During the school summer holidays we will be giving our amazing team of ‘sunday’s cool’ leaders and helpers a very well deserved break. We want to take this chance to say a huge thank you to each and every one of them for the commitment, time and energy they give to serving our children, families [...]
20th Jul 2016: This survey is now closed and the findings will be released very soon.
As you’ve no doubt heard, David and Isabel will be moving on to pastures new as they retire in September. Whilst we can’t begin the process of finding a new vicar until they leave, we’re starting to think about what [...]
If you missed it last month, this weekend our new launched Community Cafe will be opening its doors again on Saturday morning. Come down to Sunnyside and enjoy coffee, cake and conversation or just relax quietly with a newspaper. Anyone and everyone is welcome to come down on Saturday morning, whether you’re part of the [...]
Sam and Abby Baguma currently live and work in the African country of Chad with MAF, Mission Aviation Fellowship. They will be visiting Sunnyside on Sunday 1st May to share some stories of their lives with MAF. They’ll be giving a brief snapshot of what life in Chad looks like for them during The Nine [...]
For many years we’ve run an annual Gift Day. The vision has always been, and continues to be, that we express something of God’s generosity and graciousness towards us by reaching out to those in need through our donations. This year, Gift Day is taking place on Sunday 15th May as a part of our usual [...]
In a couple of weeks we have our annual church meeting. Its a chance to come together as one church family to hear about all that has happened in the life of Sunnyside over the last 12 months. We hear from the treasurer, different mission groups and of course, from David Abbott. This years Annual [...]
As we move towards Easter Sunday we have all sorts of things going on both here at Sunnyside and with the wider church in the town. As we move towards Holy Week, we are able to spiritually prepare ourselves for the celebration of the Risen Christ, but also remembering all that he suffered before the [...]
Like many other local clergy, we were invited to attend a retirement conference in September 2015 run by the diocese of St Albans. In preparation for this conference we had been thinking, praying and seeking God’s will about the appropriate way forward for many months.
We discovered at the conference that The Church of England offer [...]
We’ll be kicking off a new sermon series on Sunday 6th March! For the next three Sunday’s Andrew Wilcock will be preaching on some of the key themes from the last book of the Bible, arguably one of the most exciting in there.
At our 9am and 10.30am services Andrew will be looking at how God’s Word [...]
What is happening with TRIO in February?
TRIO (The Responsibility Is Ours) is all about the future of our church community. Every church member is asked to take their share of the responsibility for ensuring that our church can continue as a thriving, outward looking church that welcomes others and can continue to work towards our [...]