"Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things."
8702 Atlanta Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646
Leadership Bishop Joe Rasmussen
Pat Bennett, First Counselor
Quin Dowell, Second Counselor
Conducting: Pat Bennett Organist: Jim Jones
Chorister: Eric Gustafson
Opening Prayer by Invitation
Administration of the Sacrament Renewal of Covenants
Closing Prayer by Invitation
FYI: There is a QR Code in the foyer for our ward. Just point your phone at it to gain access to Pac Shores Sacrament programs. All hymns, talks, and lessons in this program are linked. Tap on link, then hit your phone's back button to return to the program.
September 17: Relief Society - For RS we have an invitation:
Join us at Jody Roberts' Home, Sept 17th, for snacks and a chance to get to know our Presidency better! Please plan on coming and supporting the new Relief Society presidency in getting to know you better by signing up for a time slot on the Google Spreadsheet!https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1swEL5PEkChbU5q3MRdblwfuCoCVlSwP81nA9ZbKKDhU/edit#gid=0
The Los Angeles Temple will be closed all of August.
The San Diego Temple will close starting August 1 for several years for renovations.
Invitation to all stake members:
We invite you to prepare for Stake Conference spiritually by joining us in the Newport Beach Temple throughout the day on Friday, September 8. While we cannot reserve the temple exclusively for our stake, we can certainly attend as members of the stake throughout the day. Due to the closure of the San Diego Temple, Newport Beach Temple appointments are filling faster than normal, so please book your appointment soon so that we can be together in the House of the Lord in preparation for our Stake Conference.
Stake Temple Recommend Interviews - Sunday, Aug 27th
Members of the stake presidency hold temple recommend interviews Sundays from 2:30-3:30, except on Fast Sundays or special holidays (or hurricanes). For recommendations for living ordinances, please schedule an appointment with President Richardson by contacting Jim Watkins at 714-404-8113.
Senior Primary Stake Choir Practice - Sunday Aug 27th, 3pm - Stake Center
All Senior primary kids that would like to participate in a choir singing in Stake Conference on September 10th are invited to start attending practices on August 20th 3pm at the stake center.
Rehearsals will be held each following Sunday at the same time.
Service Opportunity! - Food Truck Delivery, Tuesday, August 29, 2023, 10 am.
20112 Magnolia Street, Huntington Beach
Parking lot of Christ Pacific Church
We need 80 people to help distribute the boxes in about one hour
Stake Youth Activity (5th Wed) - Back-to-School Beach Party Bonfire - Wednesday, August 30th, 6:30pm-8:30pm, Beach Blvd/PCH
Hot Dogs & S’mores & beach games
Friend to Friend for Children Broadcast - Saturday, September 2nd, 9am
Gospel for Kids YouTube English
El Evangelio para Niños YouTube Spanish
Both are available live & after the broadcast on the links above and in Gospel Library
HB Stake Beach Day! Saturday, September 2nd, 9am-1pm, State Beach
Between towers 10 & 11 off Newland Street and PCH. State Beach Parking… enter Magnolia or Beach Blvd and then drive down to tower 10 & 11 - note that parking costs $15 to enter
Invite family and friends!
Bring your own food and snacks - NO food provided by the stake
* see attached flyer
Stake Youth Dance - Saturday, Sept 2nd, 8:30pm - FV building
Chaperones: Harper Park
Seminary Kickoff & Youth Expo - Sunday, Sept 3rd, 7-8:30pm, Stake Center
Saturday, September 9th
Adult Session - 6:30-8pm, Stake Center
Please bring a dessert to share for a post-session linger longer
Sunday, September 10th
Adult Leadership - Session 8-9am, Stake Center
Invited - all members of Ward Councils and their presidents, as well as all youth specialists
General Session - 10am-12pm, Stake Center
We also invite you to prepare for conference spiritually by joining us in the Newport Beach Temple throughout the day on Friday, September 8. While we cannot reserve the temple exclusively for our stake, we can certainly attend as members of the stake throughout the day. Due to the closure of the San Diego Temple, temple appointments are filling faster than normal, so please book your appointment soon so that we can be together in the House of the Lord.
Justserve Working Group meeting - Sept 10th, 3 pm, Stake center RS room
Invited: Ward Bishopric member, EQ presidency counselor, RS presidency counselor, Ward Service Specialist, HS Justserve club presidents.
Be prepared to report on community service from Ward and high school in the last 4 months.
Interfaith Blessing of the Waves - Sept 17th, 6:00 pm HB Pier plaza
*see attached flyer
Stake Service Project - September 23rd, 9am-12pm
signup on JustServe.org
more details coming
The Fall Stake Blood Drive - Saturday, Sept 23rd,11AM to 3:45PM, FV Building
Slots are available between 11AM to 3:45PM.
If you know of anyone else who could donate - please invite them.
Sign up here:
Saturday, September 30th - 9am, 1pm, 5pm
Sunday, October 1st - 9am, 1pm
links will be provided at a later time
Stake Primary Activity Day Event - "Follow the Son," September 28th, 3:30-6pm, at the Stake Center.
All children ages 8-11 are welcome to attend. Dinner will be served.
Family History Fair - October 14th, 9:00am-4:00pm, 674 S Yorba Street, Orange, CA 92869
Registration is now open for the return of the Orange County Family History Fair.
