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Pacific Shores Ward Sacrament Meeting - October 15, 2023

"... Christ is preached; and I therein do rejoice, yea, and will rejoice."

Philippians 1:18


8702 Atlanta Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Leadership Bishop Joe Rasmussen

Pat Bennett, First Counselor

Quin Dowell, Second Counselor

Conducting: Bishop Rasmussen Organist: Jim Jones

Chorister: Eric Gustafson

Opening Hymn

Opening Prayer by Invitation

Sacrament Hymn

Administration of the Sacrament Renewal of Covenants


Lucy Bennett


Emily Sensenbaugh

Intermediate Hymn


Michael Jones

Closing Hymn

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, lessons, and most websites in this program are linked. Tap on link, then hit your phone's back button to return to the program.

October 15: Come, Follow Me - Philippians; Colossians

October 22: Relief Society and Elders Quorum Sunday

Relief Society: Every first Monday is "Lunch with the Ladies" at Stonefire Grill.

Elders Quorum: Every fourth Tuesday is Elders Quorum Taco Night.


This week:

Stake Temple Recommend Interviews - Sunday, October 15th, 2:30-3:30pm

  • 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.

Multi-Stake Youth Fireside - Sunday, October 15th, 7pm, Long Beach, California East Stake Center

  • 4142 Cerritos Ave, Los Alamitos, CA 90720

  • Sister Bonnie Cordon (just released as the General Young Women's President) will be the speaker. Refreshments will be served.

Stake Ladies Dine and DIY - Saturday, October 21st, 4-7pm, Stake Center

Upcoming Events

Young Single Adult Ward Conference - Sunday, October 22nd, 12:30pm

Youth Testimony Meeting Sunday, October 22nd, 7pm, Stake Center

  • Broadcast from SLC followed by fireside and testimony meeting

  • all youth ages 11 turning 12 in 2023 and up

Stake Youth Monster Mash - Wednesday, October 25th, 6:30pm, FV bldg

  • all youth ages 11 turning 12 in 2023 and up

  • costumes following normal church standards. No masks. No cross dressing.

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

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

Stake Youth Dance - Saturday, November 4th, 8:30pm, FV Bldg.

  • Chaperones: Pacific Shores

Youth Covenant Path Class - Sunday November 12th, 4pm, 17th St. Bldg.

  • All youth ages 11 and up

Worldwide Devotional for Young Adults 18-30 - Sunday, November 19th 4pm-5pm (pacific). Watch at:


Social Media Channels:

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!

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 Meeting to receive the Ward Program.

Just Serve: Go to for service opportunities near you. If you know of a service opportunity contact Sara Walk -, 310.658.0391 or

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 winter semester begin in January and the deadline to apply for is December 29, 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

NOTE: Many degrees can be completed in 90 units (3 years) vs. the traditional 120 units (4 years).

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 for study materials.


■ Zoom Meeting ID: 986 1516 8135

■ Zoom Meeting Passcode: Liahona

■ Link for viewing PAST Come Follow Me lessons:

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 - job seekers and other interested individuals should go to:

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 16th, 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: 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

Last one. Thank you. -G



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