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


September 2015 Newsletter

“I have sworn upon the altar of god eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.”  Jefferson to  Dr. Benjamin Rush, September 23, 1800


                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS   


September 6 – LABOR DAY WEEKEND    Pot Luck and General Meeting at Bob and Linda’s in El Segundo.  If you would like to attend, please call Penny Hendricks.  (No Meeting at Mathews’ Cottage.)


September 13 – GOING, GOING, GONE     Are all societies doomed to eventual failure or can a society find a way to survive forever?  Could the Mata and the Anasazi have found a way to save their cultures?  Can we save ours?  Meron Castain asks this question.


September 20 – LIFE IN THE BLUE ZONE  Penny Hendricks will show a “Ted” talk about five places in the world where people live longer, happy lives----and one of those places is here in southern California.  Dan Buettner shares the lessons for living longer from the people who’ve lived the longest. 

September 27 – CAMPAIGN FINANCE is an item on the list of many 2016 presidential candidates. as well as many movements to change the status quo.  To explore this issue further, Lawrence Lessig’s popular 2013 TED talk - We the People and the Republic we must reclaim - will be shown to spark a discussion on campaign finance reform.  Moderator to be announced. 

October 4 – WHAT’S REALLY ON YOUR MIND?   Come and share your concerns and invite people to offer their ideas.  








September  6



Bob J

September  13

Penny Hendricks

Claire A.

Lorna Mc.

September 20

Claire Aukerman

 Penny H.

Lorna Mc.

September 27

Nola Frame-Grey

 Meron C.

Meron C.

October 4

Chuck Hendricks

Penny H.

Bob J..

October 11

Lorna McClellan

Claire A.





*******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*************       


September 19. There will be a parking lot sale at the St Paul’s United Methodist Church.  If you are interested in making a donation of usable items or clothes, etc. call the church office at (3l0) 370 4319 to find out how, when and where to leave your things.



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

A big thank you to Bob and Linda for hosting the Labor Day Weekend Potluck.  It was great! 


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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