religion briefs

A healthful cooking class with chiropractor and naturopathic physician Dr. James Said will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Seventh-day Adventist Church, 4300 N. River Road, Rogue River.

The meal will be a potato bar with all the fixings. Cost is $8, and the deadline to reserve a spot is Wednesday, Jan. 24. Call 541-499-8862 or email

Evangelist Dan Nolan from Australia will speak at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Shady Cove Assembly of God, 60 Mallory Lane. Call 541-621-9737.

Rev. Rob Wheeler will give a sermon titled "The Formula" at 11 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at Christ Unity Church, 540 N. Holly St., Medford. All are welcome to attend. Call 541-772-6902 or see

Rev. Joy-Anne Fournier will give a sermon on "The Key to the Abundant Kingdom" at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Center for Spiritual Living, 3581 Lear Way. A children's program will be provided during the service.

The center will hold a workshop titled "Living From the Overflow! Receiving More Good" from 12:15 to 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27. The workshop, facilitated by Deborah Perdue, will discuss how to attract wealth, success and love using author Michael Bernard Beckwith's teachings. Donations will be accepted.

Will Richardson will continue his book study group discussing "Conversations with God, Book One" by Neale Donald Walsch from 7 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 30.

For information, directions or a confidential prayer request, call 541-734-8581.

The Medford Unitarian Universalists will meet at 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at the Masonic Temple, 975 N. Phoenix Road, Medford. Dave Baker of Rogue Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Ashland will give a program titled "Growing Up as a PK (Preacher's Kid) 1932-1946." Refreshments and conversation will follow the program. Visitors are welcome. Call 541-499-3704.

Archbishop John G. Vlazny of Portland and the Archdiocesan Catholic Committee on Scouting will present Catholic scouting emblems to 109 young people from across Western Oregon and Washington. The Scouts and their families will gather for the presentation at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 27, at St. Mary's Cathedral in Portland.

Local recipients of the Light of Christ Award for Tiger and Wolf Cubs through the second grade will be Michael Curiel, Matthew Van Dyck and Adam Donnelly, all of Medford.

Local recipients of the Ad Altare Dei award for Boy Scouts will be Patrick Maloney and Ryan Trask of Medford, and Nicholas Erno of Eagle Point.

The Rev. Caren Caldwell will hold an adult study class, "The Bible in Comparative Religion," from 11 a.m. to noon Tuesdays, beginning Jan. 29, in the social hall of Medford Congregational United Church of Christ, 1801 E. Jackson St.

The class will feature video lectures by religious studies Professor Charles Kimball of the University of Oklahoma, who specializes in issues related to Islam, Jewish-Christian-Muslim relations and the intersection of religion and politics in the United States.

Preregistration is encouraged. Call 541-772-8860 or see

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