Family History Idea of the Week – 31 Flavorful New Year’s Resolutions

Greetings, Everyone: We hope your Christmas holiday was a joyous occasion. It’s hard to believe that this year is coming to an end.  With the new year upon…

THE LIVING CHRIST – THE TESTIMONY OF THE APOSTLES

THE LIVING CHRIST THE TESTIMONY OF THE APOSTLES The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints X As we commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ two millennia ago,…

Händel’s Messiah – “Worthy Is The Lamb That Was Slain”

Worthy is the Lamb that was slain, and hath redeemed us to God by His blood, to receive power, and riches, and wisdom, and strength, and honour, and…

Händel’s Messiah – “If God Be For Us, Who Can Be Against Us?”

If God be for us, who can be against us? -Romans 8 : 31   Who shall lay anything to the charge of God’s elect? It is God…

Family History of the Week – Wishing You a Very Merry Christmas

Hello, Everyone! It’s Christmas week, and we just want to wish you all a very merry Christmas.  We are not forwarding any family history ideas this week, but…

Händel’s Messiah – “But Thanks Be To God”

But thanks be to God, who giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. -I Corinthians 15 : 57   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tPa1cIVIZJo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hhcURZVx5k (Complete)

Händel’s Messiah – “O Death, Where Is Thy Sting?”

Then shall be brought to pass the saying that is written: Death is swallowed up in victory. -I Corinthians 15 : 54   O death, where is thy…

Händel’s Messiah – “Behold, I Tell You A Mystery”

Behold, I tell you a mystery; we shall not all sleep, but we shall all be changed in a moment, in the twinkling of an eye, at the…

Händel’s Messiah – “I Know That My Redeemer Liveth”

I know that my Redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth. And though worms destroy this body, yet in my flesh…

Händel’s Messiah – “Hallelujah”

Hallelujah! for the Lord God Omnipotent reigneth. -Revelation 19 : 6 The kingdom of this world is become the kingdom of our Lord, and of His Christ; and…

Händel’s Messiah – “Let All The Angels of God Worship Him”

Let all the angels of God worship Him. -Hebrews 1 : 6   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kPX-Fpr1BGs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hhcURZVx5k&t=19s (Complete)

Händel’s Messiah – “Lift Up Your Heads, O Ye Gates”

Lift up your heads, O ye gates; and be ye lift up, ye everlasting doors; and the King of Glory shall come in. Who is this King of…

Family History Idea of the Week – Virtual Family History Reunions

Merry Christmas, Everyone! X Family reunions are a major part of our Christmas traditions, but with the pandemic surging, we are unable to gather as we love to…

Händel’s Messiah – “All We Like Sheep Have Gone Astray”

All we, like sheep, have gone astray; we have turned every one to his own way, and the Lord hath laid on Him the iniquity of us all….

Händel’s Messiah – “And With His Stripes We are Healed”

And with His stripes we are healed. -Isaiah 53 : 5   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=95laD2ujus4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hhcURZVx5k (Complete)

Händel’s Messiah – “Surely, He Hath Borne Our Griefs”

  Surely He hath borne our griefs, and carried our sorrows! He was wounded for our transgressions, He was bruised for our iniquities; the chastisement of our peace…

Händel’s Messiah – “Behold The Lamb of God”

  Behold the Lamb of God, that taketh away the sin of the world. -John 1 : 29   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48z6-SRwoas https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hhcURZVx5k (Complete)

Händel’s Messiah – “His Yoke Is Easy”

His yoke is easy, and his burden is light. -Matthew 11 : 30   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eaLOC74TVMQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hhcURZVx5k (Complete)

Händel’s Messiah – “Then Shall The Eyes of the Blind Be Opened”

Then shall the eyes of the blind be opened, and the ears of the deaf unstopped. Then shall the lame man leap as an hart, and the tongue…

Händel’s Messiah – “For Unto Us A Child Is Born”

For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful,…

Händel’s Messiah – “There Were Shepherds Abiding In The Field”

And there were in the same country shepherds abiding in the field, keeping watch over their flock by night. And, lo, the angel of the Lord came upon…

Händel’s Messiah – “Rejoice Greatly, O Daughter of Zion”

Rejoice greatly, O daughter of Zion; shout, O daughter of Jerusalem! Behold, thy King cometh unto thee; He is the righteous Saviour, and He shall speak peace unto…

Händel’s Messiah – “Oh Thou That Tellest Glad Tidings”

O thou that tellest good tidings to Zion, get thee up into the high mountain. O thou that tellest good tidings to Jerusalem, lift up thy voice with…

Händel’s Messiah – “But Who May Abide the Day of His Coming?”