This year's fair will feature Lynn Turner, Director of the Salt Lake City FamilySearch Library as the keynote and will host 25 additional breakout classes on a wide variety of topics.
The conference is free, but registration is required and expected to fill up quickly. If you've ever wanted to learn ... join us on October 14th from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm.
Young Single Adult Ward Conference - Sunday, October 22nd, 1pm
Stake Priesthood Leadership - Sunday, October 29th, 7am, Stake Center
Single Adult Ward Conference - Sunday, October 29th, 1pm
Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults 18-30 - Sunday, November 19th, 4pm-5pm (Pacific)
live or replay later
Join us on our social media channels. Follow, like, comment & share posts from our FB and Instagram channels! Review sacrament meeting talks from stake members!
Instagram HB Stake: https://www.instagram.com/churchofjesuschrist_hb/
Instagram Youth: https://www.instagram.com/churchofjesuschrist_hbyouth/?hl=en
Stake website: https://www.churchofjesuschristhb.org/
talks, events, …
Singles related websites:
Note: if there is a QR code in your foyer - just point your cell phone camera at the QR code (the square of black and white blocks) in your foyer before Sacrament Mtg to receive the Ward Program
YSA Ward link
SA Ward links - LDS Huntington Beach Single Adult Ward
Mid-Single Activity Links
4th Tues Mid-singles Institute https://www.facebook.com/events/821013813014894/821013833014892/?active_tab=about
LDS Huntington Beach Mid-single Adults https://www.facebook.com/groups/204337584931385
Just Serve: JUSTSERVE.ORG is a great place to find opportunities near you. If you know of an organization in need of volunteers or opportunities to serve, please contact Steve Chauncey of Stake Public Affairs to arrange to get any opportunities publicized. email@example.com 714-658-5552
Education opportunities: Pathway Connect - BYU Pathway - Helps people move quicker towards earning an online certificate or degree at an affordable price, PathwayConnect is now only three blocks, each for 7 weeks. This means students can begin earning a marketable certificate even sooner. Several scholarships are available. Classes for the fall semester begin in September and the deadline to apply for is August 22, 2023. It only takes about 5–10 minutes to apply and there is no cost to apply. For more information or to apply on-line, go to byupathway.org or contact your local BYU-Pathway missionaries: Elder & Sister Bass, 949-241-7125 or firstname.lastname@example.org."
Webinar providing an overview of PathwayConnect and details on the Fundet scholarship (available to Tongan, Samoan, and Hispanic members) and other available scholarships.
* Note the Webinar information in the attached flyers (English & Spanish)
Patriarchal Blessings - Once you have a recommend from your bishop, please schedule your patriarchal blessing by calling Leslie Borgquist at 714-371-5499.
Monthly midsingles (27-45) class by Larry Johnson, 4th Thursdays at 7pm at the Fountain Valley Building. Brother Johnson teaches a class on contemporary/cutting-edge issues affecting singles in the church, and the church more broadly.
Come Follow Me Classes:
Tuesday mornings at 9am with Bruce Richardson. Email email@example.com for study materials
Zoom Meeting ID: 986 1516 8135
Zoom Meeting Passcode: Liahona
Link for viewing PAST Come Follow Me lessons: https://www.churchofjesuschristhb.org/blog/categories/come-follow-me-richardson
Thursday evenings at 7pm with Kevin Monson
Zoom Meeting ID: 990 3093 3832
Zoom Meeting Passcode: Liahona
Family Services no longer charges for services. Counselors will assist priesthood leaders to identify which Church and Community resources will best meet the member’s needs.
Employment Services - For your job seekers and other interested individuals, on Thursday, August 17 at 5:30pm PDT Employment Services is hosting a webinar entitled “7 Exciting Jobs of the Future: Adapting to Rapid Advances in Workforce Technology”. Interested individuals should go to:
Employment.ChurchofJesusChrist.org for more details and to join the webinar.
Addiction Recovery Program every Thursday from 7:00pm-8:30pm in the stake center high council Room - We cover substance (alcohol, drugs-prescription and illegal-,cigarettes, food disorders, etc) and behavioral addictions (gambling, eating, pornography, etc). If you have any questions, please contact Bill Price at 714-969-6628 or just show up. This is an anonymous and confidential meeting.
Men’s Pornography Treatment Group - Starting on Wednesday, August 16, Family Services is offering another 10-week online Men’s Pornography Treatment Group. A Family Services counselor will supervise the group meetings. There is no fee to participate.
Temple and Family History
Temple Deep Learning Podcast is available. You can view the class by clicking the following link: churchofjesuschristhb.org and scrolling down the main page.
The podcast is designed to address the doctrine of the Temple and the Covenant Path, providing insights and application through presentation and interviews with members. It can help prepare one for the temple but provides the greatest benefit to those who have been endowed.
Newport Beach Temple - All ordinances can be scheduled by appointment. Proxy ordinances may be limited to members residing in this designated temple district. Patrons should make appointments by logging into their account at churchofjesuschrist.org or email appointment requests to:
The Family Search Center (formerly known as Family History Center)
is open Wednesdays: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Thursdays: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm.
Fountain Valley Building - Geri Lawler - firstname.lastname@example.org
Stake Center Building - Diane Andrew - 714-609-9211
17th Street Building - Anne Bradshaw - 949-357-4424