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


May 2019 Newsletter

Prejudices, it is well known, are most difficult to eradicate from the heart whose soil has never  been loosened or fertilized by education; they grow there, firm as weeds among rocks.”   Charlotte Bronte 



                                               SUNDAY PROGRAMS   

May 5 – DEALING WITH TODAY.  UU Rev. Jon Dobrer, a Starr King and Theological Union graduate, served the UU Church in Fullerton from 1993-2014.  Jon continues teaching, doing columns for newsgroups, newspapers and writing about our world.  We welcome Jon again. Penny will moderate.



May 12 “the king is not the law, the law is king” Thomas Paine     A program inspired by the commentators and guests on MSNBC, especially host Chris Hayes and the criminal activity of #45. 



May 19 – The US is exceptional in its inequality.  The World Happiness report of 156 countries noted that the "sociopolitical system" in the U.S. produces greater income inequality than other rich countries."  We have dropped to 18 in happiness.  This deep-seated inequality is evident with our higher rates of health and social problems and in our high poverty rate and wage stagnation.  It stays with us while unemployment drops and the rich get richer.   Let’s discuss what can be done.



May 26 –  A Functional Approach to the Mind a selection from the “The Philosophy of Consciousness” DVD series.  Michael Bastone is providing us with the DVD.


                                                                                           VOLUNTEER SCHEDULE





Meron Castain

May 5



Bob Johnson

May 12



Lorna Mc

May 19



Lorna Mc

May 26







*****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*************       

May 24, Friday, the Beach Cities Symphony will be giving a free concert at El Camino Marsee Auditorium starting at 8 pm (with a free celebration party at 6 pm). Checkout or contact Peter Landecker 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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