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 2019 Newsletter

“No man is as empty, as the man who is full of himself     Morris of Long Beach.


                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS   


January 6 – THE VALUE OF GRATITUDE    How do you view the experiences of your life?  Do you kvetch more than appreciate?  When we actually express gratitude we activate the part of the brain that floods the body with feel-good hormones.  Penny Hendricks will present this simple way to give a positive tweak to our attitude. 

January 13 SBUF POTLUCK AND WHITE ELEPHANT PARTY   2 pm. RSVP to Eric LaStrada. Bring a wrapped gift. No meeting at Mathews Cottage.

 January 20 – waiting for a title. UU Rev. Jon Dobrer, a Starr King and Theological Union graduate, served the UU Church in Fullerton from 1993-2014 retiring in June after 45 years in the ministry.  Jon continues teaching, doing columns for newsgroups, newspapers and writing about our world.  We welcome Jon again.  Penny will moderate. 

January 27 – Program to be announced.







Bob Johnson

January 6




January 13

Pot Luck at Eric’s


Lorna Mc

January 20



Lorna Mc

January 27



Lorna Mc

Feb 3



Meron Castain   

Feb 10



Bob Johnson    

Feb 17








   *****ATTENTION: For Openers and Refreshment persons:  *********************

OPENERS arrive at 10:30 a.m., unlock doors, cabinet, put out signs, put on tablecloths, make the coffee, start water, set up cups, coffee, 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, tablecloths and supplies.  If you need help, just ask.

If you cannot bring refreshments on the date listed in the newsletter, you may call someone and trade with them for another date that will be more convenient for you.


***************CALENDAR OF UPCOMING EVENTS*************       

January 18, Friday, the Beach Cities Symphony will be giving a free concert at El Camino Marsee Auditorium starting at 8 pm (with a preconcert lecture at 7:15 pm). Checkout for more details.

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If you have an idea for a Sunday morning program, please let Penny know. 

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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