Week of Sunday 3rd April, Passion Sunday


Sunday 3rd April, Passion 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 Worship(AWA)

Tuesday 5th April

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

Wednesday 6th April

7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 7th April

10.00 amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)
10.00 amHoly Trinity, Potten EndLiving in Love and Faith – Lent course

Friday 8th April

12.30 – 1.30 pmLittle GaddesdenFinal Lent Lunch in the Thomas Field Hall

Saturday 9th April

7.00 pmGreat Gaddesden Parish HallFOGGC Quiz Night (see below for details)

Sunday 10th April, Palm Sunday – HOLY WEEK

9.00 amNettledenMorning Prayer with blessing of the Palms(HT)
9.30 amLittle GaddesdenProcession from Village Hall to church, Family Service(JR)
11.00 amGreat GaddesdenProcession to church, Family 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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.


Coronavirus Update

With the gradual decreasing number of Covid cases, when attending church services we ask you to:

  • Continue to use the hand cleanser at the door.
  • Respect other people’s personal space.
  • Whist mask wearing is not obligatory, if you feel comfortable wearing one, please continue to do so. (We have a good supply of disposable masks should you forget to bring yours.)
  • Continue to sing.
  • Continue to receive Holy Communion in both kinds under Covid safe procedure.

Refreshments after church on Sunday mornings will be served. 

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

This notice was last updated on 27 January 2022.

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

The Midweek Discussion Group has resumed. 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.

Lent Lunch

Last one this week – 8th April.  12.30pm – 1.30pm in the Thomas Field Hall.  £5.00 for a delicious bowl of soup, bread and cheese, fruit, tea and coffee.  Please do come along. 

Electoral Roll

Little Gaddesden:  The annual revision of the church Electoral Roll will take place in advance of the APCM in April. The current roll will be on display in the church until Monday 4th April. If you are already on the list, please take a moment to check that your details are correct. Forms will be available for anyone who wishes to be added to the roll.  For more details, please email Annabelle Grassini on electoral.roll@littlegaddesdenchurch.org.uk.

Friends of Great Gaddesden Church – Quiz Night

The Friends of Great Gaddesden Church are holding their famed Quiz night for the first time for a couple of years and it will be held on Saturday 9th April at the Great Gaddesden Parish Hall.  If you can put a team of 6 together that would be great, but otherwise just give us a call and join a team on the night.  As always it will be great fun and you get a nice supper too!  Please contact 01442 246513.  £15.00 per ticket.

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.

The Little Gaddesden Charities

For those not familiar with The Little Gaddesden Charities, we exist to help those in our Parish who are in need.

All help is totally confidential.

Please contact either me directly on 01442 842544 or the Vicar, John Russell, on 01442 214898 or at vicar@littlegaddesdenchurch.org.uk and we will try to help.

Pat Catchpole