Religious Briefs, June 17 – Medford News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News

Rogue River SDA Christian Church

The church, at 4300 N. River Road, will begin an eight-part “The Greatest Battlefield” summer vespers series at 7 p.m. on Fridays beginning June 17. The first episode will feature a sermon by Pastor Tom Bentley titled “Replacement People.” For information, call 541-582-1262.

Shady Point Seventh-day Adventist Church

The church, at 14611 Highway 62, Eagle Point, will hold Bible studies at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 18. A worship service will follow at 10:40 a.m. For more information, see spadventistchurch.com.

Central Point First Presbyterian Church

The church, at 456 W. Pine St., Central Point, will offer a free musical service featuring Skip Bessonette at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 18. The church will hold a worship service at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19, with a special segment honoring all fathers. For more information, call 541-664-1828.

Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church

The church, at the Shoppes at Exit 24, 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite Z, Phoenix, will hold a Great Vespers service at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 18. A divine liturgy service will be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. For more information, call 541-690-8822 or visit gabriel.church.

St. Mark’s Episcopal Church

The church, at 140 N. Oakdale Ave., Medford, will hold services with communion at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. The 10 a.m. service is available on YouTube and Facebook. The church opens its pantry at 9:15 a.m. on Wednesdays. For more information, call 541-773-3111 or visit stmarks-medford.org.

First Medford Presbyterian Church

The church, at 85 S. Holly St., will offer a contemporary service at 8:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19 in the church communion hall and a traditional service at 11 a.m. on Sunday in the church sanctuary. Recorded video services and additional information are available at firstpreschurchmedford.com. The church offers free packed lunches for the hungry from 9 a.m. to noon Monday through Thursday. For more information, call 541-779-1711.

Westminster Presbyterian Church

The church, at 2000 Oakwood Dr., Medford, will hold an indoor worship service at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 19, an outdoor service at 10:45 a.m. on Sunday in the church amphitheater and an outdoor service. line at 9 a.m. Those attending the outdoor service are encouraged to bring a chair or blanket. The online service is available on the church’s Facebook page and at wpcmedford.com. Childcare is available during both in-person services for infants from birth to 3 years old. During the 10:45 a.m. service, Sunday School will be available for children in kindergarten through sixth grade. For more information, call 541-773-8274.

Ascension Lutheran Church

The church, at 675 Black Oak Dr., Medford, will hold in-person, live worship at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. For more information or a link to the live stream link, call 541-773-3594 or see ascensionlutheran.com.

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church

The church, 1020 E. Main St., Medford, will hold an in-person Holy Communion worship service at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday June. 19. A Bible course for adults will follow. Audio recordings of the sermons are available at stpeterlutheran-medford.org. For information, call 541-772-4395.

Grace Lutheran Church

The church, at 660 Francis Lane, Ashland, will host a Bible study with Pastor Josh Heimbuck at 9 a.m. on Sunday, June 19, in the church’s fireside room. A worship service will follow at 10 a.m., and coffee and refreshments will follow the service. For more information, call 541-4872-1661 or visit gracelutheranashland.org.

Medford Christian Science

The church, at 111 Genessee St., Medford, will hold a service in person and by conference call at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. Sunday school is offered to young people up to the age of 20 at the same time. A Wednesday evening testimony meeting will be held in person and by conference call at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, June 22. To join the conference call 541-249-5855. For more information, see christiansciencemedford.org.

Medford United Congregational Church of Christ

The church, at 1801 E. Jackson St., will hold an in-person worship service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. The service will also be streamed live on the church’s website and YouTube channel. Masks are encouraged for anyone attending in-person services. For more information, call 541-772-8860, email [email protected], or find a link to the live stream at medforducc.org.

St. Martin’s Episcopal Church

The church, at 95 Cleveland St., Shady Cove, will hold a remote indoor worship service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. Reverend Laura Sheridan-Campbell will lead a service of prayer, scripture readings, sermon, music and Holy Communion. Masks will be available at the door for those who choose to wear one. Call 541-878-2166 or email [email protected]

Medford’s First Christian Church

The church, at 1900 Crater Lake Ave., will hold a service at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. The service will also be streamed live via the church’s Facebook page. The church maintains an ACCESS pantry on Mondays, but the June 20 pantry will be closed for the June 16 holiday. A free community dinner is offered from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursdays. For more information, call 541-772-8030 or visit mfccor.org.

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church

The church, at 305 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will hold a worship service with Holy Communion at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19. Music will be provided by church organist Robin Stroh. A moment of conviviality and refreshments will follow. For more information, visit standrewsanglican.org.

Rogue Valley Spiritual Living Center

The center will meet at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, June 19 at Unity of Medford, 540 N. Holly St. Reverend Michelle Arellano will deliver a sermon titled “Honoring the Sacred Masculine.” For more information, see cslroguevalley.org.

Trinity Episcopal Church

The church, at 44 N. Second St., Ashland, will hold a Celtic evening carol service with Holy Communion at 7 p.m. on Sunday, June 19. Reverend Jan Holland will lead the service of readings, poetry and music on the theme of ‘Sacred Radiance. Doors open at 6.15pm for meditation, with soft music from 6.30pm. Masks and proof of vaccination are required , and a recording of the service will be posted on the church’s Facebook page. The service is the church’s last Celtic evening carol for the season, with services due to resume in September. For more information, call 541 -201-3418 or email [email protected]

Our Lady of the Mountain Catholic Church

The church, at 987 Hillview Dr., Ashland, offers Mass at noon on Tuesdays and Thursdays and at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesdays and Fridays. Confession takes place from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday. Weekend Masses are: Saturday at 5 p.m. and Sunday at 9:30 a.m., noon (in Spanish) and 5 p.m.