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


June 2013  Newsletter

“America without immigration is an oxymoron…It lies at the heart of what it means to be American”.              Philip Slater, “The Heart Is At the Periphery”  Huffington Post, 2006

                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS    

June 2 – IN THE NEWS      Come prepared to discuss what's in the news or what's on your mind. Carol Simpson will moderate.  

June 9FARMING AND LIFE IN SOUTHERN INDIA   This presentation will show data from India and other "monsoon countries” on current practices and proposed agriculture changes. Some personal pictures of a visit to Southern India and the stories behind them are included.  We have a speaker and Penny will moderate.


June 16 – WHY GOD WON’T GO AWAY   This book may change your mind about religion…because it creates common ground for thought and conversation about spiritual life.  Few investigators have been able to match the authors research on the neurological basis of religious experience.  Lloyd Drum brings us this DVD program regarding brain science and religious belief.  Penny will moderate. 

 June 23 – WHAT ON EARTH IS THE ACA?    Have you been reading and hearing about the ACA recently?  At best the information presented in the media is confusing and conflicting.  It has been very politicized and is quite controversial.  So exactly what is it and how will it affect each of us?  Join Ronda Thomas, MA, Client Resource Specialist at Beach Cities Health District in a discussion about the legislation.  Learn how the State of California is implementing it, how it will impact medical care locally, and some of the other issues surrounding the ACA.     Penny Hendricks will moderate. 

June 30   Potluck and General Meeting at the Klein-Johnson's:  Sunday, at  3:00 p.m.  (note earlier time). Please RSVP and let them know what dish you will be bringing.

                                                                     VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE





John S.

June 2

Carol Simpson

John S.

Bob J.

June 9

Miles Thompson

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

June 16

Claire Aukerman

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

June 23

Eric LaScala

Claire A.


June 30



John S.

July 7

Les Berg

John S.

       *****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*************    

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.

June 23 - THE CONCERT SINGERS will present the Summer Concert & Ice Cream Social. Ice Cream at 3:30 and concert begins at 4:00 p.m.  See for more information.

. ***************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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