Week of Sunday 12th December, Advent 3


Sunday 12th December, Advent 3

9.00 am Nettleden Morning Prayer (RH)
9.30 am Little Gaddesden BHA Gift Service followed by Advent Breakfast (JR/AWA)
11.00 am Great Gaddesden Gift Service for DENS (GM/HT)
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenEvening Prayer(JR)

Tuesday 14th December

9.00 amGreat Gaddesden Holy Communion
10.30 am Little Gaddesden Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall (see below)
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenCarols on The Green

Wednesday 15th December

7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 16th December

10.00 amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)
2.30 pm – 4.00 pmLittle GaddesdenPitstop Coffee Club

Saturday 18th December

9.30 am Little GaddesdenDecorating the Church for Christmas

Sunday 19th December, Advent 4

9.30 amLittle GaddesdenSaid Holy Communion(JR)
2.30 pmNettledenChristmas Carol Service(JR)
4.15 pmGreat GaddesdenChristmas Carol Service(JR/HT)
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenChristmas Carol 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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.


NEW Coronavirus Update

There are changes to the Government regulations which come into force on 10 December 2021.

  1. From 10 December 2021, mask wearing is compulsory. We have a good supply of disposable masks should you forget to bring yours.
  2. Please continue to use the hand cleanser at the door.
  3. You may still sing,  providing a mask is worn
  4. Holy Communion will continue to be administered by intinction as is current practice.

Please keep an eye on our website for the most up to date information.

This notice was last updated on 10 December 2021.

BHA Gift Service

9.30am BHA Gift service in Little Gaddesden followed by Advent Breakfast.  BHA have very limited requirements this year – please only provide clothing and shoes for all age groups, bedding and toiletries.  Please label bags clearly.  Labelled bags may be left by the font from Friday 10th December.  

Decorating the Church for Christmas

Saturday 18th December from 9.30am. Please let Anne Isherwood know if you are coming to help. As ever donations of foliage etc. will be very welcome and these can be left in the porch from Friday if you can’t make it on Saturday or brought with you on the day. Flowers will be supplied. There will be refreshments!

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.

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.