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Family Life Conference

Lighthouse Family Worship Center, 3500 Arrowhead Drive, Medford, will offer a Family Life Conference from Friday to Sunday, Oct. 31-Nov. 2. Friday events will include a harvest party for kids from 5 to 7 p.m., and children are encouraged to come dressed as a Bible characters to earn raffle tickets. An evening service will be offered from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday events will include sessions for married couples, singles and children's activities from 11 a.m. to 2:15 p.m., with a complimentary lunch from 12:15 to 1 p.m. The conference will conclude Sunday with a service for all at 10:30 a.m. Call 541-778-1255.

Harvest Festival

First Presbyterian Church of Jacksonville, 425 Middle St., will hold its 21st annual Harvest Festival from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Events will include carnival games, candy and prizes. The church asks that no occult theme costumes be worn. Admission is a donation of nonperishable food items. Call 541-899-1287 or see www.jvillepres.org.

Costume Festival in Ashland

The Center for Spiritual Living will host a Harvest Costume Festival at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31, at The Haven, 1970 Ashland St., Ashland

Neale Donald Walsch will give a service called "If God is not a Big Male Being in the Sky, Then What is God?" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the center, 3581 Lear Way, Medford. A children's program will be offered during the service.

A spiritual study group meets at 6:30 p.m. Wednesdays to discuss book three of the "Conversations With God" series by Walsch. Books are furnished. See www.cslroguevalley.org.

Indoor Harvest Faire

Abundant Life Christian Fellowship, 25 N. Holly St., Medford, will hold an Indoor Harvest Faire at 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 31. Events will include face painting, puppet shows, bag decoration, a photo booth, a fishing booth, bean bag toss and candy. Call 541-500-1271 or email alcf.medford@gmail.com.

Spiritual workshop explores abundance

Rev. Ruth Kirby will lead a spiritual workshop "Harvesting Our Abundance" from 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 1, at the Headwaters Building, 84 Fourth St., Ashland. Cost is $25. Call 541-292-3821 or email info@ashlandcsl.com.

All Saints Day at St. Mark's

St. Mark's Episcopal Church will celebrate All Saints Day at services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the church, 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford. Both services will include remembrances of loved ones. The church will also commemorate New Consecration Sunday, and a luncheon will follow the service at 11:30 a.m. at Hafer House, 426 W. Sixth St., Medford. Seats can be reserved by calling 541-773-3111. See www.stmarks-medford.org.

Services at First Presbyterian in Ashland

Interim minister Rev. Kathy Keener will give a sermon "Remember Our Efforts and Hard Works" at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at the church, 1615 Clark Ave. Call 541-482-3536 or email presbyashland@yahoo.com.

Medford Presbyterian services

Pastor Murray Richmond will give a sermon titled "Dare to Dream" at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 31, at First Presbyterian Church of Medford, 85 S. Holly St. An informal contemporary service is offered at 8:30 a.m., and the traditional service with choir and pipe organ performances is offered at 10:30 a.m. Call 541-779-1711 or email www.firstpreschurchmedford.com.

Services at Grace Bible Church

Grace Bible Church, 303 E. Main St., Talent, will begin offering two Sunday services, at 9:15 and 11 a.m., beginning Nov. 2. Child care, Sunday school and the church's disability ministry class are offered during the 11 a.m. service. Call 541-951-9901 or see www.gracebiblechurch.net.

Series on Meister Eckhart

Rev. Kurt Katzmar will begin a four-week sermon series on the life and teachings of 14th-century mystic Meister Eckhart at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St.

A book study group meets to discuss the book "Active Hope" at 1 p.m. Thursdays at the Round Table Tea Room, 406 E. Main St. For information about the study group, email caren@medforducc.org or call 541-772-8860.

RVUUF explores gratitude

Rev. Nan White will give a service titled "What They Dreamed Be Ours To Do" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St. The service will also recognize the Day of the Dead, and congregants are encouraged to bring a photo or memento of a person or pet who has passed. Call 541-482-4755 or see www.rvuuf.org.

Services at Christ Unity

Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a sermon titled "Make an Adjustment" at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford. Children's Sunday school is available during the service.

A Healing from the Heart service meets at 7 p.m. Tuesdays at the church.

A Silent Unity Prayer Service is offered at 11 a.m. Wednesdays. A metaphysical Bible discussion follows at 11:30 a.m.

A Sacred Healing Meditation service will be offered at noon, Saturday, Nov. 8. Call 541-772-6902 or see www.unitymedford.org.

Butte Creek Baptist services

Butte Creek Baptist Church will hold a worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, at 429 N. Royal Ave., Eagle Point.

An evening Bible study is offered at 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 541-830-4588.