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Pacific Shores Ward Sacrament Meeting - September 3, 2023

"Now ye are the body of Christ, and members in particular."

-1 Corinthians 12:27


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: 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



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

September 3: Come Follow Me - 1 Corinthians 8-13

September 10: Stake Conference, see "Upcoming Events" below for more info

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!

Invitation to all stake members:

  • We invite you to prepare for Stake Conference spiritually by joining us in the Newport Beach Temple throughout the day on Friday, September 8. While we cannot reserve the temple exclusively for our stake, we can certainly attend as members of the stake throughout the day. Due to the closure of the San Diego Temple, Newport Beach Temple appointments are filling faster than normal, so please book your appointment soon so that we can be together in the House of the Lord in preparation for our Stake Conference.


This week:

Friend to Friend for Children Broadcast - Saturday, September 2nd 9am

○ Gospel for Kids YouTube English

○ El Evangelio para Niños YouTube Spanish

○ Both are available live & after the broadcast on the links above and in Gospel


NO Stake Temple Recommend Interviews - Sunday, Sept 3rd

○ Members of the stake presidency hold temple recommend interviews Sundays

from 2:30-3:30, except on Fast Sundays or special holidays (or hurricanes). For

recommendations for living ordinances, please schedule an appointment with

President Richardson by contacting Jim Watkins at 714-404-8113.

Senior Primary Stake Choir Practice - Sunday, Sept 3rd 3pm - Stake Center

○ All Senior primary kids that would like to participate in a choir singing in Stake

Conference on September 10th are invited to start attending practices on August

20th 3pm at the stake center.

○ Rehearsals will be held each following Sunday at the same time.

Seminary Kickoff & Youth Expo - Sunday, September 3rd 7-8:30pm Stake Center

Upcoming Events:

Stake Conference:

Saturday, September 9th

■ Adult Session - 6:30-8pm, Stake Center

● Please bring a dessert to share for a post-session linger longer

Sunday, September 10th

■ Adult Leadership - Session 8-9am, Stake Center

● Invited - all members of Ward Councils and their presidents, as well as all youth


■ General Session - 10am-12pm, Stake Center

We also invite you to prepare for conference spiritually by joining us in the

Newport Beach Temple throughout the day on Friday, September 8. While we

cannot reserve the temple exclusively for our stake, we can certainly attend as

members of the stake throughout the day. Due to the closure of the San Diego

Temple, temple appointments are filling faster than normal, so please book your

appointment soon so that we can be together in the House of the Lord.

Justserve Working Group meeting - Sunday, Sept 10th, 3:00 pm Stake center RS room:

○ Invited: Ward Bishopric member, EQ presidency counselor, RS presidency

counselor, Ward Service Specialist, HS Justserve club presidents.

○ Be prepared to report on community service from Ward and high school in the

last 4 months.

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

○ All invited

○ *see attached flyer

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

○ signup on

○ more details coming

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

○ 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.

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.

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

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

General Announcements:

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: 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

○ Webinar providing an overview of PathwayConnect and details on the Fundet

scholarship (available to Tongan, Samoan, and Hispanic members) and other

available scholarships.

○ * Note the Webinar information in the attached flyer

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 - For your job seekers and other interested individuals, on Thursday, August 17 at 5:30pm PDT Employment Services is hosting a webinar entitled “7 Exciting Jobs of the Future: Adapting to Rapid Advances in Workforce Technology”. Interested individuals should go to: for more details and to join the webinar. ● 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. See attached flyer for more details.

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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