But who may abide the day of his coming? and who shall stand when he appeareth? for he is like a refiner’s fire, and like fullers’ soap: -Malachi 3:2  …

Message from President Plotkin

In listening to President Nelson a couple of weeks ago I reflected on the many things for which I am grateful. Family and friends, health and strength, basic…

Händel’s Messiah – “And the Glory of the Lord Shall Be Revealed”

And the glory of the Lord shall be revealed, and all flesh shall see it together: for the mouth of the Lord hath spoken it. -Isaiah 40:5 X https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6z_tFJosT3k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7hhcURZVx5k (Complete)

Händel’s Messiah – “Every Valley Shall Be Exalted”

Every valley shall be exalted, and every mountain and hill shall be made: and the crooked shall be made straight, and the rough places plain: -Isaiah  60:4  …

Händel’s Messiah – “Behold, A Virgin Shall Conceive”

Behold, a virgin shall conceive, and bear a son, and shall call his name Emmanuel, God with us. -Isaiah 7:14   O Zion, that bringest good tidings, get…

Händel’s Messiah – “Comfort Ye”

Comfort ye, comfort ye my people, saith your God. Speak ye comfortably to Jerusalem, and cry unto her, that her warfare is accomplished, that her iniquity is pardoned: The…

Family History Idea of the Week – Family History Christmas Advent Calendar

Hello Everyone, X We hope you had a safe and wonderful Thanksgiving Holiday! X With Christmas just around the corner, it’s time to take out the advent calendars…

Family History Idea of the Week – Gratitude for Our Ancestors

Greetings, Everyone! X Last Friday, we were blessed to hear the words of our beloved prophet, Russell M. Nelson.  To help us through these trying times, he counseled…

Family History Idea of the Week – Happy 400th Anniversary Mayflower!

Hello Everyone, On November 11, 1620, the Mayflower landed in America bringing hope and religious freedom to those on board.  Today, there are over 35 million Americans who…

Family Values Award – David and Kelly Cain

On a chilly autumn Saturday evening, November 7, 2020, eight people quietly gathered to honor a special couple in our city. Unlike in years past, this assembly was…

Family History Idea of the Week – Family History Work in a Jiffy

Hello Everyone! What a beautiful Autumn morning!  The leaves are beginning to fall, the triple digits of summer are waning into cooler temperatures, and we can feel Heavenly…

Family History Idea of the Week – Fishers of Men

Good Morning, Everyone! X We hope you had a wonderful weekend! X Our Savior, Jesus Christ, invited certain fishermen to: X “Follow me, and I will make you…

Family History Idea of the Week – Let’s Get Cooking!

  Last week we sent you a Family History Bingo card that has several ideas of activities that can be done in the comfort of our own home. …

Family History Idea of the Week – Picture This!

Happy Monday, Everyone! What a wonderful weekend it was.  We had the opportunity to show our love and gratitude to our outgoing stake presidency, President Beyler, President McKell,…

Family History Idea of the Week – B-I-N-G-O!

Greetings Everyone! One of the most beloved games in America is “Bingo”.  Youngsters on up to our most mature friends enjoy finding the numbers in the corresponding letter…

New Orangecrest Bishopric

Announcing our new Orangecrest Ward Bishopric: Bishop: Mike Miller (center) 1st Counselor: Josh Heckroth (left) 2nd Counselor: Derek Link (right)

Family History Idea of the Week – The Lord’s Harvest

Dear Friends, The Autumn harvest is upon us and we see the bounteous abundance all around us.  We have labored long and hard in our gardens, and it…

New Mount Rubidoux Bishopric

Announcing our new Mount Rubidoux Bishopric: Bishop: Todd Jorgenson (center) 1st Counselor: Alex Juttner (right) 2nd Counselor: Curtis Ballentyne (left)  

Missionary Send Off

Elder Josh Yeyna of the Orangecrest Ward was set apart tonight as a Missionary to serve in the Baltic Mission. Josh is a convert who joined the Church…

ExpoGenealogía Family History Event – ExpoGenealogía, Evento de Historia Familiar

The Mexico Area Presidency, with the support of FamilySearch, has organized a family history event called ExpoGenealogía. This conference is completely online and free of charge. It will…

Family History Idea of the Week – You’ve Got Your Granddaddy’s Nose!

 Hello Everyone! Catching images of ourselves and our loved ones has been an important method of preserving our memories for centuries.  The “daguerreotype” or “daguerreotypy” process was the…

So! You Wanna Donate Blood! Here are some Great Tips!

