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


July 2015 Newsletter

“ Injustices: The Supreme Court’s History of  Comforting the Comfortable and Afflicting the Afflicted..”   Ian Millhiser’s book title


                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS   


July 5 – IN THE NEWS AND ON YOUR MIND  What concerns do you have?  Why are some problems getting worse?  Churches are being attacked.  And what about the Supreme Court decisions?  What do you think of the latest from Pope Francis?  Come and talk about some of it.  Penny Hendricks will open the program.


 July 12 – THE FEMALE BRAIN  Author and Psychiatrist Daniel Amen presented this topic and research on the Dr. Oz show. “How to unleash the power of the female brain.”   Dr. Amen studied over 46,000 brain scans. The study offered new insights according to Dr. Amen into how the male and female brain work very differently.  There are five strengths that make the female brain more powerful than the male brain.  Penny Hendricks will present the program.


 July 19 – EXPLORING ENGLAND, SCOTLAND, and WALES with Peter Landecker. Peter recently returned from a 19 day trip starting in London, heading through Wales, and ending in the Scottish Highlands. Great Britain has a rich history and offers beautiful scenery. Peter will share his experiences, illustrated by his beautiful photographic images.  Bob Johnson will moderate.  


July 26 - REVISITING VIETNAM   Joe McCarthy’s ghost haunted Johnson’s decision on Vietnam.  LBJ was no doubt haunted by McCarthy just as many other people at the time.  Our speaker Joe Marcin will talk about about the influences at the time and push to continue the war in Southeast Asia.  Penny will moderate. 

August 2 – IF IT BOTHERS YOU, LET’S TALK ABOUT IT! What news concerns do you have?  Why are some problems getting worse?  Penny Hendricks will moderate this program.

August 9 – INCOME AND WEALTH INEQUALITY – The media is awash with information on income/wealth inequality.   How has this come to be such a hot topic?  This will  presented from the perspectives of three non-conventional economists – Minsky, Piketty and Keen. 







Meron C.

July 5

Nola Frame-Gray

Penny H.

Bob J.

July 12

Chuck Hendricks

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

July 19

Penny Hendricks

Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

July 26

Meron C.

Meron C.

Meron C.

August 2

John Simpson

Penny H.

Bob Johnson

August 9

Lorna McClellan

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*************       


The last PSWIRL Summer Camp for Adults will take place on August 15-19 at UU District Camp de Benneville Pines. Please checkout for more information and to register.


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

In November, one of our members, Eleanor Thrane, suffered a severe heart attack.  At this time she is at a small rest home not far from her residence in Torrance.  She can have visitors.  Call Penny for more information.

Bonnie Folkart is recovering from Open Heart Surgery and has been able to return to us. We missed you and your side-kick!!! 

Claire Aukerman had knee surgery and is at home healing.

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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