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Religion Briefs

Men's breakfast and services at St. Mark's

The men of St. Mark's Epsicopal Church will meet for breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at the church parish hall, 140 N. Oakdale Ave.

The church will observe stewardship month with Consecration Sunday services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12. The services will feature personal testimonies. Instead of a 9:10 a.m. adult forum, parishioners will donate diaper bags filled with gifts to be given to high-risk families. Call 541-773-3111 or see www.stmarks-medford.org.

Mormon documentary at Tinseltown Friday

The documentary "Meet the Mormons," rated PG, will show at 11 a.m., 1:15, 3:30, 5:45, 8 and 10:15 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, at Cinemark Tinseltown, 651 Medford Center, Medford. The film tells the stories of six members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. Net proceeds will be donated to the American Red Cross. For ticket prices, call 541-621-7924.


Sculpture unveiling at Set Free

Set Free Christian Fellowship will hold an unveiling ceremony for the new sculpture at 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, outside its ministry center at 1032 W. Main St., Medford. The 10-foot sculpture, titled "The Invitation," is the work of Southern Oregon artist Rex Morningstar.

A worship service will precede the ceremony at 11 a.m. Call 541-773-4004.

Christ Unity Church events

A sacred healing meditation service will be held at noon Saturday, Oct. 11, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford.

Rev. Rob Wheeler will lead a service titled "Spirit has a Plan" at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at the church.

A healing from the heart service will be offered at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the church. The service seeks to improve relaxation to help with physical ailments.

A silent Unity prayer service is offered 11 a.m. Wednesdays at the church. A metaphysical bible discussion is offered at 11:30 a.m. Wednesdays. Call 541-772-6902 or see www.unitymedford.org.

Zion Lutheran potluck

Zion Lutheran Church will hold a worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at the church located at 516 W. Fourth St., Medford. Following the service the church will welcome new members with a harvest potluck.  Call 541-772-4674.

Services at MCUCC

Medford Congregational United Church of Christ will hold its fall rummage sale from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 10, and 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, at 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford.

The second in a two-part sermon about the book "Active Hope: How to Face the Mess We're in Without Going Crazy," by Joanna Macy and Chris Johnstone, will be at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12. A Sunday church school program will be offered for elementary and middle school students during the service.

A "Living the Questions" adult study program is offered at 7 p.m. Mondays and 11 a.m. Tuesdays at the church. Email caren@medforducc.org.

A book study group about "Active Hope" will begin at 1 p.m. Thursdays starting Oct. 16, at Limestone Coffee, 217 E. Main St., Medford. Call 541-772-8860.

Jazz worship service

The Midiri Brothers and clarinetist Bob Draga will perform a jazz worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at First Presbyterian Church of Medford, 85 S. Holly St., Medford. The musicians are in town for the annual Southern Oregon Music Festival. A more traditional worship service will be offered at 9 a.m. Sunday. See www.firstpreschurchmedford.com.

RVUUF celebrates pride

In recognition of SOPride weekend and National Coming Out Day, Rev. Nan White will give a service titled "Home for Everyone" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. Religious explorations classes are available for children. Call 541-482-4755 or see www.rvuuf.org.

Center for Spiritual Living services

Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley interim spiritual director Neale Donald Walsch will give a sermon titled "The World Can Make No Sense to Your Mind" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at 3581 Lear Way, Medford. Kathy Kali will provide music during the service. A children's program will be held during the service.

Kali will teach a prosperity class at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Cost is $20 per class.

A spiritual study group will continue its discussion of book three of the "Conversations with God" series by Walsch at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays. See www.cslroguevalley.org.

Service at Butte Creek Baptist

A worship service begins at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Butte Creek Baptist Church, 429 N. Royal Ave., Eagle Point. A Bible study runs from 6:45 to 8 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 541-840-4588.


Healthful cooking class

Health educator Josie Wilmoth will lead a free vegan cooking class at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at Valley View Seventh-day Adventist Church, 3677 S. Stage Road, Medford. The class will include holiday recipes, diabetic-friendly options and dairy-free food replacements. Dr. Philip Paden of Paden Eye Care will give a presentation. Call 541-773-6097 or see www.vvsda.org.

Medford UU meeting

Former Iowa State professor Jane Valier will present a program titled "Unitarian Universalism and Transcendentalism, What's the Difference?" at the Medford Unitarian Universalists meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, at the Medford Senior Center, 510 E. Main St. A social time follows the service. Call 541-899-1026.

Divorce Recovery Workshop

Pastor and counselor Bill Gallagher will hold a divorce recovery workshop from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23, 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 24, and 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, at the Fireside Room at Trail Christian Fellowship, 18881 Highway 62, Eagle Point.

The program is geared for those who have been divorced or who are currently going through a divorce or separation. Topics will include handling the loss of the marriage, dealing with an ex-spouse, how to help children cope, how to forgive, discussion and Q&A sessions. Cost is $25 and includes materials, snacks and a continental breakfast and lunch on Saturday. Child care is offered for those who register in advance. Call 541-878-3501 or see www.trail.org.