Sunday 10th April, Palm Sunday
|9.00 am||Nettleden||Morning Prayer with blessing of the Palms||(HT)|
|9.30 am||Little Gaddesden||Donkey Procession from the Village Hall to the church, Family Service||(JR)|
|11.00 am||Great Gaddesden||Donkey Procession to church, Family Communion||(JR)|
Tuesday 12th April
|9.00 am||Great Gaddesden||Holy Communion||(JR)|
|10.30 am||Little Gaddesden||Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall||(see below)|
|8.00 pm||Little Gaddesden||Stations of the Cross|
Wednesday 13th April
|2.00 pm||Little Gaddesden||Memorial Service for Dr Martin Bryant|
|7.55 pm||Zoom||Midweek Discussion Group||(see below)|
Thursday 14th April, Maundy Thursday
No 10.00 am Holy Communion today
|8.00 pm||Great Gaddesden||Sung Eucharist with stripping of the altars||(JR)|
Friday 15th April, Good Friday
|9.30 am||Little Gaddesden||Family Service with hot cross buns||(JR)|
|11.00 am||Little Gaddesden||Service of Witness on The Green||(JR)|
|2.00 pm||Nettleden||Hour before the Cross||(AWA/HT)|
Sunday 17th April, Easter Day
|8.00 am||Nettleden||Holy Communion||(JR)|
|9.30 am||Little Gaddesden||Family Communion||(JR)|
|11.00 am||Great Gaddesden||Family Communion||(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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.
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.
Easter Lilies – Every year at Easter Little Gaddesden Church is decorated with lilies in memory of loved ones. If you would like to participate, please let Anne Isherwood know (01442 842780) or email email@example.com). The cost is £3.00 per lily. If possible, we hope this can be paid direct into our bank account:
- Account name PCC of Little Gaddesden Parish
- Account no. 00296015
- Sort code 30-94-08
- Ref. Easter lilies + your surname
If direct payment is not possible cash or cheque (payable to PCC of Little Gaddesden Parish) to Anne Isherwood or Virginia Westmacott.
Good Friday Family Service
Little Gaddesden – Friday 15th April, Good Friday. Family Service in the church with hot cross buns. All welcome. For more details please contact John Russell.
Annual Parishioners Meeting and Annual Parochial Church Meeting
Both these meetings will take place in church after the 9.30am morning service on Sunday 24th April, starting at approximately 10.30am. All parishioners on the Electoral Roll are very welcome to attend these meetings to find out what has been happening during the last year and to ask questions of the Vicar, the Churchwardens and other members of the PCC.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org .
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 email@example.com or 07721 504125 with any questions.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org and we will try to help.