FIVE THINGS TO PUT IN YOUR MOUTH BEFORE GIVING BLOOD So you’ve made the decision to give blood, which means the idea is planted in your brain. So…

Riverside Stake Blood Drive October 15th

The American Red Cross is so grateful for partners that continue to stand with them throughout the coronavirus pandemic. Please click this link to schedule your appointment: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/drive-results?zipSponsor=LDSRiv…

Family History Idea of the Week – Memory Game

Hello Everyone! We hope you are all doing well. X Autumn has arrived yet summer’s triple digits are still lingering.  A great way to combine both seasons is…

Reflections from Leadership: Serving in a Stake Presidency

Just weeks ago, I finished up a church leadership assignment that spanned the last six years.  For context, this role comprised leading about 4,000 members of our church…

A Return to In Person Worship Services October 11th

  We are excited to announce our worship services will resume in person on October 11th. Stay tuned for more details! As we prepare to meet again, we…

Upcoming General Conference of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Oct. 3-4)

5 Ways to Watch or Listen to October 2020 General Conference Live Plus 3 ways to enjoy conference later While the world struggles with a pandemic, economic hardship,…

Family History Idea of the Week – RootsTech Conference

Happy Autumn Everyone! After a long sizzling summer, it’s time for some cool news…The upcoming 2021 RootsTech Conference will be held virtually on February 25-27, and best of…

Special Day of Fasting & Prayer Request

Dear Brothers and Sisters, We extend our love to you and want you to know we are praying for your safety and well-being. This is a time of…

Emergency Preparedness Tips

Earthquakes are ready for California! We hope you will use these simple photos as guides to prepare yourself and your family:   Sister Valerie Albrechtsen previously of the…

Relief Society Master Class by Sheri Marquez

Sheri Marquez a Marriage & Family Therapist presents: “That Discomfort You Feel is Grief – 9 Things To Do” You can view the entire presentation by clicking on…

Riverside New Stake Presidency 2020

President Joseph C. Caldwell 1st Counselor L. Randall Plotkin 2nd Counselor Elias Valencia  

Family History Idea of the Week – Let’s Roll!

Happy Labor Day, Everyone! As we continue to stay indoors, finding hands-on help getting started on the FamilySearch website is limited.  Fortunately, there are a few 4-minute “How To”…

Womens Master Class Invitation

All Women are invited to attend this Master Class hosted by Sheri Marquez on Sunday Sept 13th via Zoom at 7pm CLICK HERE FOR ACCESS: 815 5348 9793…

Family History Idea of the Week – Family Tree Keepsake

Happy Monday Everyone! It’s hard to believe that the new school year has already begun, (albeit virtually), and the holidays are just around the corner!  If you would…

Family History Idea of the Week – Indexing — A Nice Surprise!

Hello Everyone, We hope you all are doing well and surviving the heat wave as well as the pandemic. X Researching names in our family tree may seem daunting and…

Family History Idea of the Week – Let’s Make Lemonade!

Hi Everyone, Summer continues to sizzle and staying indoors is challenging.  These are the times when we need to take the lemons of life and turn them into…

September 2020 Riverside Special Stake Conference (updated Sept. 5)

We invite all to attend a Special Stake Conference, Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM PST. This meeting will be broadcast via technology using the Church communication…

Woodcrest New Bishopric

The Riverside Stake announced the Woodcrest new Bishopric via Zoom Sunday August 23rd with over 100 attendees participating. With President Mark McKell presiding he asked that those participating…

Come Unto Him by Overcoming the Natural Man by Robert Krepps

I would like to express my gratitude to speak with you today; when I listen to a talk, I rarely take notes or email myself on things a…

Multi-Stake Zoom Youth Fireside Invitation

The Riverside Youth are invited to participate in a Multi-Stake Zoom Fireside Sunday August 30th at 7pm. Guest Speaker is Sister Kristen Murray a licensed clinical social worker…

A Tale of Two Missionaries……

Elders Samuel Suzuki and Devon Wolsleger were serving their separate Missions in Japan for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Then Covid 19 hit. They continued…

Missionary Callings During Covid 19

A by-product of the Covid-19 pandemic has been an uncertain and disruptive time for full time missionary service in the Lord’s church. But be not mistaken, the Lord’s…

Members Working to Feed the Homeless Community

Members of the Orangecrest Ward participated in putting together & handing out 120 meals for our local Homeless Community. The project is called Hot Meals & has been…

“Back to School Panel” Video Presentation

Wondering how school will look for you and your children? Our “Back to School Panel” was recorded and now available for you to gain insights and tips to…

