Communion celebrated: Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church, 2650 NW Highland Drive in Corvallis, will share God's Word and Holy Communion at 9 a.m. Sunday.

Pastor Eric Bohlmann's sermon topic will be "Family Reunion." Fellowship and refreshments will follow the service. The focus of the multigenerational Sunday school, beginning at 10:30, will be the third of a three-part interactive study about loving our neighbor. Information: 541-753-2816 or www.svlc-corvallis.org.

Taoist meditation group: The group will meet at 9 a.m. Sunday at the First Alternative Natural Foods Co-op north store, 2855 NW Grant Ave. in Corvallis.

The event features Taoist Quiet Sitting meditation, also known as “Preserving the Light of the One.” Information: docneedlestcm@gmail.com.

Pentecost celebrated: The 9:30 a.m. service on Sunday at First United Methodist Church, 1165 NW Monroe Ave. in Corvallis, will be a celebration of Pentecost and the presence of God's presence in our lives, a presence that can burn in us and fuel us like fire.

The joyful service will include music throughout by Ancient Ways Marimbas. Those attending are encouraged to wear red or other fiery colors.

Baha'i devotions and discussion: “Social Justice" is set for 9:45 a.m. Sunday at 5006 SW Hollyhock Circle, Corvallis.

Once upon a time, when the entire community sat in the central gathering place, it was a simple matter to act upon the fundamental principle that the welfare of one is the welfare of all. Now we gather in disparate collective centers, or virtual ones. Yet the fundamental principle remains unchanged. Today, humanity’s efforts to act in accordance with that principled attitude are becoming more various, more global and all-inclusive.

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All invited to join in observance of Juneteenth (celebrated in Corvallis this year on Saturday at Avery Park) and Race Unity Day (Sunday) through readings selected from world religions.

Women's gathering: After 5 Connection, affiliated with Stonecroft, will present "Harmonious Hormones" at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Lobby, 661 S. Main St. in Lebanon.

Malinda Davis of Lebanon will speak on bioidentical hormone therapy, sharing how to keep looking and feeling fit, healthy and beautiful through all of life's stages. Nancy Gabert of Bend will present "What's in Your Backpack?" Gabert is a certified residential appraiser and an amateur dramatist.

Cost is $10, which includes dinner; no credit cards. Reservations: 541-258-6414 or nancypinzino@comcast.net.

Centering Prayer: A Christian Centering Prayer group will meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 706 SW Ellsworth St. in Albany.

Centering Prayer is a receptive practice of silent prayer in which God’s presence can be experienced within. This nonverbal method of prayer is not meant to replace other types of prayer but rather adds depth of meaning as practitioners slowly learn to rest in God.

Those attending are asked to enter by the side door on Ninth Street. Information: livinggreen@comcast.net.

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