Dreaming of a Bright Christmas

The Diocese of St Albans have released their 2018 Christmas film ‘Dreaming of a Bright Christmas’.  We hope you enjoy the video and that you will share it with your family and friends.  The aim is for as many people as possible who view the film online to be encouraged to attend a carol or Christmas service [...]

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Christmas at Sunnyside Church

The tree is up, the lights are on and it’s less than a month until the big day. There’s lots to get excited about this Christmas at Sunnyside as we celebrate the birth of Jesus!

However you’re planning to celebrate Christmas this year, you are very welcome to join us at any or all of our [...]

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Bex Henderson is speaking on 16th December!

Through prayers and our Gift Day donations we have been supporting Bex Henderson who has been working with Jenga in Uganda.  This year Bex began a new LOVED Children’s Centre in the heart of Namatala, Mbale’s largest urban slum, where children are able to come and access nutritional meals, early years play and medication in a [...]

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Nativity

Preparations are under way for our Sunnyside Nativity 2018 and it’s not too late to get involved! The script is written, parts are being allocated and excitement is building.

Rehearsal will be on Saturday 15th December from 2pm – 4pm with the Nativity service being at The Ten Thirty on Sunday 16th December. All welcome.

Join in [...]

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Weekend Away…what next?

Just to let you know that we are continuing to reflect on our discussions at the weekend away as we seek to discern what God is calling us to be and do in this season. The PCC will be having an awayday on 9th February so that it can spend time focused on this and [...]

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Messy Christmas

The Christmas story shows us how much God loves everyone in the world, and Messy Church on 1st December is a great opportunity for people of all ages to come together and think about this story in a fun, creative and interactive way.

Amongst our usual mix of mess, crafts and friendship, we will building a [...]

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Weekend Away

More than 130 members of Sunnyside – ranging in age from from 0 to 90 – gathered at High Leigh for a weekend of work and play. We knew that God had good things planned for us and he blessed us beyond expectations. There was the joy of worshipping together; there was the fun of [...]

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How are your Holy Habits getting on?

During Lent, we thought about some Holy Habits: worship, prayer, study, service and fasting. These are five essentials which will help us in our Christian journey to grow nearer to God. Advent is a good time to reflect how we are getting on with developing these Holy Habits as we get ready for Christmas.

Each Wednesday [...]

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Advent Prayer Room

One of the things that was mentioned at the weekend away was that people would like more opportunities to pray.  Following the success of the prayer room during Thy Kingdom Come, we will be marking the start of Advent with another one. From 12 noon on Friday 30th November – 12 noon on Monday 3rd [...]

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Welcome to Jonathan!

Hi, I’m Jonathan and I’m the new Youth Team Leader here at Sunnyside!  In my spare time I enjoy weight training, basketball, football and most sports actually!  I also like to do a bit of gardening and of course, spending time with my wife (Candy) and 3 children (Tiffany, Benedict and Ariella). I am excited to [...]

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