The Pathways Program

The Fall semester for Pathways will be starting in September. You are invited to explore BYU’s Pathway Program with help from Fred & Cathy Hanson of the Orangecrest…

Daily Righteous Behaviors in My Routine by Ralph Strong

Likely each of us has daily routines that provide a sense of direction and purpose in our lives. Some are so imbedded as part of daily living that…

2020 Virtual Seminary Kickoff Fireside 8/16 at 6pm

We are very excited about seminary this year and look forward to seeing the youth again. Below you will find the program detail for the fireside & the…

Master Class “Back to School Panel” Sunday Aug 9th at 7pm

We are so excited to share our next master class a Back to School Panel featuring a school principal, teacher, homeschooling parent and public school parent. Our goal…

Riverside Stake Relief Society Blanket Service Project

The Riverside Stake Relief Society Presidency has been praying for ways to connect during this time when we can’t be together physically.  We are starting a Stake Relief…

Master Class “Fortifying our Homes” by Mindy Heckroth

In case you missed it here is a video presentation  of our Master Class on Pornography as presented by Mindy Heckroth of the Orangecrest Ward  

2020 Riverside Stake Seminary Graduation

This past weekend we held our 2020 Riverside Stake Seminary Graduation. Because we aren’t yet able to meet together in large groups, a few stake leaders caravanned to…

Important Message from President Beyler

Make This Mother’s Day More Memorable in Two Ways by Mark McKell

Can I invite you to do something different than maybe your normal routine on Mother’s Day? This year, rather than dropping off a box of chocolates, a bouquet…

Video Showing Great Things Happening in Riverside!

This food delivery was organized and sponsored by the Riverside Stake’s Director of Church Communications, formerly Director of Public Affairs, under the direction of the Riverside Stake Presidency.

Message from Stake Presidency

Message from Stake Presidency

Come Unto Him: Riverside Stake 2020 Ward Conference Presentation

The Riverside, California Stake Presidency has completed their formal 2020 Ward Conferences for the nine Ward in the Riverside, California Stake.   Many have asked for the presentation slides…

2020 Riverside, California Stake Theme: Come Unto Him

The theme for the Riverside, California Stake for 2020 is, “Come Unto Him.” The theme scripture this year is taken from the New Testament in Matthew 11:28-30, “Come…

Riverside Stake Conference Invitation

Be Still & Know that I am God

The Riverside, California Stake Presidency has completed their formal 2019 Ward Conferences for the nine Ward in the Riverside, California Stake.   Many have asked for the presentation slides…

Riverside Stake Conference Invitation

Riverside Stake Wide Family Home Evening December 10th

Better than Häagen-Dazs Peanut Butter Chocolate Ice Cream

When I was a teenager I had a church youth leader who had a big impact on my life.  Oh, how I could write volumes of how this…

RIVERSIDE YOUTH DANCE

WHEN: SEPTEMBER 15, 2018 TIME: 7:00 – 10:00 P.M. PLACE: 4375 JACKSON STREET, RIVERSIDE, CA 92503 ATTIRE: CHURCH DRESS FREE PHOTO BOOTH & CHOCOLATE FOUNTAIN! Dance Flyer –…

Riverside Stake Girls Camp Registration

Click Blue Registration Packet Link Below 2018 Girls Camp Registration Packet SCHOOL REGISTRATION

New Ward Boundaries

Click on the image below for more details Sacrament Meeting Times

Heritage Day Celebration

Moments of Significance

Think of the moments or experiences in your life that are so clear to you that you can remember them like they were yesterday.  You remember where you…

Are You Prepared for an Emergency?

Our Stake Presidency & Bishops express a desire for each family to prepare for emergencies in a timely manner. The desire is not to prepare in an expensive…

Invitation to 13th Annual Crystal Apple Awards

We invite you to join us for the 13th Annual Crystal Apple Awards along with our distinguished quests within the Riverside Community. Latter-day Saint Riverside area High School students…

Please join us for Stake Conference

2018 Riverside Youth Conference

For all youth 14-18! Arrive Thursday Feb 15th between 6-7pm (please eat before arriving) at the Stake Center. Depart Saturday Feb 17th between 9:30-9:45pm at the Blaine Building….

Bah Hum Bug to New Year’s Resolutions!

This is the best time of year!  I always enjoy the final weeks of December and the first few weeks of January.  It’s such a great time of…

Worldwide Live Message from President Russell M. Nelson

A Special Invitation for Tuesday, January 16 Members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from around the world are invited to participate in a live…