Week of Sunday 15th May, Easter 5


Sunday 15th May, Easter 5

9.30 am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion (with Sunday School)(JR)
11.00 am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion (JR)
4.30 pmNettledenEvensong (please note different time)(JR)
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenConcert in the Church

Tuesday 17th May

9.00 amGreat Gaddesden Holy Communion
10.30 am Little Gaddesden Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall (see below)
7.30 for 8.00 pmThe TFH, Little GaddesdenEthics Forum – Ukraine and the Morality of War

Wednesday 18th May

7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 19th May

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

Friday 20th May

9.30 – 11.30 amLittle GaddesdenCoffee Morning in aid of Aching Arms
12 NoonGreat GaddesdenFuneral of Betty Hayes

Saturday 21st May

12 NoonLittle GaddesdenBaptism of Laura McCann
2.00 pmLittle GaddesdenBaptism of Freddie Smith

Sunday 22nd May, Rogation Sunday

9.00 amNettledenMorning Prayer(RH)
9.30 amLittle GaddesdenParish Communion (with Sunday School)(JR)
11.00 amGreat GaddesdenParish Communion(JR)

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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.

Christian Aid, 15th – 21st May

Christian Aid Week, 15th – 21st May.   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 church for ease of access (and elsewhere on the website).


Strawberry Cream Teas and cake in aid of Christian Aid.  Saturday 28th May, 3.00-5.00pm in the Thomas Field Hall, Little Gaddesden.  £5.00 (under 5s free).  Raffle.

Coffee Morning in aid of 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 Foodbank

DENS have a ‘High Needs’ food list to help them with their Food Bank.  Lists are on noticeboards and by collection boxes.  Please do try and help if you can.   https://www.dens.org.uk/our-services/foodbank/

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