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Religion briefs

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church

The church in Shady Cove will hold a worship service via conference call at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. To join in, call the Rev. Laura Sheridan-Campbell at 541-878-2166 or email stmshadycove@gmail.com. For any last minute updates and changes, see stmartinshadycove.org.

Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley

The center is temporarily closed due to the recent surge in coronavirus cases. The Rev. Kimberly Hawkins will give a sermon titled “Wind the Clock” in an online service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, that will be live-streamed on the Center for Spiritual Living Rogue Valley Facebook page and YouTube channel. For more information, see cslroguevalley.org.

Havurah Synagogue

Registration is open for the Havurah Synagogue’s virtual High Holy Days services. Rabbi David Zaslow and Cyrise Beatty Schachter will lead services of teachings, song, chants, poetry and stories from the Havurah sanctuary, beginning with a Rosh HaShanah service at 7 p.m. Monday, Sept. 6, which will be live-streamed on Zoom. For a list of services, see havurahshirhadash.org/high-holy-days-2021-5782/. For more information, call 541-488-7716 or email office@ashlandhavurah.org.

Unity of Medford

The church, at 540 N. Holly St., is temporarily closed due to the high rates of COVID-19 in Southern Oregon. The organization will hold online World Day of Prayer services at 11 a.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Sept. 8-9, through the Medford Unity page on Meetup.com. Video recordings of past services are on the Unity of Medford YouTube channel. Call 541-415-4918.

Rogue River Seventh-day Adventist Christian Church

Pastor Tom Bentley will lead a fall “Getting Closer to God” series at 6 p.m. Friday, at 4300 N. River Road, in Rogue River. For past presentations, see rrsda.com or call 541-582-1262.

Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church

The church at the Shoppes at Exit 24, 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite Z, in Phoenix, will hold vespers services at 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 4, and 6 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 7. Divine Liturgy services will be at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, and a celebration of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary will be held at 8 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8. For more information, call 541-690-8822 or see www.gabriel.church.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

The church, at 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford, will hold in-person communion services at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. The 10 a.m. service will be live-streamed via the church’s YouTube channel and Facebook page. The church will hold a food pantry and COVID-19 vaccination event at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 8. For more information, call 541-773-3111 or see stmarks-medford.org.

Westminster Presbyterian Church

The church, at 2000 Oakwood Drive, Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. There will be no outdoor service this week. The service will be live-streamed on the church’s Facebook page and on its website at wpcmedford.com. For more information, call 541-773-8274.

Ascension Lutheran Church

The church, at 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford, will hold an in-person and live-stream worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. Reservations are needed for in-person worship. For the live-stream link, see ascensionlutheran.com. For in-person reservations, call 541-773-3594.

St. Peter Lutheran Church

The church, at 1020 E. Main St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service with communion at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5, with social distancing and masks required. An adult Bible class will follow. Audio sermons are available at stpeterlutheran-medford.com. For information, call 541-772-4395.

Grace Lutheran Church

The church, at 660 Frances Lane, Ashland, will hold a live-streamed and in-person worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. Masks are required, and a coffee fellowship will follow the service. See gracelutheranashland.org or call 541-482-1661.

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church

The church, at 305 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will hold a holy communion service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. Organist Robin Stroh will provide music during the service. A time of fellowship and refreshments will follow the service. See standrewsanglican.org.

First Presbyterian Church Medford

The church, at 85 S. Holly St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 5. Masks are required. Prerecorded services are available at firstpreschurchmedford.com. The church offers free bag lunches from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. Call 541-779-1711.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

The church, 517 W. 10th St., Medford, offers Mass at 8:30 a.m. Mondays through Saturdays, preceded by a Rosary at 8 a.m. and Divine Mercy following Mass. An English language vigil is offered at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Reconciliation is from 3:30 to 5:15 p.m. Saturday, and a Spanish language vigil is at 7 p.m. Saturday. English language services are offered at 8:30 a.m. and noon Sundays, Spanish language worship is 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 Sundays, a Latin Mass is at 3:30 p.m. Masks are required. See sacredheartmedford.org or Facebook.com/sacrdheartmedford.