Week of Sunday 13th October, Trinity 17


Sunday, 13th October, Trinity 17

9.00 amNettledenMattins(AWA)
9.00 amLittle GaddesdenFamily Service(JR)
10.45 amGreat GaddesdenCafé Church (JR)
12.30 pmLittle GaddesdenBaptism of Lillie Heath-Rogers 
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenEvensong(AWA)

Tuesday, 15th October

9.00amGreat GaddesdenHoly Communion(JR)
10.30 amLittle GaddesdenCoffee and cake in the vestry 

Thursday, 17th October

10.00 am Little GaddesdenHoly Communion(JR)

Friday, 18th October

10.00 amGreat GaddesdenCoffee, Tea and Cake in the Church

Saturday, 19th October

7.30pmLittle GaddesdenCharity Opera Concert in the Church

Sunday, 20th October, Trinity 18

9.00 amLittle GaddesdenParish Communion(JR)
10.45 amGreat GaddesdenParish Communion(JR)
4.00 pmGreat GaddesdenShort act of worship followingSafeguarding course(JR)



Coffee and Cake

Tuesday mornings at 10.30am.  For more information, contact Barbara Sheard on 01442 843591.

Charity Opera Concert in the Church

Saturday 19th October –  7.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm).  Programme will be varied and lively.  More details from Charity Opera Concert entry on the online Calendar. Tickets £25.00 each from Little Gaddesden Village Shop, by calling 01442 843444 or by email on MCRoberts4@aol.com.  Proceeds split between The Hospice of St Francis and Little Gaddesden Church.  Help needed on the night please.  Contact Barbara Sheard on 843591 to offer your services.  Thank you.

War Remembrance pages

Website addition:  the first of the new War Remembrance pages on the church website are now live, with details of the war graves in the churchyard, the village and church war memorials and the rolls of honour in the church.  Click the link here or visit littlegaddesdenchurch.org.uk and find them from the menu under About > War Remembrance

Baby Loss Awareness Week

This week takes place from October 9th to 15th. It is a special opportunity to mark the lives of babies lost in pregnancy, at or soon after birth. There will be a small display up in Little Gaddesden Church showing items that members of the village have made for the local maternity units where mothers have suffered such a loss.  If you can help in any way with knitting, printing or the tiny cribs, please contact Sarah Gall on 01442 842422.  Please join others across the world by lighting a candle at 7pm on October 15th and leaving it burning for at least one hour to remember all babies that have died too soon.

Wild Boy: The True Story of Peter the Wild Boy

St Mary’s Church Northchurch.  From Wednesday October 16th to Saturday 19th at 7.00pm (Matinee on Saturday at 2.00pm) the Lamp House Theatre Company from Peterborough are performing “Wild Boy: The True Story of Peter the Wild Boy,” in St Mary’s Northchurch. Tickets are available from the following link: https://seaty.co.uk/wildboy/ 

Harvest Festival Thanks

Thank you to everyone for making our churches look so wonderful for Harvest Festival.  Many thanks to all those who contributed produce and flowers for the displays and for their wonderful flower arranging skills.  All the goods received during our services will be distributed to DENS

Pumpkins and Mud – Children’s Workshop in the Church

Children’s Workshop in the Church.  Saturday 26th October, 3.00pm – 5.00pm.  Come along and have some fun with arts, crafts and mud!!  Children’s High Tea included.  For more information, and to book your place, please contact Sarah Gall on 01442 842422 or SarahGaddesden@aol.com.

Nettleden Jumble Sale at Potten End Village Hall

The Nettleden Jumble Sale is at Potten End Village Hall on Saturday 2nd November 11.00am – 12.15pm.  Admission 50p.  If you can help beforehand (9.00am to 10.30am) please contact Jane Mann on 07967 031141 or on mannjane@hotmail.com