We have just begun Lent, a season of preparation before the celebration of Easter Sunday. Many people will have begun some sort of fasting or discipline to follow for the next forty days, whether it’s saying goodbye to chocolate and coffee or trying to practice a more generous way of life, Lent is a perfect [...]
Sunnyside’s Community Cafe this coming Saturday 17th February 10-11.30am is kindly being held at the Vicarage due to works associated with our Church roof repairs.
For those who haven’t been before, we run Community Cafe in Church from 10-11.30am on most third Saturdays of the month, on the alternate fortnight to our Messy Church. It’s a [...]
Like many of you, I am thinking about how I might use my holiday this year and where I might travel to. Some of the journeys will be relatively short and some will take me further afield; some will be to see people I love and some to explore new places. As part of the [...]
Chris & Veronica first visited Sunnyside in 2012 at the start of a challenging mission life into which God called them with the Church Mission Society (CMS). They visited us again in July 2015 and about 40 of us shared a lunch in the Mitchells’ garden, listening intently afterwards to how that challenge was working [...]
If you were at Sunnyside this morning you will have heard from Nick Heath, the chair of governors at Thomas Coram School in Berkhamsted. Nick is also the Sunnyside Church representative on the governors at the school and has been for the last few years. You may also be aware that Thomas Coram and Victoria [...]
In case you missed the recent PCC minutes from our meeting in December you can catch up and read them here.
The PCC is the governing body of the church, so they make all sorts of key decisions in the life of Sunnyside. You can read more about how the PCC works and who is on [...]
On Saturday 20th January we are delighted to be opening the doors of Community Cafe once again. Come and join us in the church anytime from 10am for a lovely cup of coffee and a slice of homemade cake. Best of all, it’s completely free! Community Cafe is a great way to get to know [...]
This Sunday we are beginning a new sermon series in our morning services which will help us to explore Paul’s Letter to the Philippians. Paul is writing to the church in Philippi to encourage them in their faith. His letter helps us to see what it might look like to be mature followers of Jesus [...]
We are so excited to be running another Alpha course at Sunnyside over the next term. We’ll be taking eight weeks to explore the big questions of life, faith, meaning and purpose. There will be food, discussion and plenty of friendly faces so come along and be part of it. Alpha will be running on [...]
In September 2016, a key part of our Church Hall, the Breukelman Room, suffered a flood. Several months later, mercifully just before work was beginning on its redecoration, it experienced a second one. A more secure redesign of its flat roof was clearly necessary. In parallel, we received professional advice that the old cedar [...]