July 27, 2015

This Week!

Monday, July 27
Resume, Cover Letter, and ldsjobs.org Profile Help: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9am–3pm. Learn More. 

Tuesday, July 28
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.
Storytime: 10:30 am at the Temple Visitors' Center. 


Wednesday, July 29
Music Makers: Is on hiatus for the summer.
West LA Moms Group: Wednesday, July 29, Franklin Canyon Park, near the duck pond. 2600 Franklin Canyon Dr, Beverly Hills, CA 90210, http://www.lamountains.com/planning_franklin.html
Ward BBQs: Join us every Wednesday (beginning June 3 through Labor Day) at the picnic area behind the ballf ield at 6 pm. Please bring your own meat to bbq and a side dish to to share. Be sure to invite your friends, family and neighbors to attend.


Saturday, August 1
Church Building Cleaning: Our ward is in charge of building cleaning each Saturday during August. If you can spare some time to clean on Saturday morning, come to the church from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and you'll be put to work :) HERE is a signup where you can indicate you'll be coming and give us your contact info so we can remind you. If you have any trouble accessing the google doc, just reply to this email with your name, phone #, and date you can come. THANK YOU!!
Leimert Park Book Fair: Every year during the summer (this is the ninth year) there is a wonderful and very worthwhile event, The Leimert Park Book Fair, (a lot of fun too) to promote literacy and support authors in the Los Angeles community.. See website for more info:  http://www.leimertparkbookfair.com/about-us.htm Our Church has served for several years and Alma Bailey from our Stake Public Affiars committee has volunteered in various capacities for about 4 years. This year those who organize the Book Fair requested Alma to serve as Volunteer Coordinator and assist with acquiring about 30 volunteers.  Alma very much needs your help. The fair is held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 at the Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza.  There are three shifts. Description of duties and times are on sign-up sheet attached. Continental.breakfast & Lunch served as well as all day drinks/snacks. Please reply to this email or sign up HERE if you are able to volunteer! Alma would like to get a count ASAP.

Sunday, August 2
Church Meetings: 9 am—Sacrament Meeting, 10:20 am—Relief Society/Elders' Quorum, 11:20 am—Sunday School.
Choir Practice: 12:30 pm every Sunday in the Westwood 1st Ward's Relief Society Room.

LOOKING AHEAD

Ward BBQs: Join us every Wednesday (beginning June 3 through Labor Day) at the picnic area behind the ballf ield at 6 pm. Please bring your own meat to bbq and a side dish to to share. Be sure to invite your friends, family and neighbors to attend.

Temple Closure: Please be aware that the temple is closed from August 3-17.

Cleaning the church building during August: Our ward is in charge of building cleaning each Saturday during August. If you can spare some time to clean on Saturday morning, come to the church from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and you'll be put to work :) HERE is a signup where you can indicate you'll be coming and give us your contact info so we can remind you. If you have any trouble accessing the google doc, just reply to this email with your name, phone #, and date you can come. THANK YOU!!

Softball: Krissy, a sister in the Santa Monica 1st Ward is informally organizing a Thursday night women's softball game/ practice if you feel like joining in! They are shooting for 8pm to start with...feel free to email or call Krissy at her cell # 801-503-5111 or email her at krissy.smiley@comcast.net for more information. We heard the projected date for this to start would be August 6th, but call Krissy to confirm!

Special Olympics: Cheer on participants in the Special Olympics this summer from July 20-August 4. Register at justserve.org (LA2015.org) as "Team Captain". Groups must be 10 people or more. Contact becca76@byu.net or marquardt.brittanyr@gmail.com with questions.

August 22
Tri Stake Youth Family History Activity: More info coming, if you know about this tell Erin!

August 25
Temple Sealings Assignment: Again, send me more info!

FOR YOUR INFORMATION


Family History Work: Free subscriptions to the FamilySearch partner sites Ancestry.com, findmypast.com, and MyHeritage.com are available to ALL Latter-day Saints. Click here for more information!


Meet the Mormons is now playing at the Visitors' Center at 7 p.m. most nights. Invite friends to see it for free.

