November 17, 2014

This Week

Monday, November 17
Resume, Cover Letter, and ldsjobs.org Profile Help: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9am–3pm. Learn More. 
Mid-Singles Family Home Evening: Tacos! Tacos! Tacos! 7:30PM  We'll be joining with the Santa Monica stake and meeting at a taco joint at 8665 Washington Blvd, Culver City CA 90232. 

Tuesday, November 18
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, November 19
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.

Thursday, November 20

Park Day for Moms and Kids: Park day has moved to Thursday mornings 9:30-noon. Here's the schedule for the month:
6th: Aiden's Place
13th: Cheviot Hills (Motor and Pico, behind the pool and rec center)
20th: Library Park (Overland just north of the 10 freeway, by the library and rec center.)
27th: THANKSGIVING, no park day!

Saturday, November 22


Sunday, November 23
Church Meetings: 10:20 am—Relief Society/Elders' Quorum, 11:20 am—Sunday School, 12:20 pm—Sacrament Meeting.
Choir Practice: 9 am every Sunday in the Westwood 1st Ward's Relief Society Room. Please bring a friend and meet before church in the Seminary room.


LOOKING AHEAD

Starting Saturday, November 29 
Christmas at the Los Angeles Temple Visitors' Center. Invite your neighbors, friends and family to enjoy the Christmas lights at the temple and nightly events at the Visitors' Center this holiday season to celebrate the true meaning of Christmas. Visit here for the full schedule: www.facebook.com/LATVC.

Every Saturday in December
Service to consider during December:  we will be assigned to clean the church building during December and will have a signup sheet for that soon.  As always, church cleaning happens on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m.


December 4
Temple Sealings are assigned to our ward for December 4th at 12:30 in the afternoon.  They need three men and three women to come.  You may just show up, no need to sign up. 

December 6
A Classy Christmas Soiree for Mid-Singles. 8:30pm - 11:30PM.  Santa Monica 2nd Ward Building 1257 Centinela Ave, Santa Monica, Ca 90404
Come dressed in your fanciest holiday finery—mocktails, mingling, desserts and dancing.  Please bring an unwrapped toy to donate to Toys for Tots.  www.facebook.com/events/307601802776141/
 
December 14
Ward Sacrament Meeting Christmas program 

December 19
Ward Christmas Party, more details to follow. Hey people on the Christmas party committee, please send Erin info ASAP, thanks!

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!

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.

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

November 3, 2014

This Week

Monday, November 3
Resume, Cover Letter, and ldsjobs.org Profile Help: Los Angeles California Employment Resource Center. 9am–3pm. Learn More.Family Home Evening for Mid-Singles: Monday November 3, 2014 - Science Lab NIght! -7:30 p.m.  Come for a fun night of fun and experiments. We'll be meeting at Dallin Large and Jared Le Sueur's house (1818 Fairburn Ave #203 LA, CA 90025)

Tuesday, November 4
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, November 5
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.

Thursday, November 6

Park Day for Moms and Kids: Park day has moved to Thursday mornings 9:30-noon. Here's the schedule for the month: Thursday, October 2: Roxbury Park  (Olympic and Roxbury, parking metered off Roxbury, or around in the alley by the park). Thursday, October 9: Cheviot Hills Park (off Motor and south of Pico, behind the swimming pool and rec center). Thursday, October 16: Aiden's Place. Thursday, October 23: Veteran's Park (Culver and Overland, parking lot off Culver, west of Overland) Thursday, October 30: Aiden's Place

Saturday, November 8

Stake Conference: All meetings at the Los Angeles Stake Center. 1209 S. Manhattan Place, LA, CA 90019) Stake Priesthood Leadership Meeting: Saturday, November 8, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Adult Session (ages 12+): Saturday, November 8, 7:00-9:00 p.m. General Session: Sunday, November 9, 10:00am - 12:00 p.m. Please note that individuals ages 12 and up are invited to attend the adult session on Saturday night at 7 p.m. and there will be babysitting provided for children younger than 12.  Bring the whole family to this session!

Sunday, November 9
Stake Conference: All meetings at the Los Angeles Stake Center. 1209 S. Manhattan Place, LA, CA 90019) Stake Priesthood Leadership Meeting: Saturday, November 8, 4:00-6:00 p.m. Adult Session (ages 12+): Saturday, November 8, 7:00-9:00 p.m. General Session: Sunday, November 9, 10:00am - 12:00 p.m. Please note that individuals ages 12 and up are invited to attend the adult session on Saturday night at 7 p.m. and there will be babysitting provided for children younger than 12.  Bring the whole family to this session!

LOOKING AHEAD


November 16

Thanksgiving Musical Fireside for LA and Santa Monica Mid-Singles: Sunday November 16, 2014 - 7:30 p.m. UCLA Institute Building (856 Hilgard Ave., LA, CA 90024).  A special and sophisticated evening of reflection, music and praise to usher in the Thanksgiving Season. A sit down dessert will follow.  Carpooling recommend - parking is limited.
 
December 12
Ward Christmas Party, more details to follow.

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!

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.

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

October 27, 2014

This Week

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

Tuesday, October 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.

Wednesday, October 29
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.

Thursday, October 30

Park Day for Moms and Kids: Park day has moved to Thursday mornings 9:30-noon. Here's the schedule for the month: Thursday, October 2: Roxbury Park  (Olympic and Roxbury, parking metered off Roxbury, or around in the alley by the park). Thursday, October 9: Cheviot Hills Park (off Motor and south of Pico, behind the swimming pool and rec center). Thursday, October 16: Aiden's Place. Thursday, October 23: Veteran's Park (Culver and Overland, parking lot off Culver, west of Overland) Thursday, October 30: Aiden's Place

Saturday, November 1

Ward Service Project: PATH (People Assisting the Homeless). 8:30 am at the Westwood Building where we'll be assembling boxed lunches to be donated to PATH (People Assisting the Homless.)  Also, we're looking for donations of lunch food items such as whole grain bread, small apples, string cheese, chips, crackers, or granola bars, cookies, baby carrots.  You can arrange to drop off food donations the day of or with a member of the Relief Society presidency or Relief Society planning committee beforehand if you're not able to attend Saturday morning to assemble lunches.  Signup sheets to bring items are in the binders at Relief Society.  Please click HERE to view the flyer with more information about this event
Baptisms: Olivia and Kate Swain's baptisms will be at 5 pm at the Stake Center. All are invited to come and show support for these girls.


Sunday, November 2
Church Meetings: 10:20 am—Relief Society/Elders' Quorum, 11:20 am—Sunday School, 12:20 pm—Sacrament Meeting.
Choir Practice: 12 pm every Sunday. Please bring a friend and meet before church in the Seminary room.


LOOKING AHEAD


November 8 and 9
Stake Conference:
at the Los Angeles Stake Center.  Mark your calendars!  Please note that individuals ages 12 and up are invited to attend the adult session on Saturday night at 7 p.m. and there will be babysitting provided for children younger than 12.  Bring the whole family to this session! Sunday's meeting begins at 10 am.


FOR YOUR INFORMATION

Free Item:
Kathie Johnson is giving away a free hospital bed, please contact (it will need to be picked up in Cerritos) her if you're interested.
310-476-2080


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!

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.

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