SOUTH BAY UNITARIAN FELLOWSHIP

MEETINGS: 11:00 a.m. SUNDAYS at 2603 Mathews Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA

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SBUF  Telephone Information:  (310) 374-1451

President:  Penny Hendricks     Newsletter:  Penny Hendricks      Treasurer: John Simpson

 

July 2013  Newsletter

Let the sunshine, let it rain, share the laughter, bear the pain and round and round we go again.. Let it be a dance. ,         Words and music by Ric Masten

                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS    

July 7 WHAT ON EARTH IS THE ACA?    Have you been reading and hearing about the Affordable Care Act (ACA) recently?  At best the information presented in the media is confusing and conflicting.  It has been very politicized and is quite controversial.  So exactly what is it and how will it affect each of us?  Join Ronda Thomas, MA, Client Resource Specialist at Beach Cities Health District in a discussion about the legislation.  Learn how the State of California is implementing it, how it will impact medical care locally, and some of the other issues surrounding the ACA.  Carol Simpson will moderate. 

July 14 - "WHO ARE WE AND HOW DID WE GET THIS WAY"  Human beings are intrinsically imperfectible - and fortunately so.  In a constantly changing world we need the flexibility that only imperfection provides.  Our "salvation" is pitiless self-discovery.  One of our very favorite speakers, Reverend Emeritus Ernie Pipes will share his thoughts on the subject.  Bob Johnson will moderate. 

July 21 BEAUTIFUL SOUTHWEST UTAH   by Peter Landecker and Lenore Snodey.  Gorgeous images of Bryce and Zion National Parks and nearby areas in Utah and southeast Nevada will be displayed.  The history, culture and wildlife of

     this area will also be discussed.  Penny Hendricks will be the moderator. 

 

July 28 THE SUPREME COURT, EDWARD SNOWDEN, GEORGE ZIMMERMAN AND MORE     Come and express your concern, frustration, or satisfaction.  Share your thoughts. 

                                                                     VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE

Opener

Date

Refreshments

Closer

John S.

July 7

Bonnie Folkart

John S.

Bob J.

July 14

Nola Frame-Gray

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

July 21

Eric LaScala

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

July 28

Lorna Mc Clellan

Claire A.

John S.

August 4

Chuck Hendricks

John S.

Bob J.

August 11

Peter Landecker

Penny H.

       *****Attention: For Openers and Refreshment persons:  ***** 

Openers arrive at 10:30 a.m., unlock doors, cabinet, put out sign, start water, put on tablecloths, make the coffee, start the water, set-up cups, etc. for the refreshments.  Please display the fellowship candle on the circular table. Place the Guest Book, name tags, and offering basket on the long table. 

Refreshments need to arrive by 11:00 a.m.  Please arrange a trade if you cannot attend or clean up on the day assigned.  When you bring refreshments, it is your turn to be responsible for the clean up of the entire refreshment table including the coffee water and supplies.  If you need help, just ask.  By the way, thank you very much!

 

***************CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS*************    

. ***************Communications Corner**************************

As of today, July 2, Les Berg, one of our long-time members, is in intensive care at Torrance Hospital.  Les has double pneumonia.  If you want to send some loving thoughts and healing energy to him at this time, he could use whatever he can get from us.  

You can send him an email from the hospital website http://www.torrancememorial.org/Patients_Visitors/E_mail_a_Patient.aspx. If you have any questions, call Penny.

 

Many thanks to Bob and Linda for hosting the potluck on June 30.  The hamburgers were great, and we ate wonderful salads and deserts.  I (for one) appreciated the chance to be together at this time.

From UUA:  We covenant to affirm and promise a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. A goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all.

How do I become a member of the South Bay Unitarian Fellowship?  Membership is open to all persons 15 years of age or older who sign a membership card expressing agreement with the purpose of the Fellowship.  Members become eligible to vote and hold office three months after signing membership cards.  Members are expected to participate in SBUF activities and to provide a helping hand and financial support when needed.  

 

SBUF Programs   If there is a particular topic you would like to see presented on a Sunday morning, or an organization you want to know more about, or a good book you would like to share, or any other ideas for Sunday morning programs, please call Penny Hendricks. Your input is valuable!  Thank you for your help.

 

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