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Religious servicesand events
Trinity United Methodist Church - The "First Saturday Labyrinth Walk" will be from 10 a.m. to noon today in the courtyard at 440 Maxwell Road. Dress for the weather. Free. 541-688-3269.
Westminster Presbyterian Church - The "Hanging of the Greens" will be today from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at 777 Coburg Road, including decorating the church, making Advent logs and creating door swags to take home. A supper will be held afterward. 541-343-3140 or www.wpceugene.org.
Temple Beth Israel - A Chanukah Craft Bazaar and Sisterhood Sunday Caf will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at 1175 E. 29th Ave., featuring holiday gift shopping and baked goods. Free. Canned food for FOOD for Lane County holiday food drive are welcome. 541-485-7218.
Cascade Center for Spiritual Living - The Rev. Stana Knez will speak about "The Gift" at the 10 a.m. service Sunday at the Tomseth House at Dorris Ranch in Springfield. Meg Graf will share music. 541-747-3887 or cascade.csl.org.
Central Presbyterian Church - An Advent craft workshop will be held at 11 a.m. after the 10 a.m. service on Sunday at 555 E. 15th Ave., for making Christmas decorations, Advent wreaths of live greens, and cards for the homebound. A light lunch will be served; if possible, bring two dozen cookies to share or swap. Free. 541-345-8724.
Center for Spiritual Living Eugene - "A Season of Love" will be the topic of the Rev. Linda Finley's talk at the 10:30 a.m. service Sunday at 390 Vernal St. The "Tools for Successful Living" session at 7 p.m. Wednesday will be a service with the Rev. Trish Mackey. 541-485-0035 or email@example.com.
McKenzie Valley Presbyterian Church - The beginning of Advent will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Sunday with Communion and an unadorned Advent wreath. After the service, people can make swags to adorn the church; bring greens if you have them. The church is at Milepost 13 on Highway 126 at Walterville. 541-747-2604.
Grace Lutheran Church - An "Adventfest" featuring crafts for all ages will be held from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the church at 725 E. 17th Ave. Afterward, there will be a soup supper and singing of Christmas carols. On two Wednesdays, Dec. 5 and 12, there will be supper and carols at 5:30 p.m. followed by a 7 p.m. Advent service, "Voices From the Edge: Advent Encounters Preparing the Way." 541-342-4844, www.glchurch.org or www.facebook.com/GLCEugene.
Jewish Events Willamette-Valley - A pre-Hanukkah kosher wine, beer and cheese tasting will be held at the Market of Choice at 29th Avenue and Willamette Street from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday. Free. 541-514-2571 or jewisheventswillamette-valley.org.
Sacred Jewish Text Overview - A three-week series of classes begins Monday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and continues on Dec. 10 and 17, taught by Shmuel Shalom (Geoffrey) Cohen of Conscious Torah. The classes will be at Temple Beth Israel at 1175 E. 29th Ave.; cost is $30 for TBI members and $36 for guests. 541-514-2571 or ConsciousTorah.com.
Church Women United - This month's program includes the annual meeting with election and installation of officers, plus Mary Sharon Moore leading a reflection on peace from her newest book, "Moving in God's Direction. …