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Rogue River SDA Church

The church, at 4300 N. River Road, Rogue River, will hold a “New Year, Great Hope” service at 6 p.m. on Friday, February 11. The service will include music and a relaxed message from Pastor Tom Bentley. For more information, see rrsda.com.

Shady Point Seventh-day Adventist Church

The church, at 14611 Highway 62, Eagle Point, offers Bible studies at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, February 12, followed by worship at 10:40 a.m. Masks are mandatory. See spadventistchurch.com

Medford Unit

The Spiritual Center, at 540 N. Holly St., Medford, will hold a celebration of life service for member Kat Towers at 10 a.m. on Saturday, February 12, followed by a drum circle honoring her life at 12:30 p.m. The center will be holding a prayer and meditation service at 11 a.m. on Sunday, February 12. For more information, call 541-415-4918 or visit meetup.com/Medford-Unity-Meetup-Group/.

Archangel Gabriel Orthodox Church

The church, at The Shoppes at Exit 24, 205 Fern Valley Road, Suite Z, Phoenix, will hold Vespers services at 6 p.m. Saturday, February 12 and 6 p.m. Wednesday, February 16. Divine Liturgy services will be held at 9 a.m. on Sunday. , February 13 and at 8 a.m. on Thursday, February 17. 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 in-person communion services at 8 a.m. and 10 a.m. on Sunday, February 13. The 10 a.m. service will be streamed live on YouTube and Zoom. A reading group meets at 6 p.m. on Wednesdays and a women’s Bible study meets at 9 a.m. on Saturdays. Call 541-773-3111 or visit stmarks-medford.org.

Ascension Lutheran Church

The church, 675 Black Oak Drive, Medford, will hold a live, in-person worship service at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 13. Sunday school will follow at 10:45 a.m. To make reservations for in-person worship, call 541-773-3594. For a link to the livestream, see ascensionlutheran.com.

Westminster Presbyterian Church

The church, at 2000 Oakwood Drive, Medford, will hold an in-person worship service with a sermon titled “Walking with God through the Valley” at 9 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on Sunday, February 13. The church offers crèche care for infants. and toddlers during worship and Sunday School for children in kindergarten through sixth grade during the 10:45 a.m. service. An online service will be available at 9 a.m. Sunday on the church’s website and Facebook page. For more information, call 541-773-8274 or visit wpcmedford.com.

Grace Lutheran Church

The church, 660 Frances Lane, Ashland, will hold a Bible class at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 13, followed by a worship service at 10 a.m. Pastor Josh Heimbuck will deliver the homily. A women’s Bible study will meet at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, February 15, followed by a Lutheran Women’s Missionary League meeting at 1 p.m. to discuss mission plans. For more information, call 541-482-1661 or visit gracelutheranashland.org.

Zion Lutheran Church

The church, at 516 W. Fourth St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 9:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 13. Masks are mandatory. For more information, call 541-772-4674.

Medford United Congregational Church of Christ

The church, 1801 E. Jackson St., Medford, will hold an in-person worship service at 10 a.m. on Sunday, February 13. The service will be streamed live on the church’s YouTube channel. Reservations are required to attend in person and masks are required. To sign up for in-person worship, see https://signup.com/go/uqZXFtj. For more information, call 541-772-8860 or email [email protected]

Medford’s First Christian Church

The church, at 1900 Crater Lake Ave., will hold an in-person worship service at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 13. The service will be streamed live via the church’s Facebook page. The church hosts weekly access to the pantry from noon to 2 p.m. on Mondays and a free community dinner from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays. For more information, call 541-772-8030 or visit mfccor.org.

First United Methodist Church of Medford

The church, at 607 W. Main St., Medford, will offer in-person worship at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 13. Pastor Ben Devoid will give a sermon titled “Catching People for Jesus in a Society of Cynics.” and skeptics. Babysitting is available for children up to the second year. Masks are mandatory. For more information, call 541-773-3691, email [email protected], or visit medfordumchurch.org.

First Medford Presbyterian Church

The church, at 85 S. Holly St., Medford, will not be holding an in-person service on Sunday, Feb. 13, due to the high number of COVID-19 cases in Jackson County. Pre-recorded video services and additional information are available on the church’s website. 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 or visit firstpreschurchmedford.com.

Rogue Valley Spiritual Living Center

The center is temporarily meeting online only. Reverend Kimberly Hawkins will give a sermon titled “Radical Forgiveness” at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 13, via the center’s Facebook page and YouTube channel. Video recordings of past services are also available on video platforms. The center plans to resume in-person meetings and services with Unity of Medford in March. For more information, see cslroguevalley.org.

St. Andrews Anglican Church

The church, at 305 N. Fifth St., Jacksonville, will meet in person for morning prayer at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, February 13. Robin Stroh will provide music. For more information and for a link to the church’s livestream, see standrewsanglican.org.

Sacred Heart Catholic Church

The church, 517 W. 10th St., Medford, offers Mass at 8:30 a.m. Monday through Saturday, with an 8 a.m. Rosary and Divine Mercy after Mass. Weekend services include confession on Saturday, February 12 from 3:30-5:15 p.m., a vigil in English at 5:30 p.m. and in Spanish at 7 p.m. Services in English are offered at 8:30 a.m. and Sunday noon, 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Spanish and 3:30 p.m. in Latin. For more information, see Facebook.com/sacredheartmedford or Sacredheartmedford.org, call 541-779-4661.

Our Lady of Fatima

The Catholic Church, at 56 Williams Lane, Shady Cove, will offer confession from 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Sunday, February 13 and Mass at 10 a.m. For more information, call 541-779-4661.