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


May 2014  Newsletter

“When conservatism was a movement, it attracted oddballs;  now that it’s a movement with power, it attracts sleaze balls.” David Brooks, quoted in Nation, December 24, 2005


                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS    

May 4 - 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?   Penny Hendricks will moderate this discussion of current events.  


May 11 –  OUR PHYLOGENETIC MOTHER    This is the mother we are less aware of, but mainly influences us.  Reverend Emeritus Ernie Pipes will present this Mother's Day program.  Our friend Ernie Pipes returns to share his thoughts.  Bob Johnson will moderate.  


May 18 – EXPLORING MINDFULNESS THROUGH BEING MINDFUL   We can learn to live in the present moment in an enjoyable way instead of worrying about tomorrow or fretting over yesterday. Join Rev.Teri for an exploration of the practice of mindfulness.  There will be mindful practices and mirthful ones, too. Better this than a lot of other things you could be thinking about!  Rev. Teri Masters is a chapel minister at the Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes.  Rev. Masters is an experienced hospice chaplain and grief counselor  Rev. Teri and husband Dee have two adult daughters and one grandson. 


May 25 -  THE NEW WORLD POPE  The more I see about him and see who he is, I am impressed by his Unitarian Universalist leanings and reminded of my early Baptist teachings.  Penny will share a tape done by 60 minutes.







John S.

May 4

Peter Landecker

John S.

Bob J.

May 11

Penny Hendricks

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

May 18

Meron Castain

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

May 25

Nola Frame/Gray

Claire A.

John S.

June 1

John Simpson

John S.

Bob J.

June 8

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 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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Project: Needs   On April 30, SBUF gave an envelope to Project Needs for $589.  Thanks to all who contributed.

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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