To Vote or Not to Vote?

In the build up to next week’s general election, Richard O’Dair brings an encouragement for us to be politically engaged. 


I am sure that everyone knows that there is a General Election on 8th June. But what happened on the same date 104 years ago? On that date Emily Davidson threw herself in front of the [...]

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First Aid Training

We’ve got a few spaces left on a first aid course that will be running at Sunnyside on Saturday 10th June. The course will be running from 9.15am until 12.45pm and will cover all the essentials of first aid, including:

Casualty Assessment

External bleeding and shock

Heart conditions and strokes

Allergic reactions

CPR for both adults and children

Dealing with burns

All [...]

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Thy Kingdom Come

From Ascension Day until Pentecost Sunday we will be joining with churches across the town, across the nation and across the world in praying for God’s kingdom to come. The Archbishop’s of Canterbury and York have called all in the Church of England to make space to pray especially for those who don’t yet know [...]

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Results of the Annual Meeting

We recently held our annual church meeting. It was a time of celebration as we looked back over the last twelve months in the life of Sunnyside Church. It has been a real year of change for us as we said goodbye to David & Isabel Abbott after 18 years of ministry. For nearly nine [...]

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Installation of Rebecca – our new Vicar!

We are getting ready to begin the start of a new journey in the life of Sunnyside. After around nine months without a vicar, we’re so excited that on Wednesday 17th May (that’s this week!), Rebecca Fardell will be joining us as our new vicar. All are warmly welcomed to come and support Rebecca on [...]

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Gift Day… Coming Soon!

Our Sunnyside Church Gift Day was launched on Easter Sunday, but if you missed the launch – don’t worry! You can find out all sorts by reading this article. It’s  something we’ve been doing for many years and this year is happening on Sunday 14th May. All the money raised is given away to support [...]

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Annual Church Meeting

Our annual church meeting (APCM) is not too far away – it’s happening very soon on Wednesday 26th April at 7.45pm in church. We’ll be having a glass of prosecco plus cheese and biscuits as we celebrate all that God has been doing in the life of our community over the last year. We’ll be [...]

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Easter at Sunnyside

We’ve got all sorts happening at Sunnyside and with the wider church in the town throughout the Easter season. 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 victorious day.

We’d really encourage you to make [...]

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We’ve got a new vicar!

Hopefully you’ve heard our exciting news by now, but if you haven’t, then read on!

We are extremely delighted to announce that Rev’d Rebecca Susan Fardell, currently Assistant Curate of the Parish of the Itchen Valley, has been appointed as Vicar of Sunnyside and Bourne End.  This is subject to the completion of legal formalities.  The [...]

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JENGA are visiting Sunnyside this weekend

We’re delighted that Robby Keen from JENGA will be visiting Sunnyside this weekend and preaching at our 9 and 10.30 services. If you’re trying to remember where you’ve heard the JENGA name before, it may be because JENGA are the charity that our very own Bex Henderson volunteers with in Uganda. Robby’s visit to Sunnyside [...]

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