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


May 2012  Newsletter

"If American women would increase their voting turnout by ten percent, I think we would see an end to all of the budget cuts in programs benefiting women and children.”                                                                                                          Coretta Scott King

                                         SUNDAY PROGRAMS    

May 6 – MYTHS –WHAT ARE THEY; AND DO WE NEED THEM?   Myths have evolved from prehistoric time to the present, but there is a common thread that exists.  The same myths have originated among different cultures at different times. Meron Castain will present this program. 

May 13 – OUR MANY DIFFERENT MOTHERS  Reverend Ernie Pipes will explore the different sources of “motherhood”  Reverend Emeritus Ernie Pipes will share his thoughts and lead the discussion.  Ernie served as Minister of the U.U. Church of Santa Monica and was involved in many causes for Social Justice.  Penny Hendricks will moderate. 

MAY 20 - JESUS:  CHARISMATIC,  SAGE,  PROPHET,  AND RADICAL REFORMER   Jesus was all of these.  Today our guest speaker is Rev. Marguerite D. Lovett who served as minister of Long Beach Unitarian Church for more than 17 years.  In this talk Marguerite will share a vision of Jesus that may help us with our own vision of him and life.  Moderator:  Bob Johnson 

May 27 – MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND POTLUCK  Come to the home of Bob Johnson and Linda Klein at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday afternoon.  We are having traditional hamburgers offered by Bob at the grill so we need to fill in with alternative main dishes, salads and side dishes of your choice.  Please call Linda to let her know what you want to bring. 

                                                                     VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE





John S.

May 6

Les Berg

John S.

Bob J.


Peter Landecker

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

May 20

Claire Aukerman

Penny H.


May 27



John S.

June 3

Penny Hendricks

John S.

Bob J.

June 10

Chuck Hendricks

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

June 17

Carol Simpson

Penny H.

       *****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*************    

May 17 – A Memorial Service for Davis Miller will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 17th at Pacific Unitarian Church.  Dave was 94 years young, born in 1917.  Davis was an active guy,  and you may have sat next to him at the Unitarian Fellowship, usually with Gloria at his side.  You may have been beaten by Dave in a Chess game.  You may have enjoyed his art work or learned from him in the art classes he taught.  You may have walked with him on the strand or ridden your bicycle along side of him.  Perhaps you spent an evening playing scrabble at his home.  Davis was “one of a kind” and nobody could tell a joke or story like he did.  We loved him and we will miss him.  Please come and celebrate your memories.

May 25 – The Beach Cities Symphony  Friday night, Concert time is 8:15 p.m.  A Pre-concert lecture at 7:30 p.m.  Free Admission; Parking is $2.  Held at El Camino College, Marsee Auditorium, Redondo Beach Blvd. at Crenshaw, Torrance. See for more information.

. ***************Communications Corner**************************

Congratulations to SBUF as we have a new member Bonnie Folkart.  We are so glad that you have decided to join us.


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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