Religion briefs, Nov. 26
Grace Lutheran Church
Grace Lutheran Church, 660 Frances Lane, Ashland, will hold an in- person worship service and livestream at 10 a.m. Sunday Nov. 28. Physical distance and masks required. Christmas tree decorating will follow the service with refreshments. Visit gracelutheranashland.org. for more information or call 541-482-1661.
Rogue River SDA Church
The church, 4300 N. River Road, Rogue River, will hold the third installment of a three-part vespers series at 6 p.m. Friday, Nov. 26. Pastor Tom Bentley will lead the series titled “Good Things 1, 2, 3” For more information and videos of past presentations, see rrsda.com, or call Janice at 541-840-1951.
Shady Point Seventh-day Adventist Church
The church, 14611 Highway 62, Eagle Point, will hold a worship service at 10:40 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 27. Beginners and advanced Bible studies are offered prior to the service at 9:30 a.m. Masks are required. See spadventistchurch.com.
St. Mark’s Episcopal Church
The church, 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford, will hold worship services with communion at 8 and 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28. The 10 a.m. service will be livestreamed via YouTube and Zoom. The church opens its food pantry at 9:30 a.m. Wednesdays. A women’s theology group meets Saturdays. The church’s Zoom meeting ID number is 825 0754 2502. For more information, call 541-773-3111 or see stmarks-medford.org.
Westminster Presbyterian Church
The church, 2000 Oakwood Drive, Medford, will hold worship services at 9 and 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 21. An online service is offered at 9 a.m. Sundays at wpcmedford.com or on the church Facebook page. For more information, call 541-773-8274.
St. Peter Lutheran Church
The church, 1020 E. Main St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28. Masks and social distancing are required. Audio recordings of sermons are available at stpeterlutheran-medford.org. For info, call 541-772-4395.
Zion Lutheran Church
The church, 516 W. Fourth St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28. Masks are required. For more info, call 541-772-4674.
Medford Congregational United Church of Christ
The church, at 1801 E. Jackson St., will hold an in-person worship service for those with reservations at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28. To register, visit signup.com/go/uqZXFtj. The service will be livestreamed on the Medford UCC YouTube Channel. For more information, call 541-772-8860 or email email@example.com.
St. Martin’s Episcopal Church
The church, 95 Cleveland St., Shady Cove, will hold an indoor distance-seating worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28. Masks are required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org, call 541-878-2166 or see stmartinshadycove.org.
St. Andrew’s Anglican Church
St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, 305 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will meet in-person and livestream the order for Holy Communion at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, the first Sunday in Advent. Music will be provided by organist Robin Stroh. Visit standrewsanglican.org for more details and a link to the service.
First Presbyterian Church Medford
The church, 85 S. Holly St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 11 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28. Masks are required. An adult Sunday school is offered prior to the service at 9:30 a.m. The church offers free bag lunches for the hungry from 9 a.m. to noon Mondays through Thursdays. Find video services and more info at firstpreschurchmedford.com or call 541-779-1711.
Sacred Heart Catholic Church
The church, at 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/sacredheartmedford.
The synagogue in Ashland will host a celebration of the eighth night of Hanukkah at 7 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 5, via Zoom. Rabbi David Zaslow will be joined by San Francisco based singer-songwriter Achi Ben Shalom, along with storyteller Debra Zaslow. For the Zoom link or to register, see havurahshirhadash.org/product/zot-hanukkah/ or call 541-488-7716.
Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church
The church, at 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite Z, Phoenix (Shoppes at Exit 24), will serve divine liturgy at 9 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 28, and 8 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 2. Great vespers will be served at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 1. For more information, call 541-690-8822, or visit: gabriel.church.