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  2008  Newsletter

“Feeling is the language of the soul.” by Neale Donald Walsch


                                             SUNDAY PROGRAMS


October 5 –  THE SOUL OF THE NEW CHINA   Bill Moyers presents a look inside China –nothing is as it seems.  This video is current, presented the week following the Olympics.  It is full of scenes and information that you did not see as you watched the Olympics.   Included is an interview with Philip P. Pan (Washington Post Foreign Service), author of Out of Mao’s Shadow—the Struggle for the Soul of a New China.   Penny Hendricks will moderate.


October 12 – THE AVAILABLE CONTINENT    We are meeting on Columbus Day - a little noticed holiday.   When this continent became available to Europeans, a momentous wave of events unfolded that still beg for interpretation.    Reverend Emeritus Ernie Pipes will present his ideas and lead us in a discussion.  Ernie Pipes was minister at the Santa Monica Unitarian Church before he retired.  Beth Perkins will moderate.


October 19 – BALLOT MEASURES AND RELATED STUFF   John Simpson will lead the discussion of the ballot measures.  If you have any information provided by a particular organization or point of view, please bring the information to share with us.  John Simpson  will moderate.


October 26 – TO BE ANNOUNCED


November  2 -  THE  FRIENDSHIP FORCE OF LA VISITS ENGLAND   Lenore Snodey and Peter Landecker will present a program about their visit to County Cleveland (near the Tees River in northeast England, and the Isle of Wight (in southern England).  Peter and Lenore stayed with two different families making friends and learning about the history and culture of each area. They will project photos and a video taken to illustrate their adventures.  See  for six sample pictures of their trip.  The purpose of Friendship Force is to create personal friendship links between countries.


November 9 – POTLUCK AND  GENERAL MEETING    Come to the home of Linda Klein and Bob Johnson at 4:00 p.m.  on Sunday afternoon.  Save the date and see the next newsletter for more information.   


                                                VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE






John S.

 October 5

Dave Miller


Beth P.

Bob J.

 October 12

Bob Johnson


John S.

Les B./Beth

 October 19

Eric La Scala


Thom K.

Miles T.

 October 26

Carol Simpson


Penny H.

John S.

 November 2

Beth Perkins


Beth P..


 November 9




Les B./Beth

 November 16

Eleanor Thrane


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


October 19 - 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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