Praying for Sunnyside

Despite the rain, 13 of us gathered in the Breukleman Room to pray for Sunnyside this evening. We spent time reflecting on Isaiah 49 and focused particularly on God’s timing, on the scale of God’s vision and on the recurrent theme of children in this passage. We were reminded that God is at work even [...]

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PCC awayday update

Praise God for answered prayers! The PCC had a good day away today in the comfortable surroundings of our sister church at Bourne End. We began the day by reflecting on Isaiah 49 and then moved to reviewing the weekend away, to considering our priorities at Sunnyside and discussing how we might be more effective [...]

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PCC Awayday

Please do pray for the PCC who are having an awayday on 9th February to reflect on our Weekend Away at High Leigh and how we should take forward the ideas we shared. The PCC will look at practical steps, including the difficult subject of what we are being called to prune so we [...]

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Weekend away update

I just wanted to let you know what is happening to follow up on what came out of the weekend away when we focused on who God is calling us to be and what he is calling us to do. We have already been acting on some of the things that came out of our [...]

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Prayer for the church

One of the things that came strongly through the weekend away was a clear desire that we have more opportunities to pray together. As part of our response to this, we are starting a new monthly prayer meeting where we can spend time praying for Sunnyside and for those we are called to love and [...]

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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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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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The weekend away has arrived!

We have been thinking about it, talking about it, planning it, praying for it and finally it has arrived: the parish weekend is here! I am really excited about what God has planned for us as we gather to spend time with God and one another.

‘I am the vine; you are the branches. [...]

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It is almost here…

Our weekend away is rapidly approaching and it is almost too late to join us! If you would like to come for the day on Saturday, please book as soon as possible click here for a form. The absolute final deadline for booking is 2nd November. 

Please pray for our weekend away: we want it to [...]

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Be still and know…

Jesus said that when two or three gather in my name, I am there with them (Matthew 18.20). That was certainly the case this evening when a small group met for the first weekend away prayer meeting. There was a powerful sense of God’s Spirit as we prayed for the preparations, people and weekend. Why [...]

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