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


August 2014  Newsletter

“The art of being wise is the art of knowing what to overlook.” William James

                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS   


August 3 - MARRIED TO MUSIC   For eleven years Lorna McClellan shared life and music with her first husband.  She will "talk story" about those times, and sing some of the songs which they performed as a couple.  


August 10 –   WHO ATE CALIFORNIA?   Most of us have forgotten what Californians perpetrated on themselves 36 years ago, but reality has been pursuing us like a hungry bear ever since – from then, to, well, this very week.  You won’t want to miss another thrilling episode in the unfolding tale of the self-devouring omnivore loose in our midst.  Bob Johnson will moderate.  Our speaker, Rev. Jim Conn was the founding minister of the Church in Ocean Park and served on the Santa Monica City Council and as the Mayor of Santa Monica. 


August 17 –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.  



August 24 –  INSPIRATION AND ENLIGHTENMENT   No one is an island, a meditation on isolation and community. Rev. Teri Masters


August 31 – LABOR DAY WEEKEND  (No meeting at Mathews Cottage.)  Have a pleasant holiday!


September 7 – GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING  to begin the fiscal year -- July 1, 2014 to June 30, 2015.  Everyone come and use the opportunity to express your opinion.  We will be the speakers.







John S.

August 3

Lorna McClellan

John S.

Bob J.

August 10

Bonnie Folkart

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

August 17

Nola Frame/Gray

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

August 24

Peter Landecker

Claire A.


August 31



John S.

September 7

Eric LaScala

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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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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