RELIGION BRIEFS, Feb. 6
St. Mark's offers healing service
A healing service will be offered at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 6, at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford.
Holy Eucharist services will be offered at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the church. An adult forum is offered at 9:10 a.m. in the parish hall, where Dawn Wille will speak about her trip to Bhutan and discuss her experiences as a Christian in a Buddhist country. Church school is offered at 10 a.m. Call 541-773-3111 or see www.stmarks-medford.org.
Crab Feed fundraiser set at MCUCC
Tickets are on sale for Medford Congregational United Church of Christ's "All You Can Eat Crab and Shrimp Feast" fundraiser, with seatings at 5 and 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Feb 6-7, at the church, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford.
Ordination candidate Marie Bat'el will give a sermon during the worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the church. A progressive Sunday church school program is offered for elementary and middle school students.
A study of the book "Christianity after Religion," by Diana Butler Bass, co-sponsored with First Presbyterian Church of Medford, is offered at 7 p.m. Mondays at 85 S. Holly St., Medford.
The next meeting for the study of the book "This Changes Everything," by Naomi Klein, will be from 1 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 12, at the church. The study meets second and fourth Thursdays at the church. Call 541-772-8860.
'Pit Stops' topic at Medford First Presbyterian
Pastor Murray Richmond will present "Pit Stops Along the Way" during worship services at 8:30 and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at First Presbyterian Church of Medford, 85 S. Holly St. An informal service is offered at 8:30 a.m., and a traditional service with full choir and pipe organ is offered at 10:30 a.m. Call 541-779-1711 or see www.firstpreschurchmedford.org.
Ascension Lutheran holds annual meeting
Ascension Lutheran Church will hold its worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford. Following the worship service will be the church's annual meeting and potluck luncheon.
A book sale benefiting the SMART reading program will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14, at the church. Call 541-773-3594.
Eckankar focuses on 'Divine Love'
Eckankar will hold a worship service titled "Embraced by Divine Love" at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Ashland Community Center, 59 Winburn Way. A community sing is offered at 10 a.m. prior to the service. Call 541-708-0584.
Annie Dillard quote subject of RVUUF service
Worship associate Diane Werich will present a service "Hard Hats and Life Preservers" at 10:25 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 87 Fourth St., Ashland. The service will draw from an Annie Dillard quote. Religious explorations classes are offered for children and youth. Call 541-482-4755 or see www.rvuuf.org.
Faith Lutheran holds Sunday service
Faith Lutheran Church will hold its worship service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at 1773 S. Columbus Ave., Medford. Call 541-261-1280 or see www.flc-medford.org.
Gypsy Soul performs at Unity
Will Wilkinson will give a presentation titled "What's Your Dream?" during the Unity in Ashland service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at the Havurah, 185 N. Mountain Ave. Gypsy Soul will perform music during the service. Call 541-488-9220 or see www.unityashland.com.
Walsch talks at Center for Spiritual Living
Author Neale Donald Walsch, interim spiritual director for the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley, will give a service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at 3581 Lear Way, Medford. A guided meditation service is offered prior to the service at 10 a.m., and Meredith McFadden will provide music during the service. A children's program is offered during the service.
The center will hold its monthly Heart Resonance Circle at noon following the service.
A spiritual study group will continue its discussion of Book Five of the "Conversations With God" series by Walsch. Books are furnished. See www.cslroguevalley.org.
Butte Creek Baptist holds worship service
Butte Creek Baptist Church will hold its worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at 429 Royal Ave., Eagle Point. Childcare is provided.
An evening Bible study is held at 6:45 p.m. Wednesdays. Call 541-830-4588.
Wheeler talks on 'How to Meet Your Day'
The Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a sermon titled "How to Meet Your Day" at 11 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 8, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford. A children's Sunday school is offered during the service.
A Silent Unity Prayer Service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 11, at the church. A metaphysical Bible discussion will follow at 11:30 a.m.
A Sacred Healing Meditation will be at noon Saturday, Feb. 14, at the church. The service seeks to enhance self-esteem and deepen spiritual connections.
Call 541-772-6902 or see www.unitymedford.org.