Temple Work: If you have family names you need temple work done for, you can give them to Melissa and Dan Johnson by emailing melissa.johnson.0922@gmail.com, who will help you do them.  Also, if anyone would like to do family names for someone in our ward, please contact Melissa and Dan and they'll help you get the cards to do on your own.

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
Update your lds tools app on your smart phone and you'll be able to upload your photo/s directly from your smart phone. Please contact Kristen Curran with questions: kristencurran@gmail.com.

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. The day of the week changes each month.

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.
 

July 13, 2015

This Week

Monday, July 13
Resume, Cover Letter, and ldsjobs.org Profile Help: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9am–3pm. Learn More. 

Tuesday, July 14
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, July 15
Music Makers: Is on hiatus for the summer.
West LA Moms Group: Wednesday, July 15, Virginia Avenue Park and splash pad 2200 Virginia Ave, Santa Monica CA
Ward BBQs: Join us every Wednesday (beginning June 3 through Labor Day) at the picnic area behind the ballf ield at 6 pm. Please bring your own meat to bbq and a side dish to to share. Be sure to invite your friends, family and neighbors to attend.


Thursday, July 16
Stake Temple Night: 7 pm, Chapel Session 7:30 pm Endowment Session

Saturday, July 18
Youth Temple Baptisms: 8 am, more info to come.

Sunday, July 19
Church Meetings: 9 am—Sacrament Meeting, 10:20 am—Relief Society/Elders' Quorum, 11:20 am—Sunday School.
Choir Practice: 12:30 pm every Sunday in the Westwood 1st Ward's Relief Society Room.

LOOKING AHEAD

Ward BBQs: Join us every Wednesday (beginning June 3 through Labor Day) at the picnic area behind the ballf ield at 6 pm. Please bring your own meat to bbq and a side dish to to share. Be sure to invite your friends, family and neighbors to attend.

Special Olympics: Cheer on participants in the Special Olympics this summer from July 20-August 4. Register at justserve.org (LA2015.org) as "Team Captain". Groups must be 10 people or more. Contact becca76@byu.net or marquardt.brittanyr@gmail.com with questions. 

LA Stake Annual Pioneer Day Celebration: Saturday, July 25 1-5 pm at the Westwood Building Ball Field. Activities include musket firing, rope making, old time games, doll making, pioneer laundry, bouncy castles, tug-of-war competition, watermelon eating contest, six guns. Pioneer Food, your choice of beef or pork sandwiches, hot dogs, desserts. Please contact Tim Butler if you're willing to cook some meat for the gathering. There will be a fireside at 7 pm in the Visitors' Center "How California became the Golden State." Please invite friends and neighbors!

FOR YOUR INFORMATION


Family History Work: Free subscriptions to the FamilySearch partner sites Ancestry.com, findmypast.com, and MyHeritage.com are available to ALL Latter-day Saints. Click here for more information!


Meet the Mormons is now playing at the Visitors' Center at 7 p.m. most nights. Invite friends to see it for free.

Temple Work: If you have family names you need temple work done for, you can give them to Melissa and Dan Johnson by emailing melissa.johnson.0922@gmail.com, who will help you do them.  Also, if anyone would like to do family names for someone in our ward, please contact Melissa and Dan and they'll help you get the cards to do on your own.

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
Update your lds tools app on your smart phone and you'll be able to upload your photo/s directly from your smart phone. Please contact Kristen Curran with questions: kristencurran@gmail.com.

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. The day of the week changes each month.

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.
 

June 23, 2015

This Week

Monday, June 22
Resume, Cover Letter, and ldsjobs.org Profile Help: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9am–3pm. Learn More. 

Tuesday, June 23
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, June 24
Music Makers: Is on hiatus for the summer.
West LA Moms Group: Wednesday, June 24th, Strawberry Picking at Underwood Farms in Moorpark $3 admission/ $1.99 per pound of strawberries (you can eat while you pick too, so I'm told) http://www.underwoodfamilyfarms.com Join our Facebook page and keep up on weekly outings with the kids. https://www.facebook.com/groups/westlamoms/
Ward BBQs: Join us every Wednesday (beginning June 3 through Labor Day) at the picnic area behind the ballf ield at 6 pm. Please bring your own meat to bbq and a side dish to to share. Be sure to invite your friends, family and neighbors to attend.


