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Bible Readings for June 2023
Teach Your Children to Pray
Baumgartner to Lead NPUC Communication Team
Sunnyside Church communication leader
By Phyllis Woods
Blessings for Belize Team Brings Multifaceted Ministry to Central America
Heaven provided the blessings and the people of Sunnyside Church in Portland, Ore., provided the financial resources for Blessings for Belize (B4B), a mission endeavor to the northeastern coast of Central America.The mission included meetings, dub...
Welcome to SunnyCity!
The busy little town isn't on a map, but it really exists ... in a city park, in Portland, Ore. It's only three years old and has SunnyCity ever grown. Here, children love running, jumping, singing — even praying.At the Visitors Center on Friendsh...
Hometown Nazareth Where Jesus was a Kid
Vacation Bible School at Sunnyside Church in Portland, Ore., drew more than 134 children from June 20–25. Nearly 40 were non-members. More than 100 adults volunteered and donated food each night. Chris Marin, volunteer, and Shirley Allen, pastor, ...
Questions I'd Like to Ask God
What questions would you ask God if you had the opportunity? The Sunnyside Church in Portland, Ore., has opened its doors as a place people can come together to pose questions, have important conversations and explore possible answers. In February...
'Soup's On' for WWU Nursing Students
For some time, the Sunnyside (Ore.) Church had an unfulfilled desire to reach out to the Walla Walla University nursing students who live in the dorm next door. When Jonathan Russell, pastor, joined the team, he stepped up to the plate to make tha...
Evensong for Drs. Melvin West and Loren Dickinson
It was Sabbath afternoon, March 12 and the Sunnyside Church was filled to near capacity with Walla Walla University alumni, former students, and faculty, Sunnyside members and friends of Drs. West and Dickinson. The expectation was that once more ...
Messiah's Mansion Creates New Connections
In September, the Sunnyside Church in Portland, Ore., held a special and unique outreach event with a follow up in October. The presentation of Messiah's Mansion Tabernacle and a follow-up series called "Messiah's Mansion — Next Step Group" were v...
A Birthday Party Becomes a Reunion
It all started with organizer Marilyn Hoag Puccinelli, who thought it would be fun to celebrate several of her classmates' 70th birthdays this year. It turned into a Vincent Hill School reunion.VHS, located in Mussourie, India, hosted a variety of...
'SunnyCity' Educational, Entertaining and Uplifting Community Outreach
On Sunday, Aug. 8, a crowd of more than 350 children plus adults came to the second-annual, highly visible "SunnyCity" Ventura Park in Portland, Ore., providing outreach to the Portland Metro area. The event was sponsored by the Sunnyside (Ore.) C...
Sunnyside Church Vacation Bible School
July 25–29 was a big week at Sunnyside Church in Portland, Ore. The entire church building (and many of its members) were transported halfway around the world and centuries back in time to the land of the Pharaohs for Vacation Bible School.Countle...