Week of Sunday 29th August, Trinity 13


Sunday 29th August, Trinity 13

11.00 amGreat GaddesdenJoint Parish Communion – coffee available from 10.30am(JR)

Tuesday 31st August

9.00 amGreat GaddesdenHoly Communion
10.30 amLittle GaddesdenNo Coffee and Cake this week(see below)
1.00 pmLittle GaddesdenFuneral of Caroline Holborow

Thursday 2nd September

Little GaddesdenNo Holy Communion this week
11.30 amLittle GaddesdenFuneral of Maureen Potts

Friday 3rd September

7.30 pmNettledenMississippi Swamp Dogs concert in the Church. For ticket information, see below

Saturday 4th September

5.30 pmLittle Gaddesden Village HallMamma Mia. For ticket information, see below

Sunday 5th September, Trinity 14

9.00 amNettledenMorning Prayer(JRo)
9.30 amLittle GaddesdenParish Communion(CR)
11.00 amGreat GaddesdenParish Communion(CR)
2.30 – 4.30 pmGreat GaddesdenCream Teas in the Church
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenEvening Prayer(GM)

Please Check for Updates!

As changes are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.



Following the recent changes to Government regulations, we can slightly relax some restrictions.

From the 19thJuly please, when in church:

  • Maintain social distancing from those not in your household or care bubble,
  • Mask wearing is no longer obligatory, but is recommended.
  • Singing is permitted behind masks.
  • Continue to use the hand cleanser at the door.
  • Receive Holy Communion as current practice.

Please await further guidance on the serving of refreshments after services.

Tuesday Morning Coffee and Cake

Tuesday morning’s Coffee and Cake sessions are in the Thomas Field Hall – Tuesdays from 10:30am to 12:00 noon. Any enquiries to Hilary Catchpole at h.catchpole@btinternet.com .

Midweek Discussion Group

This is not taking place during August. It will resume on Wednesday 8th September. Do keep the ideas coming about topics that you would like to consider.

Please contact Anthony Archer on anthony.archer@bridgewaterassociates.co.uk or 07721 504125 with any questions.

Nettleden Festival

This year’s Nettleden Festival is on Friday 3rd and Saturday 4th September 2021:

  • Fri:    Jazz 7.30pm with Mississippi Swamp Dogs in Nettleden Church

                                   Contact:   ianh72542@gmail.com

  • Sat:  Mamma Mia in Little Gaddesden Village Hall 5.30pm

                                   Contact:  clairerdonovan@googlemail.com

Regular Giving

Please remember that the church continues to function with limited services, so we do ask that you continue with your regular financial giving to support the ministry.  If you normally give weekly in church, you may like to consider paying direct through your bank account.    Click or tap here to visit the Donate Page to find out more.

Pay by Text

We now have the facility to donate to Little Gaddesden church by text. Just text LITTLEGADD plus the amount you want to donate (between £1 and £20) to 70470, for example ‘LITTLEGADD10’ to donate £10.  

Texts will cost the amount donated plus one standard rate message.

Do you need any Financial Help?

If you, or anyone you know, is in financial difficulty, the Vicar has access to a hardship fund.  Please feel free to contact him in the strictest of confidence on 01442 214898 or at vicar@littlegaddesdenchurch.org.uk.