Jewish Pop, Religious Music Show on Tap

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Byline: Religion Roundup by The Register-Guard

Rob Tobias, Rabbi Hanan & Friendswill present an evening of folk and Jewish cantorial music at 8 p.m. tonight at Lew Rising Sun's Warehouse, 92151 N. Coburg Road. Hanan Sills, the rock'n rebbe, and Tobias will sing and share music that draws on cantorial, blues, folk, pop, reggae, swing and country traditions. Admission is $6 to $10, sliding scale.

Take I-5 north to Exit 199, cross over the freeway and head west into downtown Coburg. Turn right at the town's only stoplight and continue north through town. Turn right at the firehouse onto North Coburg Road and go 1.8 miles north to a small warehouse on the right side of the road. For information, call 687-0282.

Dr. Paul Guthmuller, baritone, and James Hardcastle, pianist-organist, will present "Journeys of Faith," a concert of sacred music, at 2 p.m. Sunday at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 777 Coburg Road. The works of Bach, Barber, Brahms, Dvorak and Derfler will be featured. Free-will donations will be accepted for the new organ fund. For information, call 242-0819.

"John, the Witness," a dramatic presentation by veteran actor Martin Hogen, will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday at Countryside Christian Fellowship, 3325534 Van Duyn St. For information, call 485-3877 or 1 (800) 648-0965.

Harvey and Cookie Bennett, missionaries to Mexico with World Gospel Mission, will speak during the 10:45 a.m. and 6 p.m. worship services Sunday at Eugene First Evangelical Church, 834 Monroe St. He has served as director of Men With Vision, and she is a nurse. For information, call 345-2327.

First Christian Church, 1122 Oak St., will have one combined service at 10:30 a.m. Sunday. Written and presented by church youth, the service will feature "You Matter," a musical presentation about being a member of the Christian community. For information, call 344-1425.

Valley Covenant Church and Korean Central Covenant Church will hold a joint worship service at 10 a.m. Sunday in the Valley Covenant sanctuary, 3636 W. 18th Ave. The service will include music in both English and Korean. A Korean sermon will be delivered by Rev. Byung Du Jun; an English sermon will be offered by Rev. Stephen Bilynskyj. A potluck meal of Korean and American food will follow. For information, call 345-0055 (English) or 342-55350 (Korean).

Grace Lutheran Church youth will sponsor Pioneer Days at 12:30 p.m. Sunday at 18th Avenue and Hilyard Street. Youth and "pioneers" of the congregation will share a picnic and tales of "the good old days." Chicken and hot dogs will be provided, and those taking part are asked to bring a dessert or salad. For information, call 342-4844.

The Venerable Lama Tsang Tsing, a meditation master in the Shangpa and Karma Kagyu lineages of Tibetan Buddhism and resident director of Kagyu Chuling Dharma Center in Eugene, will speak about "The Six Bardos in Life and Death" from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at Yoga West, 3635 Hilyard St. The teachings, also known as "The Tibetan Book of the Dead," describe six intermediate states we all experience. A question-and-answer period will follow. Cost of the program is $20. For information, call 485-3961 or 6883-1808 between 10 a.m. and 7 p.m.

A healing meditation service will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Spiritual Growth Center, 390 Vernal St. This monthly healing meditation will feature Louis Carosio. A love offering will be collected. For information, call 485-0035.

St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 13th Avenue and Pearl Street, presents the Rector's First Wednesday at 10 a. …