Week of Sunday 20th November, Christ the King


Sunday 20th November, Christ the King

9.30 am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion (JR)
11.00 am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion (JR)
6.00 pmNettledenEvensong(RH)

Tuesday 22nd November

9.00 amGreat Gaddesden Holy Communion (JR)
10.30 am Little Gaddesden Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall (see below)
1.00 pmGreat GaddesdenFuneral of Geoff Wise

Wednesday 23rd November

7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 24th November

10.00 amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)
3 – 5 pmLittle GaddesdenPitstop Coffee Club

Friday 25th November

3 – 5 pmGreat GaddesdenPre-loved Sale in GG Church (see below)

Sunday 27th November, Advent Sunday

9.00 amNettledenMorning Prayer(HT)
9.30 amLittle GaddesdenParish Communion(JR)
11.00 amGreat GaddesdenParish Communion(JR)
6.00 pmLittle GaddesdenAdvent Service of Light(JR/AG)

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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 .

The Ethics Forum

Apologies, but the next meeting of the Ethics Forum (due to be on Friday 25th November) has been POSTPONED.

Pre-loved Sale at Great Gaddesden Church

Friends of Great Gaddesden school (FOGGS) are holding a Pre- loved Sale in GG church on November 25th 3-5pm. Any donations of toys, books Christmas jumpers, gifts etc are welcome. Please leave donations in GG church during the day w/b 21st November or contact Heather Tisbury for collection. 01582842807

Book Launch

Book Launch – Before Modern Ideas – The Diary and Annals of Little Gaddesden, edited by Roger Bolton.  Thursday 1st December at 7pm in the TFH, Little Gaddesden.  All welcome to attend.  

Travelling Crib

Would you like to host Mary, Joseph and the donkey for a night in December?  If so, please contact: Catriona Angel on travelling-crib@littlegaddesdenchurch.org.uk

BHA Gift Service

BHA Gift Service.  This will take place on Sunday 11th December at 9.30am at Little Gaddesden.  The service will be followed by an Advent Breakfast in the Thomas Field Hall. BHA have resumed shipments to Ukraine but still need cash donations to help with the increased transport costs.  If you can help, please call BHA on 01227 453434. If you are able to donate goods, the requirements are: Clothing and shoes for all age groups, bedding, toiletries, nappies (including adult), colouring books and crayons, small toys, washing powder, candles, matches, torches, tinned and dried foods (not cereals), long life milk, tea and coffee.  Crockery and cutlery, kettles, wheelchairs, crutches, wheeled walkers and sleeping mats. Please label bags clearly. Labelled bags may be left by the font from Friday 9th December.

Midweek Discussion Group

The Midweek Discussion Group has resumed. The theme for this term is Studies in Hebrews. 

Please contact Anthony Archer on anthony.archer@bridgewaterassociates.co.uk or 07721 504125 with any questions.

Regular Giving

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. For those who do give this way, tokens to signify you have donated by this method are available on entry to the church, and they can be placed in the collection bag at the appropriate time.

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