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Pacific Shores Ward Sacrament Meeting - September 17, 2023

"Therefore, my beloved brethren, be ye steadfast,

unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord,

forasmuch as ye know that your labour is not in vain in the Lord."

1 Corinthians 15:58


8702 Atlanta Ave., Huntington Beach, CA 92646

Leadership Bishop Joe Rasmussen

Pat Bennett, First Counselor

Quin Dowell, Second Counselor

Conducting: Quin Dowell Organist: Jim Jones

Chorister: Eric Gustafson

Opening Hymn

Opening Prayer by Invitation

Sacrament Hymn

Administration of the Sacrament Renewal of Covenants


Janette Jones

Special Musical Number

"Sweet Hour of Prayer"

Pacific Shores Ward Choir

Ashley Green, Accompanist


Jim 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.

September 17: Come Follow Me - 2 Corinthians 1-7

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!

September 19: Relief Society Activity Evening - "Free Medication Tips and Toffee Making," 6:30pm, Jody Roberts' home.

September 24: Relief Society - Class taught by Katie Pitt


This week:

  • Stake Temple Recommend Interviews - Sunday, Sept 17th, 2:30-3:30pm Stake 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.

  • Relief Society Presidency training - Sunday, Sept 17th, 4pm, Stake Center 4:00, RS Room

    • for all Ward Relief Society Presidencies and the activities chair

  • Interfaith Blessings of the Waves - Sunday, Sept 17th, 6:00 pm, HB Pier plaza

    • All are invited

    • HS Justserve clubs and Family Search Center will have tables set up along with other nonprofits in the city

    • *see attached flyer

  • Stake Service Project - Saturday, September 23rd, 9am-12pm

    • signup on

    • CA Coastal Clean-Up Day - see attached flyer

The Fall Stake Blood Drive - Saturday, September 23rd, 11AM to 3:45PM, FV


○ Slots are available between 11AM to 3:45PM.

○ If you know of anyone else who could donate - please invite them.

○ Sign up here:


General Conference

○ 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, 3:30-6, at the Stake Center.

○ All children ages 8-11 are welcome to attend. Dinner will be served.

Fast Sunday, October 8th

Family History Fair October 14th, 9:00am-4:00pm, 674 S. Yorba Street, Orange, CA


○ 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.

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

Check your email for details or email for questions.

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

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

○ all youth ages 11 turning 12 in 2023 and up

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). Watch at:

● 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!

○ @churchofjesuschrist_hb


○ 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

○ 4 th Tues Mid-singles Institute


LDS Huntington Beach Mid-single Adults

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 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

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 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: 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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