Los Angeles, CA – Help Desk.

Participants will sit down with Reverend Ed Bacon, esteemed pastor and self-help expert recently featured Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Super Soul Sunday,” to discuss these concerns and receive inspiring advice, right in the heart of Venice Beach, California! Refer to the flier below for application information.

WHAT: Seeking participants for the new show “Help Desk” for The Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN)

WHEN: Thursday June 6

WHO: Reverend Ed Bacon is a celebrated self-help expert recently featured on Oprah Winfrey Network’s “Super Soul Sunday”. He is the rector of All Saints Church in Pasadena, a congregation dedicated to urban ministry and interfaith dialogue.

WHERE: Recreation center in Venice Beach, CA

DESCRIPTION: Help Desk is a new television show on OWN that features renowned self-help experts making themselves available in public spaces to provide advice to anyone who needs it. Help Desk is a deeply substantive series that grounds some of the great wisdom provided by today’s top experts and helps people live better and more fulfilling lives. Although the event is public, we are looking to secure a select group of participants who will be given priority to gain a spot to sit down with Reverend Bacon.

WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR: We need people who are seeking advice to help them with a specific life issue or circumstance.

Below are several examples but we are open to hearing about any particular issues you would like to discuss:

Leaving or questioning faith
Dealing with criticism
The stress involved by “coming out” to family and friends
Conflicting sexual and spiritual identities
Loss of a family member or friend
Divorce or breakup
Coping with job loss
Struggling with alienation, loneliness, or existential doubt
Overcoming addiction
Veterans suffering from PTSD
Managing work life and spiritual life
Combating stereotypes
Overcoming specific anxieties or fears
Parenting issues
Financial hardship
Sex and relationship issues


We need applicants to be available during the day on June 6 at the beach recreation center in Venice Beach, California
Simple description of yourself (age, profession, relationships status) contact information (email and phone number)
Photo of yourself
Single paragraph description of the specific life circumstance that you need spiritual advice to overcome.
Specific question(s) you would like to ask Reverend Bacon
If selected, applicants will need to sign an Appearance Release

Send email with answers to the above questions to: AdviceRevBacon@gmail.com

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