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 2010  Newsletter

About Happiness:   "Slow down and enjoy life.  It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast ---you also miss the sense of where you’re going and why.”                                                             Eddie Cantor

                                         SUNDAY PROGRAMS   

October 3 - WHY ARE YOU A UNITARIAN?   Come to share and discuss your choice.  What aspect of being Unitarian do you value the most?    Was there something specific that made you choose this fellowship?  Penny Hendricks will lead the discussion.


October 10 – POETRY     Lorna McClellan will lead this program of sharing poetry.  Please come to listen and enjoy and share some poetry.  Do you have a favorite poet?  Bring a poem that you or someone else has written.  Lorna will moderate.


October 17COMMUNITIES FOR A BETTER ENVIRONMENT   This is a California based environmental health and justice organization which promotes clean air and water and advocates for toxic free communities.  Alicia Rivera will speak to us about this group and what they are doing.    She will also talk about Proposition 23.  Thom Kilpatrick will moderate.


October 24 – IT’S TIME TO LOOK AT THE BALLOT   Bring your ballot and information that you have concerning the measures that need to be discussed.  John Simpson will lead the discussion.


October 31 – RECLAIMING PASSIONATE MODERATION     This summer Rev. Stefanie Etzbach-Dale  was the Theme Speaker at PSWIRL ( , focusing on the liberal religious dilemma of how to respond to pain and injustice in the world, in an "authentic, effective and sustainable" way.  Today’s service, also addresses this topic, drawing upon the growing media presence and influence of extremist perspectives. Rev. Stefanie Etzbach-Dale  is consulting minister to the UU Church of Santa Clarita Valley and Minister-at-Large to the San Fernando Valley Cluster, as well co-founder of the Pacific Southwest Addictions and Recovery Ministry team. Peter Landecker will moderate. 


                                                VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE





Bob J.

October 10

Miles Thompson

Penny H.


October 17

Thom Kilpatrick

Thom K.


October 24

Peter Landecker

Claire A.


October 31

Claire Aukerman

Les B.

John S.

November 7

Eric LaScala

John S.

Bob J.

November 14

Irma Cohen

Penny H.


November 21

Meron Castain

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 tablecloths, make the coffee, start the water, set-up cups, etc. for the refreshments.  Please display the fellowship candle on the circular table. Place the Guest Book, name tags, and offering basket on the long 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!


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SBUF BOARD MEETING  -  The board meeting will be in October.


November 5   BEACH CITIES SYMPHONY   performs at 8:15 p.m. at Marsee Auditorium at El Camino College –Crenshaw Blvd. at Redondo Beach Blvd., with pre-concert lecture starting at 7:30 p.m. (both free).  The program will include Dvorak and Mozart. See for more information, or ask Peter.

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

Congratulations to SBUF!   We welcome Irma Cohen as our newest member.  She is a sweetheart and we are glad to have her.


Meron Castain has returned to the fellowship.  Hurray!!!!!! He is looking good.


Beth Perkins celebrated her birthday October 7 turning 75.  Wish her well as she goes to Little Company of Mary Hospital  for surgery on October 15th.


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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