We were very excited that our ‘In Conversation With’ series returned on Saturday 2nd April at 10am via Zoom, hosted by our Vicar Rebecca and Diana White and attended by a wonderful bunch of Sunnysiders.

It was a joy to welcome Sam and Abby Baguma to talk about their connection to Sunnyside, their work serving God [...]

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Each month we focus on two of our mission partners. During April we are praying for Mission Aviation Fellowship and the Chiltern MS Centre.

Missionary Aviation Fellowship (MAF) and for Sam and Abby Baguma based in Uganda.

Sam’s role is to oversee the finance functions in MAF’s E Africa programmes in Uganda, Tanzania, Kenya and [...]

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The results are in…

One of the main initiatives of the Mission Action Group for 2021 was The Listening Project. This was initially Hillary’s (our previous curate) vision to visit every home in the Parish and to listen to what was people’s biggest concern. Many of you took part in the pilot that we did in Church in June [...]

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The Leprosy Mission & Home-Start Dacorum

The Leprosy Mission

The Leprosy Mission is a global Christian organisation founded in prayer over 145 years ago and leads the fight against leprosy seeking to bring about transformation; breaking the chains of leprosy and empowering people to attain healing, dignity and life in all its fullness. Please pray for:

protection for staff working in areas [...]

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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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Launching Gift Day 2021

‘There are different kinds of service but the same Lord. There are different kinds of working but in allof them and in everyone it is the same God at work’. 1 Corinthians 12.5-6

We may not be able to serve in the mission field here or overseas but we can support them by our [...]

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Church Missionary Society and Sunnyside Rural Trust


The Church Missionary Society works in 40 countries to bring the Gospel to local communities. They have asked us to pray for:

Paul Thaxter ( former director for International Mission ) especially as he prepares to preach in September, launching Gift Day 2021Chris and Veronica ( working in Spain and the Arab World) especially as they [...]

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A new sermon series for August

Come and hear, all you who fear God;    let me tell you what he has done for me.Psalm 66.16

Stories are powerful things, and it is no accident that the Bible is full of them. The Bible is also one big story of God and his love for his creation. Looking at the stories of others [...]

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Prayer for Mission

To help us all feel more connected to our mission partners and to deepen interest and support beyond our Gift Day donations, we are starting praying for one of our international charities and one of our UK based ones each month. At the beginning of the month, there will be a few prayer points for [...]

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