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

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

Newsletter:  Penny Hendricks                                     Mailing:  Chuck Hendricks

March 2002


“There is very little difference in people, but that little difference makes a big difference.  The little difference is attitude.  The big difference is whether it is positive or negative.”

                                                                                                                         Clement Stone




March 3.  PRIMARY ELECTION.  Pros and cons on ballot measures.  Bring any information from organizations and newspapers.  We especially need input about judges (pro or con).  Beth Perkins will moderate.


March 10.  A LOOK AT BRAZIL.  Frank Braun, a writer with interests in the space program, will talk about Brazil's Amazon river and about Brazil's space program.  Beth Perkins will moderate.


March 17.  REACH OUT AND TOUCH.  Learn about two programs operating right here in our own front (or back) yard.  Project: NEEDS and The Aids Heartline are programs created by members of St. Paul’s United Methodist Church, people who “walk the talk”.  Sharon Savage will tell us about these programs right here in our community.  Penny Hendricks will moderate.


March 24.  BEACH CITIES HEALTH DISTRICT.  Vanessa Poster of the Beach Cities Health District will speak about the work of the Health District.  Les Berg will moderate.


March 31.  A UNITARIAN PRESENTS:  JESUS.  Rich Johnson will moderate and speak on a subject heretofore never discussed at this fellowship: What Jesus said and did, according to Saint Luke.         


April 7. GENERAL CONGREGATIONAL MEETING.  Three times each year (according to SBUF by-laws) we are required to hold a meeting of the whole membership.  Your attendance is needed.  At this spring meeting we will:  designate a nominating committee for the next Board of Directors;  vote on the proposed Mission Statement;  discuss where we go from here, including your interest in a part-time pastor, a different meeting place, financial questions, or any concern or wish you might have.  Les Berg will moderate.  Please plan to attend.  Your input is important to everyone.



                                                      VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE




Beth P.

March 10

Lorna McClellan

Les B.

       March 17

Dave Miller

Miles T.

March 24

Chuck Hendricks


March 31

Bill Nunan

Lorna Mc.

April 7

Beth Perkins

Beth P.

April 14

John/Carol Simpson

Les B.

April 21

Miles Thompson

Miles T.

April 28

Claire Aukerman




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

OPENERS arrive at 10:30, 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 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!!!

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****************


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


March 29 - BEACH CITIES SYMPHONY Works of Handel, Franck, and Strauss.  Friday at 8:15 p.m., in the Marsee Auditorium, El Camino College.  Call Peter Landecker for more information.


*********************COMMUNICATION CORNER*******************                           



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.


****The ANNUAL AUCTION held February 9th at the Klein-Johnsons’ was very successful: over $1300 was raised for the support of the fellowship.  Please attend the General Membership Meeting on April 7th.


                                                                                Thanks to all of you, from Les Berg



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