Sunday, June 14
Church Meetings: WARD CONFERENCE  9 am—Sacrament Meeting, 10:20 am—Relief Society/Elders' Quorum, 11:20 am—Sunday School.
Choir Practice: 12:30 pm every Sunday in the Westwood 1st Ward's Relief Society Room.


LOOKING AHEAD

Ward BBQs: Join us every Wednesday (beginning June 3 through Labor Day) at the picnic area behind the ballf ield at 6 pm. Please bring your own meat to bbq and a side dish to to share. Be sure to invite your friends, family and neighbors to attend.

Friday, July 10
Mormon Night at Dodger Stadium, 7:10 pm game. Sign up and choose your tickets (in the Relief Society binders) and pay for your tickets in advance through your tithing form--check the "other" box and fill in Dodger Tickets. Please give the form and money to a member of the Bishopric.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION


Family History Work: Free subscriptions to the FamilySearch partner sites Ancestry.com, findmypast.com, and MyHeritage.com are available to ALL Latter-day Saints. Click here for more information!


Meet the Mormons is now playing at the Visitors' Center at 7 p.m. most nights. Invite friends to see it for free.

Temple Work: If you have family names you need temple work done for, you can give them to Melissa and Dan Johnson by emailing melissa.johnson.0922@gmail.com, who will help you do them.  Also, if anyone would like to do family names for someone in our ward, please contact Melissa and Dan and they'll help you get the cards to do on your own.

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
Update your lds tools app on your smart phone and you'll be able to upload your photo/s directly from your smart phone. Please contact Kristen Curran with questions: kristencurran@gmail.com.

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. The day of the week changes each month.

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.
 

June 10, 2015

This Week

Monday, June 8
Resume, Cover Letter, and ldsjobs.org Profile Help: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9am–3pm. Learn More. 

Tuesday, June 9
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, June 10
Music Makers: Is on hiatus for the summer.
Ward BBQs: Join us every Wednesday (beginning June 3 through Labor Day) at the picnic area behind the ballf ield at 6 pm. Please bring your own meat to bbq and a side dish to to share. Be sure to invite your friends, family and neighbors to attend.


Thursday, June 11
Park Day for Parents and KidsKid's club concert at the Grove, 189 The Grove Dr, Los Angeles, CA 90036, starts at 11 AM on the grassy area behind the big fountain.

Saturday, June 13
Mother/Daughter Family History Service Project: Westwood Building from 10 am to 12 pm. Childcare will be provided.


Sunday, June 14
Church Meetings: WARD CONFERENCE  9 am—Sacrament Meeting, 10:20 am—Relief Society/Elders' Quorum, 11:20 am—Sunday School.
Choir Practice: 12:30 pm every Sunday in the Westwood 1st Ward's Relief Society Room.


LOOKING AHEAD

Ward BBQs: Join us every Wednesday (beginning June 3 through Labor Day) at the picnic area behind the ballf ield at 6 pm. Please bring your own meat to bbq and a side dish to to share. Be sure to invite your friends, family and neighbors to attend.

Friday, July 10
Mormon Night at Dodger Stadium, 7:10 pm game. Sign up and choose your tickets (in the Relief Society binders) and pay for your tickets in advance through your tithing form--check the "other" box and fill in Dodger Tickets. Please give the form and money to a member of the Bishopric.

FOR YOUR INFORMATION


Family History Work: Free subscriptions to the FamilySearch partner sites Ancestry.com, findmypast.com, and MyHeritage.com are available to ALL Latter-day Saints. Click here for more information!


Meet the Mormons is now playing at the Visitors' Center at 7 p.m. most nights. Invite friends to see it for free.

Temple Work: If you have family names you need temple work done for, you can give them to Melissa and Dan Johnson by emailing melissa.johnson.0922@gmail.com, who will help you do them.  Also, if anyone would like to do family names for someone in our ward, please contact Melissa and Dan and they'll help you get the cards to do on your own.

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
Update your lds tools app on your smart phone and you'll be able to upload your photo/s directly from your smart phone. Please contact Kristen Curran with questions: kristencurran@gmail.com.

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. The day of the week changes each month.

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.