9 a.m. A Women’s Bible study meets at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 1.

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church

The church, at 305 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will hold an in-person worship service with communion at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. On Ash Wednesday, the church will hold an evening prayer service with an imposition of ashes at 5 p.m. Wednesday, March 2. For more information, see standrewsanglican.org.

Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley

The center is meeting online only. The Rev. Kimberly Hawkins will give a sermon titled “The Ultimate Fear-Buster” at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27, via the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley Facebook Page and YouTube channel. Video recordings of past services are available on both platforms. See cslroguevalley.org.

Unity of Medford

The spiritual center, at 540 N. Holly St., Medford, will hold an in-person service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 27. The service will feature a sermon titled “The Great Awakening/New Thought” and a discussion on Michael Beckwith’s contribution to the New Thought movement. The center complies with CDC guidelines. For more information, call 541-415-4918 or see unitymedford.com.

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. 26, 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. Ash Wednesday masses in English will be 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 2, and in Spanish at 12:30 and 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. 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. 27, and mass at 10 a.m. An Ash Wednesday mass will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday, March 2. For more information, call 541-779-4661.