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


January 2016 Newsletter

“Why is it when we talk to God, we’re said to be praying—but when God talks to us, we’re schizophrenic?“       Lily Tomlin

                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS   


January 3 – LOOKING BACK AT 2015;  AND WHAT IS YOUR HOPE FOR THE FUTURE?  Come and talk about whatever bugs you the most.  Penny Hendricks will moderate.


January 10 – AMERICAN UNITARIANISM (1620 – 1860)   Joseph Priestley was the leader for a movement called Socinianism.  William Elery Channing was the leader for Orianism.  Ralph Waldo Emerson and Theodore Parker were leaders  of Trancendentalism.  Meron Castain has brought us this history of our  Unitarian  beginnings.  Bob Johnson will moderate.


January 17 – SBUF POTLUCK AND WHITE ELEPHANT PARTY   at the home of Eric LaScala starting at 3 p.m.


January 24 – DANCING LIGHTS   Come to see the Aurora explained in a beautiful video produced by the University of Alaska.  Lorna McClellan will moderate the program.


January 31 – To Be Announced







Meron C.

January 3

Chuck Hendricks


Bob J.

January 10

Carol Simpson



January 17



Lorna Mc.

January 24

Miles Thompson


Lorna Mc.

January 31

Claire Aukerman


Meron C.

February 7

Meron Castain








*******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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Friday, January 22 Free Beach Cities Symphony Concert

Parlez-vous russe? Bizet, Tchaikovsky and Saint-Saens

Concert Time, Friday, 8:15 p.m. (pre concert lecture 7:30 p.m.)

Marsee Auditorium at El Camino College in Torrance



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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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