Week of Sunday 24th October, Bible Sunday


Friday 22nd October (addition to last week’s post)

12.00 pmLittle Gaddesden Memorial Service for Dan Graham

Saturday 23rd October

12.30 pmLittle GaddesdenMemorial Service for Julie Leonhardt (see details below)
7.30 pmLittle GaddesdenOpera Concert in the church (see details below)

Sunday 24th October, Bible Sunday

9.00 am Nettleden Morning Prayer (AWA)
9.30 am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion (JR)
11.00 am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion (JR)
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenEvening Prayer(AWA)

Tuesday 26th October

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

Wednesday 27th October

7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 28th October

10.00 amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)

Sunday 31st October, All Saints / All Souls’ Day

9.00 amNettledenJoint Parish Communion(JR/GM-pr)
3.00 pmGreat GaddesdenAll Souls’ Service(JR)

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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.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

Memorial Service for Julie Leonhardt

Saturday 23rd October at 12.30pm at Little Gaddesden.  ALL WELCOME.  If you wish to come and would like to stay for refreshments after the service, please let John Leonhardt know for catering purposes.  Many thanks.

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 are available from Michael Roberts on 01442 843444 or MCRoberts4@aol.com or the village shop

All Souls’ Service

Sunday 31st October at 3.00pm at Great Gaddesden.  All are invited to a service for the Commemoration of All Souls. There will be an opportunity to light candles and the names of those who have died this year will be read out, along with any others specifically requested.  Please see lists at the back of the church or speak to the Vicar.

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.