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



September  2008  Newsletter

“I believe we will have better government when men and women discuss issues together and make their decisions on the basis of their differing areas of concern for the welfare of their families and their world.  Too often the great decisions are originated and given form in bodies made up wholly of men or so completely dominated by them that whatever of special value women have to offer is shunted aside without expression.”                                                   by Eleanor Roosevelt


                                             SUNDAY PROGRAMS


September 7 – THE RACE IS ON    No matter what thoughts have entered your mind during the last three weeks, come and  talk about the good and the bad.  Share your anxieties and talk about what really pushes your buttons.  Are you hopeful or do you feel hopeless?  Will our votes count?  Please share your concerns about the future and why you feel the way you do.  Penny Hendricks will moderate.


September 14 – JOURNEYING THROUGH THE BLESSED DARKNESS:  an exploration of the creative aspects of our SHADOW SELVES.   Our guest speaker is a lifelong Unitarian, Barbara Reinhart.  Barbara‘s presentation will include illustrations from the classics in children’s literature. Barbara has served our Association as District President and as chair of the Board of the Starr King School for the Ministry.  Her lectures and workshops offer meaningful insights into ourselves.  Bob Johnson will moderate.


September 21 – FAITH OF AN ATHEIST   Theists often claim that atheists are faith-blind and have no reason to have morals.  Jerry Parker will discuss the faith and basis for morals of atheists.  Jerry Parker is a longtime Unitarian and Humanist philosopher.  John Simpson  will moderate.


September 28 – THE UNITED NATIONS REVISITED  Jim Stanbery will return to answer our questions and discuss how the United States is viewed in the world.   Do we have any positive influence in the world at this time?  Jim Stanbery teaches political Science at Harbor College.  Beth Perkins will moderate.


October 5  -  LIFE IN CHINA

      October 12   ERNIE PIPES  will be our speaker.

                                                VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE






John S.

  Sept. 7

Les Berg


Beth P.

Bob J.

  Sept. 14

Thom Kilpatrick


John S.

Les B./Beth

  Sept. 21

Penny Hendricks


Thom K.

Miles T.

  Sept. 28

Linda Klein


Penny H.

John S.

  Oct. 5

Peter Landecker


Beth P..

Bob J.

  Oct. 12

Bob Johnson


John S.

Les B./Beth

  Oct. 19

Davis Miller


Thom K.

       *****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*************


September 21 - The SBUF Board will meet at 12:30 p.m. after fellowship at Mathews Cottage.

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

Milt Holmen has moved to be closer to his children. He will be missed.    

Eric La Scala also has moved.

We are pleased to welcome back Thom Kilpatrick as a participating member!!!!


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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