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

SBUF  Telephone Information:  (310) 374-1451

President:  Penny Hendricks     Newsletter:  Penny Hendricks      Programs:  Penny Hendricks


October  2007  Newsletter

“Go Out on a limb.  That’s where the fruit is.” Jimmy Carter


                                             SUNDAY PROGRAMS


September 30 - UNITED NATIONS REVISITED    Our speaker this morning is Jim Stanbury.  He will remind us about this important world organization and lead a discussion of current happenings.  Jim teaches Political Science at Harbor College.


October 7 - IS THAT ALL THERE IS?  What is happening to me?  How did I get here?  What do I do now?  Rhonda Thomas is a practicing therapist currently working to help people at Beach Cities Health District.  She will facilitate a discussion and sharing of our thoughts and feelings.  Penny will moderate.


October 14 -  THE WISDOM OF NO ESCAPE   This is the title of a book by Pema Chodron.  It is a book about making friends with ourselves and our world.  It is about accepting the situation of “no exit”.  The book presents a Buddhist way of “being” in each moment.  Penny Hendricks will share some of the book and her thoughts about it.    


October 21 -  LIBRA PARTY AND POTLUCK  (no meeting at Mathews Cottage)   Come to see Beth Perkins’ newly redecorated  home and bring a favorite dish to share.  No matter what sign you were born under, come and celebrate.

         Time:  4:00 p.m.   Place:   Hawthorne

         RSVP by calling and let Beth know what you will bring.    


October 28 - THE LANDSCAPE OF HUMAN POTENTIAL  What if we took everything that all the various cultures have to tell us about the human potential - about spiritual growth, psychological growth, social growth, etc?  What if, further, we attempted to find all the essential pathways to these areas of human development?  Utilizing the full range of resources that modernity makes available, what practices might we follow to awaken our slumbering potentials and to facilitate human evolution?  Reverend Emeritus Ernie Pipes presents this subject and will lead us in a discussion.  Lenore Snodey will moderate this morning. 


                                                VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE






Chuck H.

   September 30

Miles Thompson


John S.

John S.

  October 7

Les Berg


Beth P.

Bob J.

   October 14

Chuck Hendricks


John S.


   October 21




Chuck H.

   October 28

Claire Aukerman


Penny H.

John S.

   November 4

Bob Johnson


Beth P.

Bob J.

   November 11

Rich Johnson


John S.

       *****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 on the circular 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*************


October 14 - SBUF BOARD OF DIRECTORS’ MEETING     After fellowship, in Mathews Cottage.  Everyone is welcome.


October 21 – LIBRA PARTY AND POTLUCK at Beth Perkins home at 4:00 p.m.


October 26 – BEACH CITIES SYMPHONY  free concert Friday evening.  Call Peter Landecker for more info or checkout

   ***************Communications Corner***************************

 In case you wondered, the Libras in the fellowship include, Peter Landecker, Les Berg, Beth Perkins, Lorna McClellan and Linda Klein.

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.


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.

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