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      Treasurer: John Simpson


May 2013  Newsletter

     “Humanism is a progressive philosophy of life that, without supernaturalism, affirms our ability and responsibility to lead ethical lives of personal fulfillment that aspire to the greater good of humanity.”           Humanist Manifesto III

                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS    

May 5– THE END OF FAITH  (continued)  On February 17 our speaker, Bill Blake shared a CD which played Sam Harris reading the 7th chapter of Harris’s book, “The End of Faith.”  We enjoyed a vigorous discussion.  We invited Bill to return.  This Sunday we will read some more of the book together and have a chance for more discussion.  In this chapter Sam Harris offers an alternative to traditional religions that require faith in that which can’t be demonstrated.  John Simpson will moderate. 

May 12 – WHAT WE OWE TO OUR MOTHERS   Come and share your experience of your Mother and what you learned from her.  Les Berg will lead this program.



May 19 – GETTING RID OF STRESS   This will be a taped presentation of Deepak Chopra about becoming healthier by getting rid of physical, emotional, and mental stress.  Penny Hendricks will present a tape from a Dr. Oz show which featured Deepak Chopra and his ideas for a more stress-free life.  Penny will moderate. 

May 26 – REMEMBERING THOSE WE HAVE LOVED  I never liked Memorial Day because I was reminded of war and of loss.  Let us share stories and memories of others and honor a life that was important to us.  Penny Hendricks will lead.

                                                                     VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE





John S..

May 5

Bonnie Folkart

John S.

Bob J.

May 12

Peter Landecker

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

May 19

Chuck Hendricks

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

May 26

Carol Simpson

Claire A.

John S.


Eric LaScala

John S.

Bob J.

June 9

Miles Thompson

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 24  BEACH CITIES SYMPHONY  8:15 p.m. in the Marsee Auditorium at El Camino College.  The concert is free as is the pre-concert lecture at 7:30 p.m.  If you need more information, call Peter Landecker or go to  Young competition winners are featured.

SPACE PARK CHORALE will have their Annual Spring Concerts on Tuesday, June 11, Wednesday, June 12, and Thursday, June 13.  The concerts are at 12 noon.  In honor of their 50 years of singing together, they will be singing many of the popular and beloved songs from that time.  The concerts are held in the tall tower east of Aviation.  Parking is in the lot off of Marine Ave.

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

From UUA:  We covenant to affirm and promise a free and responsible search for truth and meaning. A goal of world community with peace, liberty and justice for all.

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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