August 18, 2014

This Week

Monday, August 18
Resume, Cover Letter, and ldsjobs.org Profile Help: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9am–3pm. Learn More.

Tuesday, August 19
The Career Workshop: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9 am–4:30 pm. Learn more.
Young Men's and Young Women's: Westwood Building at 7 pm.

Wednesday, August 20
Music Makers: Another great gathering for Moms and kids which is held every Wednesday at 10:15 am in the room we meet in for Relief Society. Music Makers is a chance for young children to get their wiggles out by dancing and playing to music. 

Friday, August 22
Playdates in the Park: A gathering for moms and young kids who want to get together at local parks to play with other moms and kids.
Friday, August 22nd:  Library Park (Palm Park)
Friday, August 29th:  Roxbury Park

Saturday, August 23
Clean the Building: Every Saturday in August we are in charge of cleaning the church. Please sign up here or show up at the church around 8 am to help do your part

Sunday, August 24
Church: 10:20 am—Relief Society/Elders' Quorum, 11:20 am—Sunday School, 12:20 pm—Sacrament Meeting
Choir Practice: On hiatus for the summer.

LOOKING AHEAD

September 21
Combined Sacrament Meeting at 9 am for the Primary Program.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION
  • Temple Work: Melissa Johnson would like to know if anyone has family temple names that she can do work for in the Temple. Please contact her or her husband Dan, directly.
  • Free Spanish Classes: Did you know that more members of the church AND more citizens of the U.S. speak Spanish than speak English? Would you like to learn Spanish? The Stake Relief Society will be providing a weekly Spanish class on Tuesday evenings at the Westwood building for Relief Society members and a teacher will be given a calling to teach this class.  Please sign up on this form if you'd be interested in attending so we can see who's interested.  (I'm using a new signup website instead of Google docs, which hopefully will be more user-friendly than Google docs.  Let me know if you have feedback about using it.)
  • Please note that we will have a combined Sacrament meeting with Westwood 1st ward on September 21st for the Primary Program.  We'll have Sacrament at 9 a.m. followed by our other meetings at their regular times. 
  • From Valecia, for your consideration!: "Hello sisters, This is NOT a relief society activity. This is something I am doing in hopes of learning and sharing some great foods, recipes, tips and friendships. I am wanting to do a monthly cooking/ food class at the church and it's open to anyone interested. I would like for you to email me directly if you have any interest at all.  It's late notice for this month but all are invited to a cooking/ canning class on Thursday August 21st at 7:00 in the kitchen of the Westwood building.   Each month will be something new.  This month will be PEACHES!!!  We will be sharing some peach recipes, having some peachy foods, demonstrating canning fresh peaches, freezer jams and most importantly learning and having fun.  For anyone that wants to learn some recipes and/or learn how to can your own foods - come learn. IF you want to bring your own peaches and clean canning jars with fresh lids, you are welcome to. Please keep the amount limited so all can have a chance.  Bring your neighbor, co-worker, visiting teachee(er), husband or just your self.  A reply for interest in this class and in general is encouraged so I have an idea of class size." 
    Thank you, Valecia  (vsmakeup@yahoo.com or (972) 342-2174)

Volunteer at the Prison: If you'd like to volunteer to visit the prison with other members of the stake, please contact Scott for more information: scottcporter@hotmail.com

Remember to do and report your Visiting Teaching: Once it's done (and even if it's not!) please report your visiting teaching to your visiting teaching supervisor the first week of every month for the previous month. Please also let your supervisor know how your sisters are doing and if there are any needs.

Upload Your Photo: Visit www.lds.org and log in to upload your photo to our new online directory and print a new photo directory from home. Learn more. In an effort to add photos to the ward directory, we will be using your Facebook photo unless you would not like us to use it. Please email Erin at ww2livework@hotmail.com with a photo you would prefer.

Playdates in the Park: A gathering for moms and young kids who want to get together at local parks to play with other moms and kids. See above for more information. Time is from 2:30-5:00.  Come and go as your schedule permits. 

Music Makers: Another great gathering for Moms and kids which is held every Wednesday at 10:15 am in the room we meet in for Relief Society. Questions or want to be added to the email list? Contact Rachel McKissick rachelmckissick@gmail.com. Music Makers is a chance for young children to get their wiggles out by dancing and playing to music. 

Emergency Preparedness reminder: 
 The First Presidency recommends building a three-month supply of food. Each month a recipe will be provided that includes nonperishable food items. When storing food it is important to keep track of expiration dates and store food in proper conditions.  The First Presidency recommends to store what you eat and eat what you store. This allows a rotation of the food before the expiration date. Cooking without power is another concern in times of emergency. The following website list the many options available: www.yourfamilyark.org. There are instructions on how to build your own oven using cardboard, foil, and charcoal or links on where to purchase solar oven. Our goal is to make some progress every month. Good luck.

The Los Angeles Family History Library: wants to remind you that we are open and are offering a variety of classes to meet the needs of the community. The center is open from 12-5 pm the second Sunday of every month. Classes offered at the Family History Library at 10741 Santa Monica Boulevard, are listed at lafhl.org or call 310-474-9990.

Addiction Recovery Program: through The Los Angeles California Stake/LDS Family Services. Confidential recovery and support groups for individuals and family members. For more information, call 424.255.8277 or email LosAngelesARP@gmail.com. Learn more about meeting schedules.

LA Stake Employment & Networking: Click here to join the Stake Facebook Group—Be sure to also visit our Ward Employment Blog.

Stake Networking Night: Always the last Thursday of the month at the LA Stake Center at 7:30 pm. Learn more.


Interested in participating in sports? Check out the LA Stake Sports Blog for more information.

Housing and Employment Help: Click here or email Milton Musser at
mitmusser@gmail.com.

