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


November 2010  Newsletter

"I know you believe you understand what you think I said…

but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant”!


                                         SUNDAY PROGRAMS   

November 7 –  THREE WISHES    If you were granted 3 wishes (only 3???), what would you wish for?   You can think---in the world?,  in society?,  in your personal life?  This requires a possible shift to some “magical” thinking.    Come to share your thoughts and learn something about the person sitting next to you.  Penny Hendricks will lead the discussion.  (Don’t forget to change your clocks.) 

November 14 – THE SIDE AFFECTS OF NOVEMBER 2    John Simpson will lead the discussion and give us a chance to voice our concerns.  Is there an “up” side to this election and the changes made?  John Simpson will moderate.


November 21 A DOOR I CAN OPEN    These are some reflections on a little noticed shift in consciousness that can render the upcoming holiday more real.  The Reverend Emeritus Ernie Pipes will present this program today.  Rev. Pipes served as minister of the UU Church of Santa Monica.  Thom Kilpatrick will moderate. 




December 5JERRY PARKER will share a topic and inspire our discussion.  The topic will be announced in the December newsletter.


January 2HOLIDAY PARTY at the Johnson-Klein home.  Mark your calendars for a festive time, starting at 4:00 p.m. It's time for the annual Fellowship and friends Holiday Party and Potluck. Bring a wrapped 'white elephant' (see below) for the gift game to follow dinner (optional). Please RSVP and let Linda and Bob know what pot you are bringing. So bring your good cheer, your white elephant, and your pot for an evening of fun and good eats. According to Webster’s Dictionary: WHITE ELEPHANT

1. An abnormally whitish or pale elephant, usually found in Thailand; an albino elephant.

2. A possession entailing great expense out of proportion to its usefulness or value to the owner.

3. A possession unwanted by the owner but difficult to dispose of. (For this party, please refer to # 3.)


                                                VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE





John S..

November 7

Eric LaScala

Penny H.

Bob J.

November 14

Irma Cohen

Penny H.


November 21

Meron Castain

Thom K..


November 28



John S.

December 5

Penny Hendricks

John S.

Bob J.

December 12

John Simpson

Penny H.


December 19

Miles Thompson

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!


***************CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS*************


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


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.


CORRECTION:  Beth Perkins celebrated her birthday October 7 turning 85.  (Hey what is 10 years off the mark----She seems younger than springtime!)  We love you, Beth.


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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