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Pacific Shores Ward Sacrament Meeting - July 23, 2023

Peace I leave with you, my peace I give unto you: not as the world giveth, give I unto you.

Let not your heart be troubled, neither let it be afraid." -John 14:27


8702 Atlanta Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Leadership Ward:

Joe Rasmussen, Bishop

Pat Bennett, First Counselor

Quin Dowell, Second Counselor

Conducting: Bishop Rasmussen Organist: James Jones Chorister: Eric Gustafson

Opening Hymn

Opening Prayer by Invitation

Sacrament Hymn

Administration of the Sacrament Renewal of Covenants


Adam Green


Jared Poulter

Intermediate Hymn


Robert Wood

Closing Hymn

Closing Prayer by Invitation



Sunday Lesson Schedule:

July 23: Relief Society - Taught by Anna Lassig - Join via Zoom

July 30: Fifth Sunday Combined Lesson - Family History - personal stories from the youth and more.

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

Stake Information

This week:

  • Stake Temple Recommend Interviews - Sunday, July 23rd 2:30-3:30 - Stake Presidency Offices

    • Members of the stake presidency hold temple recommend interviews Sundays from 2:30-3:30, except on Fast Sundays or special holidays. For recommendations for living ordinances, please schedule an appointment with President Richardson by contacting Jim Watkins at 714-404-8113.

  • Stake Service Activity - Saturday, July 29 9am-11am

    • Youth groups,

    • adults, families invited

    • Clean Up the Waymakers Youth Shelter

    • 7291 Talbert Avenue, Huntington Beach

  • Newport Beach Temple - closed thru July 31st

Upcoming Events

  • Stake HP Quorum Meeting - Sunday, July 30th 7am Stake Center

  • Taking it Home: Summer Youth Camps Fireside - Sunday, August 13th 7pm Stake Center

    • 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

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

  • Stake Conference

    • Saturday, September 9th

    • Sunday, September 10th

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

  • WorldSwide 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

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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