August 4, 2014

This Week

Monday, August 4
Resume, Cover Letter, and ldsjobs.org Profile Help: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9am–3pm. Learn More.

Tuesday, August 5
Story Time at the Vistors' Center: Every Tuesday at 10:30 am through August 12. It's for children ages 2-6. Your child will be read fun books and learn songs that teach good values.
The Career Workshop: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9 am–4:30 pm. Learn more.
Young Men's and Young Women's: Westwood Building at 7 pm.


Wednesday, August 6
Music Makers: Another great gathering for Moms and kids which is held every Wednesday at 10:15 am in the room we meet in for Relief Society. Music Makers is a chance for young children to get their wiggles out by dancing and playing to music. 
Ward BBQs: The final BBQ of the year and it's a chili cookoff! Bring your best chili and join us at 6 pm at the Westwood Ballfield. Please invite friends and bring a side dish to share and your own meat/veggies to grill. We'll provide the hot coals and cold drinks.

Friday, August 8
Playdates in the Park: A gathering for moms and young kids who want to get together at local parks to play with other moms and kids. 
Friday, June 27: Virginia Ave Park and splash pad, Santa Monica.  

Saturday, August 9
Clean the Building: Every Saturday in August we are in charge of cleaning the church. Please sign up here or show up at the church around 8 am to help do your part.
Memorial for longtime ward member Bert Scoll: All ward members are invite to come and celebrate Bert's life. We are also (as a Relief Society) asking people to sign up to bring salads and desserts. Please contact Dawnae Wilson to sign up.


Sunday, August 10
Church: 10:20 am—Relief Society/Elders' Quorum, 11:20 am—Sunday School, 12:20 pm—Sacrament Meeting
Choir Practice: Choir practice will be held at 9:00 a.m. in the west Relief Society room every Sunday. Please come enjoy singing! They really need more female voices! LaRon is looking forward to making beautiful music with you and needs your contributions!

LOOKING AHEAD


FOR YOUR INFORMATION
  • Temple Work: Melissa Johnson would like to know if anyone has family temple names that she can do work for in the Temple. Please contact her or her husband Dan, directly.
  • Free Spanish Classes: Did you know that more members of the church AND more citizens of the U.S. speak Spanish than speak English? Would you like to learn Spanish? The Stake Relief Society will be providing a weekly Spanish class on Tuesday evenings at the Westwood building for Relief Society members and a teacher will be given a calling to teach this class.  Please sign up on this form if you'd be interested in attending so we can see who's interested.  (I'm using a new signup website instead of Google docs, which hopefully will be more user-friendly than Google docs.  Let me know if you have feedback about using it.)
  • Please note that we will have a combined Sacrament meeting with Westwood 1st ward on September 21st for the Primary Program.  We'll have Sacrament at 9 a.m. followed by our other meetings at their regular times.

Volunteer at the Prison: If you'd like to volunteer to visit the prison with other members of the stake, please contact Scott for more information: scottcporter@hotmail.com

Remember to do and report your Visiting Teaching: Once it's done (and even if it's not!) please report your visiting teaching to your visiting teaching supervisor the first week of every month for the previous month. Please also let your supervisor know how your sisters are doing and if there are any needs.

Upload Your Photo: Visit www.lds.org and log in to upload your photo to our new online directory and print a new photo directory from home. Learn more. In an effort to add photos to the ward directory, we will be using your Facebook photo unless you would not like us to use it. Please email Erin at ww2livework@hotmail.com with a photo you would prefer.

Playdates in the Park: A gathering for moms and young kids who want to get together at local parks to play with other moms and kids. See above for more information. Time is from 2:30-5:00.  Come and go as your schedule permits. 

Music Makers: Another great gathering for Moms and kids which is held every Wednesday at 10:15 am in the room we meet in for Relief Society. Questions or want to be added to the email list? Contact Rachel McKissick rachelmckissick@gmail.com. Music Makers is a chance for young children to get their wiggles out by dancing and playing to music. 

Emergency Preparedness reminder: 
 The First Presidency recommends building a three-month supply of food. Each month a recipe will be provided that includes nonperishable food items. When storing food it is important to keep track of expiration dates and store food in proper conditions.  The First Presidency recommends to store what you eat and eat what you store. This allows a rotation of the food before the expiration date. Cooking without power is another concern in times of emergency. The following website list the many options available: www.yourfamilyark.org. There are instructions on how to build your own oven using cardboard, foil, and charcoal or links on where to purchase solar oven. Our goal is to make some progress every month. Good luck.

The Los Angeles Family History Library: wants to remind you that we are open and are offering a variety of classes to meet the needs of the community. The center is open from 12-5 pm the second Sunday of every month. We are also beginning to offer video training classes from the FamilySearch Wiki, which we hope will be well attended. Please visit our website LAFHL.org and check out all of our up-coming free Saturday classes by following this link:http://www.lafhl.org/satclass.htm and don't forget to check on the schedule for the Sunday night Foundation coursehttp://www.lafhl.org/sixclasses.htm and the Three-Day Intensive Classes are also listed athttp://www.lafhl.org/threedaycourse.html Hopefully you will find some classes of interest to you!

Addiction Recovery Program: through The Los Angeles California Stake/LDS Family Services. Confidential recovery and support groups for individuals and family members. For more information, call 424.255.8277 or email LosAngelesARP@gmail.com. Learn more about meeting schedules.

LA Stake Employment & Networking: Click here to join the Stake Facebook Group—Be sure to also visit our Ward Employment Blog.

Stake Networking Night: Always the last Thursday of the month at the LA Stake Center at 7:30 pm. Learn more.


Interested in participating in sports? Check out the LA Stake Sports Blog for more information.

Housing and Employment Help: Click here or email Milton Musser at
mitmusser@gmail.com.