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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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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Called to serve

‘Now you are the body of Christ, and each one of you is a part of it.’1 Corinthians 12.27

Whilst we were trying to keep each other safe during the worst of the covid pandemic, it was right that we greatly limited those who could be involved in enabling our worship at Sunnyside. As we [...]

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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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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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