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


June 2009  Newsletter

“Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never  been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among rocks.”   Charlotte Bronte

                                         SUNDAY PROGRAMS

June 7 – AND THEY CALL THEMSELVES “PRO-LIFE”    This program takes a look at what is going on in the world of women and “pro choice” and free speech.  As we grow older and away from some needs, we lose track of the choices women really have.  Penny Hendricks will moderate.



June 14 – U-U HUUMOR JUUST FOR LAUUGHS    This is the day for you to share your favortite Unitarian Universalism jokes—no matter how corny, how silly, or how fresh.  It’s good medicine not to take ourselves too seriously.  Thom Kilpatrick will lead the program –the rest is up to you.  Come and enjoy!



June 21 -  IT’S NEVER TOO LATE    It is Father's Day and Reverend Emeritus Ernie Pipes presents this program: "For a Dad whose children are in their 40’s or 50's, it's a time for looking back, naming the regrets, traveling the years and coming to varying levels of resolution.”  Ernie is one of our long-time friends and a popular speaker.  He was minister at the U.U. Church of Santa Monica until he retired and became available to us.          



June 28  -  GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING    Come,  share brunch, celebrate the morning and discuss any concern you have.  We will vote on the new board for July 2009 to June 2010. Current candidates are Peter Landecker, John Simpson, Les Berg, Beth Perkins, Claire Aukerman, Thom Kilpatrick and Penny Hendricks. If you want to join the board, call Penny. Everybody is especially invited to this meeting. 



                                                VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE






John S.

June 7

Miles Thompson


Beth P.

Bob J.

June 14

Eleanor Thrane


John S.


June 21

Les Berg


Thom K.

Pen /Chuck

June 28

Beth Perkins


Claire A.

       *****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*************


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

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

The SBUF Board is happy to announce that Bea Schwartz is resuming her job as reminderer of the person designated to bring refreshments next.  Thanks, Bea.  Your calls have been missed!!!


PROJECT NEEDS    Thank you to all who gave to project :NEEDS.  As a group of individuals we were able to give them $535.  This amount will be partially matched by the Feinstein Foundation. See for more details



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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