Hilary’s licencing

Hilary Kemp was officially licenced as Assistant Minister of St Lawrence, Bovingdon on 19th September. It was a joyous service led by the Archdeacon of St Albans which included The Big Family of God so Hilary has taken a bit of Sunnyside with her. Do pray for Hilary as she begins her new ministry.

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Introducing our new Youth Team Leader

Luke Fennell, our new Youth Team Leader, is arriving in Berkhamsted this week. We will be introducing him to the church family during our online service on Sunday 6th December. Meanwhile, here are a few words from Luke:

‘I have spent the last 3 years in Northwood studying at London School of Theology. I started [...]

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Revd Rachel Hamilton

We are delighted that our curate, Rachel was ordained as deacon by Bishop Alan at St Albans Cathedral on Saturday. Although the service was rather different because of Covid restrictions, it was a special occasion.

At her ordination service, we committed to praying for Rachel and upholding and encouraging her in her ministry. Do continue to [...]

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Rachel and Duncan Hamilton

After lots of waiting, Rachel and Duncan (and Chester the dog!) are moving to Berkhamsted this week. They then have some time to unpack and settle in before Rachel starts her curacy with us on 28th June. We are really looking forward to welcoming them to Sunnyside and St John’s!

It is a while since Sunnyside [...]

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Exciting news!

It seems hard to believe but we appointed Jonas as our Worship Team Leader in July 2018. Since then, we have been working hard to get him the visa he needs to be able to come and join us. We have been further hampered by coronavirus which means that the visa offices in Brazil are [...]

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Post-Easter break

Rebecca, Hilary, Sharon and Mel are having a much needed week off. Rebecca will be back at work on Saturday and we will all be back rested and refreshed on Monday. We will not be looking at emails or our mobiles during this time. If you need to speak to someone urgently, please ring Rebecca on 01442 [...]

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Can you help?

We are looking forward to welcoming Rachel, Duncan and Chester the dog to Sunnyside in the summer. Rachel Hamilton will be our curate and will be with us for about 3 years, starting at the end of June 2020. We need to rent somewhere for the Hamiltons to live from early June. If you know [...]

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Staff update

There is good and bad news on the staff front.

Unfortunately Vee has withdrawn from the Youth Team Leader post. Rebecca and the PCC are considering the way forward but meanwhile we remain totally committed to supporting our young people and running the youth group. If any one feels called to help with the youth, please [...]

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