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 2009  Newsletter

“The Constitution was intended, its very purpose was, to prevent experimentation with the fundamental rights of the individual.”                Chief Justice William Howard Taft (1921)

                                         SUNDAY PROGRAMS

August 29 – ANNUAL DINNER   We will meet at Coco’s at 5:00 p.m. and dinner will be served at 5:30.  The address is 18120 Hawthorne Blvd. (south of Artesia Blvd. and north of 182nd Street)  on the east side of Hawthorne Blvd., next to Car Max.  The cost is $15 (includes tax and gratuity).    Please make check out to SBUF.  Send check to Penny Hendricks.  You can also give your check to Penny at the restaurant.  Questions???  Call Penny.




September 6 – LABOR DAY WEEKEND   This Labor Day marks a critical (and dangerous) time for American workers. John Simpson will describe the renewed movement to restore rights stolen from workers in past years. He will explain pending pro-labor legislation and describe the powerful threats to it from corporate and rightwing interests. Thom Kilpatrick will moderate. 


September 13 -  THE POWER OF “BEINGNESS  Our speaker Simone Maudhui will share some thoughts on our inner divinity and its power, basically how we have much more power than we think, and without "doing"  anything.  Simone has been teaching and lecturing on a variety of subjects relevant to the challenges of living in our times.  She works to build a synthesis between religion, science, psychology and spirituality.  Her passion is to expose the Universal Oneness underlying the diversity in our world.  Penny Hendricks will moderate.


September 20 –  REALIGNING PRESIDENCIES:  “Does Obama’s Signal a New Political Era?  The gist of it is that, by the theories of political cycles taught in history classes, a new cycle is certainly due, but that it is too early to tell yet whether Obama’s presidency will bring it about.  Jim Stanbery will present this topic.  In the past Jim has presented a program about the United Nations.  He teaches political science at Harbor College.  Bob Johnson moderates.


September 27 – UUSC   Lucia Muñoz will speak to us about Unitarian Universalist Service Committee.  She will discuss some of the issues and programs our service committee is involved in currently.  Peter Landecker will moderate.


                                                VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE







August 23

Claire Aukerman


Claire A..


August 30




John S.

September 6

Peter Landecker


Beth P.

Bob J.

September 13

Penny Hendricks


John S.


September 20

Miles Thompson


Thom K.


September 27

Eleanor Thrane


Claire A.

John S.

October 4

Les Berg


Beth P.

       *****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*************


August 29 – Annual Dinner!! on Saturday at Coco's at 18120 Hawthorne Boulevard (near 181st Street). This special event will take place from 5 to 7 p.m.  Please contact Claire to RSVP as well as for the latest information, including menu options. Coco's Restaurant & Bakery - Home Page


August 30   Evening concert at St. Luke’s Presbyterian Church at 26825 Rolling Hills Estates Road, Rolling Hills Estates.   Sunday, from 5-7 p.m.  Come early and picnic on the grass.  Church telephone (310) 377-2825.


September 20 -- The SBUF Board will meet at 12:30 p.m. after fellowship at Mathews Cottage.  

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


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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