Week of Sunday 3rd October, Trinity 18


Sunday 3rd October, Trinity 18

9.00 am Nettleden Morning Prayer (HT)
9.30 am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion (JR)
11.00 am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion (JR)
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenEvening Worship in the Hall(HT)

Tuesday 5th October

9.00 amGreat Gaddesden Holy Communion
10.30 am Little Gaddesden Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall (see below)

Wednesday 6th October

11.00 am – 3.00 pmThomas Field HallGo Green – Recycle! Sale of women’s and children’s preloved clothing (see below)
7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 7th October

10.00 amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)

Friday 8th October

1.00 pmLittle GaddesdenWedding of Thomas Ridgeway and Lia White-Overton

Sunday 10th October, Harvest Festival

9.00 amNettledenHarvest Morning Prayer(HT)
9.30 amLittle GaddesdenHarvest Cafe Church(JR/AWA-pr)
11.00 amGreat GaddesdenHarvest Cafe Church(JR/AWA-pr)
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenEvening Prayer(AWA)

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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.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

Go Green – Recycle!

Go Green – Recycle!  Sale of women’s and children’s preloved clothing.  Wednesday 6th October 2021 at 11.00am – 3.00pm in The Thomas Field Hall, Little Gaddesden.  Refreshments available.  All proceeds to DACORUM MENCAP.  

Midweek Discussion Group

This resumed 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.

Harvest Festival

Our Harvest Festival service will be on Sunday 10th October.  This year, we are collecting goods for the Chiltern Foodbank – www.chiltern.foodbank.org.uk.  Gifts of food are welcome – especially UHT Milk, tinned sardines, long life fruit juice, sponge puddings, tinned/packet soup, tinned custard, shampoo.

The Bishop of St Albans’ Harvest Appeal 2021

The Bishop of St Albans’ Harvest Appeal – Water if Life.  This appeal aims to bring clean water to many communities in the Democratic Republic of Congo.  For more details visit www.harvestappeal.org. Click on the Tearfund tap picture and your donation will be collected on behalf of the church.

Opera Concert

Opera Concert, Little Gaddesden Church, Saturday 23rd October at 7.30pm (doors open at 6.30pm).  A programme of popular Opera music and song.  Tickets will be available from 1st October from Michael Roberts on 01442 843444 or MCRoberts4@aol.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.