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


           SBUF  Telephone Information:  (310) 374-1451                        President:  Les Berg        

           Newsletter:  Penny Hendricks                                                    Mailing:  Chuck Hendricks

 January  2002  February

 “Your consciousness affects every cell in your body, and every cell in your body affects your consciousness.”     Gary Zukav




January 20 – Bioneers.  Virginia Hilker presents practical solutions for restoring the earth.   We all can speak loudly and clearly on preserving our environment. Ted Doty will moderate.


January 27 -(No meeting at Mathews Cottage due to parking lot re-surfacing.)  A Commitment Worthy of the Dream, Yet Not Beyond The Stretch of Our Hands.  Rev. Bob Klein of Pacific Unitarian Church (PUC) will conduct the 11:00 a.m. service at the home of Bill and Eve Nunan in Manhattan Beach.  Following the service we will have a pot luck lunch.  Rev. Klein will help us conduct a Mission Statement Workshop with the goal of developing a short Mission Statement consistent with our values and vision. (See pages 72-77  of Churchworks by Anne Odin Heller). Les Berg and Bill Nunan will moderate.

                Contact Les or Jackie Berg with potluck information, for meal coordination.


February 3 - VIETNAM AND THAILAND.  Nancy Arnheim, who is with the Friends Force, will present a program on Vietnam and Thailand.  There will be slides and discussion.


February 9 - ANNUAL AUCTION (not on Sunday, but please come).  See Calendar below for details.


February 10 - WORDS FOR SHARING.  Beth Perkins will lead a program on poetry and short stories. Bring poems and stories, funny or serious. The program depends on you.


February 17 - WEATHER REPORT.  Ted Doty, retired meteorologist, will speak on the weather and climate of the South Bay.


February 24 - LESSONS OF HISTORY.  Looking at Chapter VII of Religion and History by Will and Ariel Durant.  We will review morality and religion and how the State has used religion to accomplish its goals. Les Berg presents and moderates the program, which is based on an Omnilore class.


                                                      VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE




Les B..

January 20

Ada Furth

Miles T..

       January 27


Lorna Mc.

February 3

Penny Hendricks

Beth P.

February 10

Les Berg

Les B..

February 17

Bob Johnson

Miles T..

February 24

Rich Johnson

Lorna Mc.

March 3

Peter Landecker

Beth P.

March 10

Lorna McClellan




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

OPENERS arrive at 10:30 a.m., unlock doors, cabinet, put out sign, start water, put on tablecloth, set up cups, coffee, etc. for the refreshments.  Please display the fellowship candle.

REFRESHMENTS need to arrive by 10:45.  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****************

January 27 - MISSION STATEMENT WORKSHOP (see above for details).

February 9 - ANNUAL SBUF AUCTION.  Come at 1:30 p.m.  Save this Saturday afternoon for a fun time at the Klein-Johnson home.  This is an important fund raiser for our fellowship.  Begin to think about some way to sell yourself!!! (like offering a service, for example).  This will not be a potluck, but bring desserts to share.  Call Linda or Bob to let them know if you would like to bring a snack or dessert.  Linda and Bob live in El Segundo.

February 17 - SBUF BOARD MEETING at Mathews Cottage after fellowship at approximately 12:30 p.m.


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During the past year the Fellowship has made progress on several fronts.

*We have new members, and visitors are with us most Sundays.

*We have children's Religious Education in the Church's Education Building on most Sundays with the hard work and leadership of Bill and Eve Nunan with the assistance of Jackie Berg.

*Hearty thanks should go to the Program Committee, Newsletter Editor, those who led services (programs).

*Thank you to the Treasurer, the Secretary and the SBUF Board for the progress we have made.

*Special thanks to the people who open and set up for Sunday meetings.

*And those who bring refreshments also deserve our thanks and appreciation. 

*Those who have opened up their homes to Fellowship events are also greatly appreciated.

      With the new year we need to follow-up on the progress made this past year. Please come to the Mission Statement Workshop on Jan. 27 when Rev. Bob Klein of PUC will be with us and to the annual auction on Saturday afternoon February 9th at the Klein-Johnsons.

                                                                                Thanks to all of you, from Les Berg


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