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


June 2014  Newsletter

“Without courage we cannot practice any other virtue with consistency.  We can’t be kind, true, merciful, generous, or honest.  Let nothing dim the light that shines from within.”  Maya Angelou


                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS    

June 8 – WHO IS EDWARD SNOWDEN?    We will watch a recent interview of Edward Snowden telling in his own words, who he is and why he acted as he has.   What actions have been taken for change?  What do you think about it--  Is he a “whistle blower” or a traitor?  Discussion.  Penny presents the tape.


June 15 – HAPPY FATHERS DAY   Remembering our parents and parenting.   Come share a memory from your past that involved your dad or being a dad.


June 22 – BUDDHA AND THE SERMON ON THE MOUNT    Do fundamentalist Christians have the right to define Christianity?  If not, why not get the definition from Buddhism?  Dee Masters will present this program.  Dee is a teacher at Bishop Montgomery High school in Torrance, he is a philosopher, and he is a friend to our fellowship.  (He is also married to Teri Masters.)  Bob Johnson is moderator.


June 29Centennial of the Assassination of the Archduke Franz Ferdinand   Joe Mancin will share the background and talk about the consequences.  The event referred to as the first shot of World War I.     


July 6 -  POTLUCK, PARTY, AND GENERAL MEETING  Come to Bob and Linda’s for a Fellowship Potluck.  Starting time: 3:00 p.m. Please call Linda and let her know you are coming and what dish you are bringing for dinner.  Bob is not cooking this time, so main dishes as well as salads, vegetables, or desserts will be appreciated.  A brief general meeting will be held.  (NO MEETING AT MATHEWS COTTAGE)







John S.

June 1

John Simpson

John S.

Bob J.

June 8

Miles Thompson

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

June 15

Claire Aukerman

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

June 22

Meron Castain

Claire A.

John S.

June 29

Irma Cohen

John S.


July 6

Pot Luck


**********************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*************    


June 29 – Concert and the annual Ice Cream Social.  Tickets are available from Bob Johnson.  Concert begins at 4 p.m.    


***************Communications Corner**************************

Project: Needs   On April 30, SBUF gave an envelope to Project Needs for $589.  Thanks to all who contributed to help St. Paul ’s Methodist Church in the effort to continue serving the community.

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 and are able to do so.  


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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