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


December 2013  Newsletter

 “One looks back with appreciation to the brilliant teachers, but with gratitude to those who touched our human feelings.” Carl Jung,1943


                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS    

December 1 - ABOUT CUBA    Why is Cuba the only country in the world where you can be prosecuted for visiting without a special visa from the state department?  Why does the US maintain a near state of war with a country we have never been formally at war with or that US forces have never engaged except for a skirmish in Grenada?  What are the current prospects for change in the near future?  Is Fidel immortal? Our speaker today is Joseph Marcin.   Joe and his wife Mary joined our fellowship in 2012.  What do you think about Cuba?  Bob Johnson will be moderator.


December 8 – MORE FROM BILL BLAKE (AND DEALING WITH NEGATIVE EMOTIONS)  Research  proves that we can dump negative thoughts and feelings through  a friendly community, service to others and meditation   Bill returns with more of his presentation and he will share some of his newly published book.  John Simpson will moderate.    

December 15 – REVEREND TERI MASTERS returns with nourishment for our souls. 

December 22 – MEMORIES AND SOUNDS OF THE HOLIDAYS  Carol Simpson and  Penny Hendricks will lead this program ---a Sing Along of your favorite carols and inter mitten sharing of a story you remember of a certain place or time.  Carol will play the key-board.


December 29 – LOOKING BACK TO THE FUTURE    How have you accepted the way your life has changed?  What is it that you are enjoying?  Do you have some change in mind that needs a “resolution?”.  Come and think and talk.  Sharing is optional.  Penny will moderate.

                                                                     VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE





John S.

December 1

Meron Castain

John S

Bob J.

December 8

Bonnie Folkart

Penny H..

Lorna Mc.

December 15  

Nola Frame/Grey

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

December 22

 Carol Simpson

Claire A.

Penny H.

December 29

Penny Hendricks

Penny H.

John S.

January 5

Peter Landecker

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!


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When?  Sunday, January 12 at 3:00 p.m. at Linda and Bob's


  ***************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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