Week of Sunday 8th May, Easter 4


Sunday 8th May, Easter 4

9.00 am Nettleden Morning Prayer (AWA)
9.30 am Little Gaddesden Café Church (JR)
11.00 am Great Gaddesden Café Church (JR)
12.45 pmLittle GaddesdenBaptism of Henry Hopkinson
2.30 – 4.30 pmGreat GaddesdenCream Teas served in the Church

Tuesday 10th May

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

Wednesday 11th May

7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 12th May

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

Sunday 15th May, Easter 5

9.30 amLittle GaddesdenParish Communion (with Sunday School)(JR)
11.00 amGreat GaddesdenParish Communion(JR)
4.30 pmNettledenEvensong (please note different time)(JR)
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenConcert in the Church

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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.


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.

Coffee Morning for Aching Arms

Thomas Field Hall – Coffee Morning – Friday 20th May 9.30-11.30 am in aid of Aching Arms (a charity who support parents through miscarriage, stillbirth and neonatal loss).

DENS – Donations of food and household items

DENS have a ‘High Needs’ food list to help them with their Food Bank.  The List is as follows: tinned vegetables, tinned fruit, custard, tinned rice pudding, tinned potatoes, instant mash, sponge puddings, jelly, long life milk and juice, cooking oil, sugar, 20p carrier bags, 2 in 1 shampoo, shower gel, cleaning sprays, deodorants – male/female, toilet rolls, washing up liquid (small) and liquid hand soap. Details are also on noticeboards and by collection boxes.  Please do try and help if you can.   https://www.dens.org.uk/our-services/foodbank/

Christian Aid Week – 15th – 21st May

Christian Aid Week.   Assisting with the Climate Crisis in Zimbabwe and Ukraine and other areas facing crises.  At Little Gaddesden, an e-envelope has been set up for donations (there will be no house-to-house collection).  If you would like to donate, please go to: https://envelope.christianaid.org.uk/envelope/littlegaddesdenchurch.  Please see the QR codes in the churches for ease of access (and elsewhere on the website).  There will be collection buckets at our services on Sunday 15th and 22nd May.

Cream Teas in Great Gaddesden Church

Great Gaddesden Church – Cream Teas served Sunday 8th May between 2.30pm and 4.30pm.   ALL WELCOME.

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