Church Picnic

We’re really excited because this weekend it is our annual church picnic. It’s happening on Sunday 16th July from 12noon onwards at Berkhamsted Castle. This is a great opportunity to spend time with the church family and to get to know some more people better, especially those who may go to a different service to [...]

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Raising the Roofs Appeal

WHAT NEEDS TO HAPPEN AND WHY? Due to its having flooded twice last year, the Breukelman Room has been out of commission for 10 months.  We have insurance money ready to spend on re-equipping it, but the PCC is advised not to do so until a new membrane has been applied to its flat roof.  In [...]

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New Stained Glass Windows Unveiled

We’re excited that on Sunday 2nd July we will be unveiling two brand new stained glass windows in the north wall of the church. These have been generously given in memory of Maureen Lamb who for many years attended Sunnyside. We’ve got a long running history of having windows dedicated to the memory of faithful [...]

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Deanery Synod with Bishop Michael

On Wednesday 21st June we look forward to once again welcoming Bishop Michael of Hertford to the Berkhamsted Deanery to give a lecture on Mission. Bishop Michael previously visited just before Christmas and was an attendee at the Sunnyside Lunch Club and he also hosted the popular ‘Beer & Hymns’ event at the local Haresfoot [...]

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Refract Service

On Sunday 25th June at 6.30pm, the youth from our local churches are coming together to lead an evening service at Sacred Heart Church. The service is for everyone, run by the young people.


An article was written recently about a Refract service and we loved it so much we thought we would use it again:

“Refract… [...]

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Community Cafe

This Saturday morning is our next Community Cafe. Why not come down to Sunnyside and enjoy a cup of coffee, a lovely slice of homemade cake and conversation with other people from the church family and local community? There is always a lovely atmosphere in the church and everyone is welcome to come and be [...]

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Breakfast with the Price Family

On Saturday 24th June, we’re looking forward to hosting a breakfast at Sunnyside with James and Joanna Price. Back from their second year in South East Asia, James & Joanna will be sharing stories and highlights of their God adventures working with Raja refugees. The focus of their work is befriending and visiting people they meet at [...]

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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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