MEETINGS: 10:45 a.m. SUNDAY at 2603 Mathews, Redondo Beach

SBUF Telephone Information: 374-1451
President: Les Berg

Newsletter Editor: Penny Hendricks 

Mailing: Chuck Hendricks

February - March 1999

"Peace is not absence of strife. Peace is acceptance and surrender to that which is."


February 7 - STATEMENT OF CONSCIENCE We will gather our opinions in this workshop studying the UUA draft of a statement of conscience. Comments are welcome on the substance and wording of the statement concerning economic injustice, poverty, and racism. Marian Kerr will send our results to the UUA for use at the General Assembly and for future community action. Moderator: Lorna McClellan

February 14 - JOURNEY TOWARD WHOLENESS We will meet to discuss what we can do to increase communication and contact between ourselves and our neighbors who may be of differing racial backgrounds. We will also collect donations to support UUA anti-racism efforts nationwide. Moderator: Lorna McClellan

February 21 - POSSIBLE AND IMPOSSIBLE MIRACLES What limits do the laws of nature place on us? What limits do we place on ourselves? What limits can we overcome with heart and soul? Bill Nunan will lead an exploration of such questions. Moderator: Bill Nunan

February 28 - NO MEETING AT MATHEWS See Calendar for General Meeting info.

March 7 - THE COVENENTS AMONG US Dale Osborne, UU Ministerial student, will explore the agreements we have made with each other, the bonds we have created, and how we may perpetuate that closeness. This morning’s program will include an order of service and hymns, which Dale has prepared for us. Please join us in welcoming him. Moderator: Les Berg

March 14 - WHEN YOU THINK OF GOD, WHAT DO YOU SEE? Penny Hendricks will present some of the thoughts and views presented in a recent magazine article and offer you the opportunity to share your personal view. Penny will moderate.

March 21 - PILGRIMAGE Are you satisfied with your life? Are you achieving what you wish? Sharon Spurlock will guide a discussion of how to achieve a different state of awareness. This will be based on a chapter from SAGA, a collection of thought provoking essays and interviews from Jonathan Young, a recent SBUF speaker. Moderator: Sharon Spurlock

March 28 - A TIMELY TOPIC Milt Holmen will present a program on the evolution of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration itself, and pharmaceutical research processes. He has some startling information to share with us. Moderator: Peter Landecker






Beth Perkins

February 14

Penny Hendricks

Herbert G.

February 21

Bob Johnson


February 28


Lorna Mc.

March 7

Rich Johnson

Beth P.

March 14

Gloria Miller

Herbert G.

March 21

Marian Kerr

Les Berg

March 28

Peter Landecker

Lorna Mc.

April 4

Bill Nunan


*****ATTENTION: For Openers and Refreshment persons: *****

OPENERS arrive at 10:15, unlock doors, cabinet, put out sign, start water, put on tablecloth, set up cups, coffee, etc. for the refreshments. Please light the fellowship candle.

REFRESHMENTS need to arrive by 10:25. 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!!!

If you cannot bring refreshments on the date listed in the newsletter, you may call someone and trade with them for another date that is more convenient.

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


February 21 - NEXT BOARD MEETING after fellowship on Sunday at Mathews Cottage.

(at approximately 12:30 p.m.)

February 27 - POTLUCK AND GENERAL MEETING at The Aukermans’ home, Hermosa Beach. Arrive at 5:30 p.m. for early dinner, followed by a meeting for the whole membership of the fellowship. Please call Claire to indicate what dish you plan to bring.

March 26 - BEACH CITIES SYMPHONY presents a program of Haydn and Hummel. The free concert is Friday night at 8:15 p.m. in the Marsee Auditorium. There is a small charge for parking.

April 17 - ANNUAL AUCTION will be held at 3:00 p.m. in the afternoon, at the Thompsons’ home. Mark your calendar now and think about something to offer.


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Our deepest sympathy is extended to Jackie Berg in the loss of her daughter, Ruth. Please extend your love and thoughts to Jackie and Les in this difficult time. Les is improving, slowly recovering from very difficult eye surgeries.


Send a little love to Bea Schwartz who is recovering from her second cataract surgery.

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