Harvest Festival

Rebecca Fardell writes…

One of the joys of living in the Vicarage is that I overlook the allotments. I often walk through them on my way into town and love seeing the abundance they produce: the prolific marrows and the glorious hollyhock; the flowers, fruit and the vegetables which are the reward for so much labour. The lavish fruitfulness of this [...]

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From the last PCC…

We recently had a PCC meeting where there were updates on the Church Hall Roof Project, discussions about Gift Day and decisions on Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults. The Parochial Church Council meet around six times a year and form the leadership and trusteeship of Sunnyside Church. You can approach any PCC member to discuss [...]

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Quiz Night

Don’t forget that on Saturday 30th September (that’s this Saturday!) we’re looking forward to gathering together for a church quiz night. Grab your friends, choose your specialist subject and come down to the church hall at 7.30pm for a fantastic quiz.

I’m busy writing the quiz this week and can promise there will be something for [...]

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The Six-Thirty

The Six-Thirty service resumes on Sunday 10th September.  The Six-Thirty service is an informal and intimate service with space for fellowship, discussion, waiting on God and prayer.  All are very welcome!

We’ll focus on Genesis this term as follows:

10th September Overview of Genesis What kind of book do we have here?

17th September Genesis 1 Why are we here? [...]

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Summer Sundays

Although the weather may not be acting as if it’s the summer, the summer holidays are well under way. This means our Sunday’s Cool team are taking a very well earned break and there’s therefore no groups for children or young people over the next few weeks. We want to say a massive thank you [...]

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Launch of the Roof Appeal

You may have seen that we’ve just started our ‘Raise the Roof’ campaign following a variety of different problems with the roofs of the Church Hall as well as the Breukelman Room. It all started back in September when the Breukelman Room flooded, prompting the need for redecoration and urgent repairs. Unfortunately, there was a [...]

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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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