Gift Day 2021

Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver. 2 Cor.9 v7.

As Gift Day is almost here, please pray for all the charities that we support and be as generous as you can. Some of these organizations both here [...]

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The Listening Project

We are so grateful that many of you took the time to answer the question “What concerns you most?” either whilst in Church or in person. The answers were really interesting and will help guide us as we move forward together. It is now time to ask our Parish the same question. We have used [...]

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The Six

Our evening service will be starting in October at its new time of 6pm.

This service will be more informal than our morning services and include extended contemporary worship, a talk with the opportunity to discuss the issues raised and prayer in small groups, along with opportunities to be prayed for. The service will end at 7.15pm but [...]

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Gift Day Leaflet

We are trying to be much more mindful of caring for the environment at Sunnyside which includes printing less material. Therefore, we will only produce enough printed Gift Day Leaflets for those who are not online. Here is our leaflet for Gift Day 2021 which tells you about what Gift Day is and how you [...]

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Praying for Gift Day

Our pattern, since April when we introduced this suggestion, has been to prayspecifically each month for two of our twenty plus Gift Day beneficiaries, highlightingthe work of one from the UK and an International one. Even though there may berequests for prayer from our beneficiaries on other occasions, which will get prayedfor when we receive [...]

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Messy Church is back at Sunnyside!

Next Saturday afternoon (4th September) Messy Church will be back in person at Sunnyside. We are really excited for this opportunity to reconnect and be together again. We will be thinking about the story of Blind Bartimaeus so lots of obstacle courses, hidden surprises, persevering, fun and mess together. We will also be sharing about [...]

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Friday Youth Clubs (FYC)

We are very excited to be launching our two Friday Youth Clubs on Friday 3rd September. There will be one for children in school years 3-6 from 6-7.15pm and one for young people in school years 7-13 from 7.30-9pm.

FYC will happen every Friday evening during term times. There will be space to be active and [...]

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‘There will always be poor people therefore I command you be open handed to the poor and needy.’ Deuteronomy 15 v11.

As we approach our once-a-year Gift Day please pray for all the charities we support, consider your gift and give a generously as you can. Many charities and organizations have suffered during the pandemic [...]

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Do you have the gift of hospitality?

After many months of thinking, praying, listening and planning, we are finally approaching our launch date for Messy Babies on Wednesday 8th September at 9.30am. Our vision for Messy Babies is that parents/carers of 0-3 year olds would find a space where they can connect with others and find a warm welcome for themselves and [...]

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Changes to how we do things

As you know, on Monday we moved to step 4 of the Government’s ‘Roadmap out of lockdown’ which changes the emphasis of how we protect others and ourselves from legislation to personal responsibility. We do this against a background of rising case numbers (including in Dacorum) and knowledge that the third wave of the virus [...]

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