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: Lorna McClellan


April 2014  Newsletter

America is a liberal idea.  Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses---not your rich, and your elite and your aristocrats.  Rev. Jesse Jackson, July 30, 2004


                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS    


April 6 - ON YOUR MIND OR IN THE NEWS    Have you read, seen or heard something recently that concerns you, or that you want to explore further?  John and Carol Simpson will moderate this discussion of current events.


April 13  1491,  NEW REVELATIONS OF THE AMERICAS BEFORE COLUMBUS     Come hear about the Americas that you were never taught in school.  Before the scourge of disease brought from Europe, many parts of the Americas were populated by sophisticated societies, both agricultural and hunter/gatherer.  Come hear about the first Thanksgiving from a native American point of view (clearly not 1491). Come share how your views of Indians (native Americans) might be changed by this new perspective. Bob Johnson will present.


April 20 WISDOM TALES FROM AROUND THE WORLD     Meron Castain will share folktales and parables from such diverse traditions as Sufi, Zen, Taoist, Christian, Jewish, Buddhist, African, and Native American.  Meron will moderate.


April 27 FRIENDLY VISIT TO ONTARIO    Peter Landecker will present a program about his visit to Ontario, Canada with the Friendship Force.  He joined a Friendship Force group from Hartford to visit St. Catherine's, the Stratford area, Toronto and North Bay.  A trip highlight was his choosing the night colors for the American and Canadian Niagara Falls.  He will share some of the cultural things he learned during this wonderful trip as well as share some of the beautiful images he recorded.  TBA  will moderate.



Opener      Date         Refreshments           Closer

John S.      April 6      Carol Simpson        John S.

Bob J.        April 13      Eric LaScala.          Penny H.

Lorna Mc.   April 20     Claire Aukerman   Penny H.

Lorna Mc.   April 27     Bonnie Folkart      Claire A.

John S.       May 4      Peter Landecker      John S.

Bob J.         May 11     Penny Hendricks     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!


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May 23 Beach Cities Symphony 64th Season

Friday at 8:15 p.m. with a pre-Concert lecture at 7:30 p.m.

Free Admission-----Campus Parking $3

El Camino College, Marsee Auditorium

Redondo Beach Blvd. at Crenshaw in Torrance

Information: 310-379-9725 and



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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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