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Pacific Shores Ward Sacrament Meeting - August 6, 2023

"For my soul delighteth in plainness; for after this manner doth the Lord God work among the children of men. For the Lord God giveth light unto the understanding; for he speaketh unto men according to their language, unto their understanding."

2 Nephi 31:3


8702 Atlanta Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Leadership Ward:

Bishop Joe Rasmussen

Pat Bennett, First Counselor

Quin Dowell, Second Counselor

Conducting: Pat Bennett Organist: James Jones Chorister: Evan Moffett

Opening Hymn

Opening Prayer by Invitation

Sacrament Hymn

Administration of the Sacrament Renewal of Covenants

Bearing of Testimonies

Closing Hymn

Closing Prayer by Invitation



August 7- Relief Society- Lunch with the Ladies at Stonefire Grill on Brookhurst at 11:30am.

August 13- Relief Society - Taught by Susie Schultz - Join via Zoom

August 14- Elite Singles- Potluck Dinner with special guest dancers Tiani and Kamaile. 6:30pm-8:00pm, Fountain Valley Building (17500 Bushard). Bring a dish to share!

No Temple Recommend interviews this week as it is Fast Sunday.

Upcoming Events

  • Stake Summer Reflection Fireside - Sunday, August 13th 7pm Stake Center·

    • All youth

    • Sunday dress

  • 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·

  • Stake Youth Dance - Saturday, Sept 2nd 8:30pm - FV building - Chaperones: Harper Park

  • Seminary Kickoff & Youth Expo - Sunday, September 3 (time TBD)

  • Stake Conference·

    • Saturday, September 9th

    • Sunday, September 10th

  • Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults 18-30 - Sunday, September 10th

  • General Conference·

    • Saturday, September 30th - 9am, 1pm, 5pm

    • Sunday, October 1st - 9am, 1pm

  • Young Single Adult Ward Conference - Sunday, October 22nd 1pm

  • Stake Priesthood Leadership - Sunday, October 29th 7am

  • Single Adult Ward Conference - Sunday, October 29th 1pm

General Announcements:

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. 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 or contact your local BYU-Pathway missionaries: Elder & Sister Bass, 949-241-7125 or"

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Patriarchal Blessings - Once you have a recommend from your bishop, please schedule your patriarchal blessing by calling Leslie Borgquist at 714-371-5499.

  • Come Follow Me Classes:·

  • Thursday evenings at 7pm with Kevin Monson ·

  • Zoom Meeting ID: 990 3093 3832

  • Zoom Meeting Passcode: Liahona

Temple and Family History

  • Temple Deep Learning Podcast is available. You can view the class by clicking the following link: 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 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.


  • Building Schedulers·

    • Fountain Valley Building - Geri Lawler -

    • Stake Center Building - Diane Andrew - 714-609-9211

    • 17th Street Building - Anne Bradshaw - 949-357-4424

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