Week of Sunday 12th March, Lent 3


Sunday 12th March, Lent 3

9.00 am Nettleden Morning Prayer (HT)
9.00 am Little Gaddesden Café Church (JR)
11.00 am Great Gaddesden Café Church(JR)

Tuesday 14th March

9.00 amGreat Gaddesden Holy Communion
10.30 am Little Gaddesden Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall (see below)
2-3 pmGreat GaddesdenLent Course at The Vicarage

Wednesday 15th March

7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 16th March

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

Friday 17th March

12.30 – 1.30pmLittle GaddesdenLent Lunch in the Thomas Field Hall

Sunday 19th March, Mothering Sunday

9.00 am Little Gaddesden Family Communion(JR)
11.00 am Great Gaddesden Family Communion(JR)
6.00 pmNettledenEvensong(RH)

Tuesday 21st March

11.00 amLittle GaddesdenFuneral of David Nowell-Withers
7.30 for 8.00pmLittle GaddesdenEthics Forum – Do Animals have Rights?

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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 Lent Group

The Lent Group will be held in the Vicarage at Great Gaddesden (please note change of venue) on Tuesdays 2-3pm on 14th, 21st and 28th March.  A time of reflection, discussion and prayer for the Lenten Season. No prior preparation required. Each session is complete in itself, so just come when you can. All welcome. For more details contact Heather Tisbury.

Lent Lunches

Every Friday in Lent in the Thomas Field Hall.  12.30pm – 1.30pm.  For the sum of £5.00, you can enjoy a bowl (or two) of delicious soup, bread and cheese, fruit, tea and coffee.  All welcome.

Ethics Forum

Do Animals have Rights?  Tuesday 21st March, 7.30 for 8.00pm in the Thomas Field Hall.  For more details, contact Anthony Archer on anthony.archer@bridgewaterassociates.co.uk

Mothering Sunday

Mothering Sunday.  Sunday 19th March at 9.00am.  Please come along to a service of celebration.  ALL WELCOME.

Easter Lilies

Easter Lilies:  The dedication book will be out at the back of Little Gaddesden Church if you would like to purchase a lily in memory of a loved one.  Please let Anne Isherwood know if you would like to participate.  Cost is £3 per lily.   anneisherwood@btinternet.com

Midweek Discussion Group

The Midweek Discussion Group meets on Wednesday evenings.

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

The funds of The Little Gaddesden Charities are there to help and support those in financial need in the parish, especially at times when budgets are under particular pressure.

We also support young people in their endeavours, as well as the bereaved.

Please apply in confidence to:

The Vicar, The Revd. John Russell  vicar@littlegaddesdenchurch.org.uk (01442 214898)  or
Mrs Pat Catchpole (01442 842544)