Religion Briefs: Friday, Nov. 27
Water's Edge Community Church
The church will hold a service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at the Central Medford High School commons, 815 S. Oakdale Ave., Medford. The service will include an Emmaus meal and a discussion of how the story of the Good Samaritan relates today. See www.twecc.com.
Medford Christian Science Church
A sermon titled "Make No Mistake — God Never Made Evil" will be given during a service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Christian Science Church, 100 Windsor Ave., Medford.
The church holds testimony meetings at 7:30 p.m. Wednesdays. See www.christiansciencemedford.com.
Medford First Christian Church
Pastor Mary Jacobs will give a sermon recognizing the first Sunday of Advent titled "Losing Your Way, Finding Your Purpose" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Medford First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), 1900 Crater Lake Ave., Medford. See www.mfccor.org.
Center for Spiritual Living
Rev. Kimberly Hawkins, of Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley, will give a sermon titled "Let's Talk Turkey" at 10:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at the Scottish Rite Center, 3581 Lear Way, Medford. See www.cslroguevalley.org.
Christ Unity Church
Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a sermon titled "Faith: First Sunday of Advent" at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 29, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford.
The church holds a silent Unity prayer service at 11 a.m. Wednesdays. A metaphysical Bible discussion is at 11:30 a.m. Call 541-772-6902 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Zion Lutheran Church
Zion Lutheran Church, 516 W. Fourth St., Medford, will celebrate Vespers at 6 p.m. Wednesdays during Advent starting Dec. 2. Call 541-772-4674.
Ashland Congregational Church
Ashland Congregational Church, 717 Siskiyou Blvd., Ashland, will celebrate the beginning of Advent with the traditional "Hanging of Greens" and tree decorating on Saturday, Dec. 5. As part of his family Christmas tradition, church member Zach Light will lead participants in the search for the "perfect tree." Participants will gather at the church at 10:30 a.m. and be back to the church by 3 p.m. to decorate.