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Pacific Shores Ward Sacrament Meeting - July 9, 2023

“. . . consider on the blessed and happy state of those that keep the commandments of God. For behold, they are blessed in all things, both temporal and spiritual; and if they hold out faithful to the end they are received into heaven, that thereby they may dwell with God in a state of never-ending happiness. O remember, remember that these things are true; for the Lord God hath spoken it.” -Mosiah 2:41


8702 Atlanta Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Leadership Ward: Bishop Joe Rasmussen Conducting: Bishop Rasmussen Organist: James Jones Chorister: Eric Gustafson

Opening Hymn

#84 - Faith of Our Fathers

Opening Prayer by Invitation

Sacrament Hymn

#169 - As Now We Take the Sacrament

Administration of the Sacrament Renewal of Covenants


Maddy Nguyen

Intermediate Hymn

#106 - God, Speed the Right


Elder De La Torre


Jake Agle

Closing Hymn

#247 - We Love Thy House, O God

Closing Prayer by Invitation



Sunday Lesson Schedule

July 9: Relief Society - The Teachings of Jesus Christ July 16: Come Follow Me - Acts 6–9: “What Wilt Thou Have Me to Do?” July 23: Relief Society - July 30: Fifth Sunday Combined Lesson - Family History - personal stories from the youth and more.

This week:

  • Stake Temple Recommend Interviews - 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.

  • Service Opportunity! Saturday July 8th 9am-4pm Oakview library

    • Some local Christian churches have planned a big service project this Saturday, July 8th 9:00 - 12:pm, and 12:00 - 4: 00, two shifts, at Oakview library. This is a chance to serve alongside others and show that our church wants to work with them. They may be serving lunch to everyone, too.

    • Any amount of time would be greatly appreciated.

    • Sign up on this link:

  • HB Midsingles Ward Luau for all Midsingles ages 31-45 July 8th 3-9pm 17th Street Building

    • For all Midsingles ages 31-45

    • This event is KID FRIENDLY. Bring your friends and family!

    • 3PM Polynesian Games / Polynesian Dance Class

    • 4PM Dinner

    • 5PM THE SHOW!

    • 6PM DJ Cindy

    • This event is 100% FREE. Just bring your beautiful selves, your family, and enjoy an authentic Luau and great food with other Midsingles!

Upcoming Events

  • Relief Society Powers of Heaven class - Sunday July 16th 4-5pm - 17th Street Building

    • *See attached flyer

  • Pleasant View Ward Conference - Sunday July 23rd 11:30am

  • Multi-stake Angels Game, Friday, July 21st

    • Anaheim Stake is organizing other stakes in our area at the "Saints and Angels Night" .

    • It will be an afternoon of fun, food, and fellowship at the tailgate party, followed by an action packed evening under the stars at the Angels game.

    • Combo tickets for the Tailgate Party and game are on sale until July 5th.

    • See the website for details. For tickets and more information visit

  • Stake Service Activity

    • Saturday, July 29 @ 9-11am

    • *See attached flyer

  • Stake HP Quorum Meeting - Sunday July 30th

  • Post FSY Recap - August or September (tbd)

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

  • Stake Conference - Sunday Sept 10th

General Announcements:

  • 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. 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.

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.



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