Week of Sunday 2nd April, Palm Sunday


Sunday 2nd April, Palm Sunday

9am Little Gaddesden Donkey procession from the village hall to the church, Family service (JR/AG)
11am Great Gaddesden Dora the Donkey procession from the Lytch Gate to the church, Family service(JR)
6pmNettledenEvensong with Blessing of the Palms(RH)

Tuesday 4th April

9.00 amGreat Gaddesden Holy Communion
No Coffee and Cake this week
11.30 amLittle GaddesdenFuneral of John Allen
7.30 pmGreat GaddesdenStations of the Cross(JR/HT/KR)

Thursday 6th April

No 10am Holy Communion in Little Gaddesden

7.30pmLittle GaddesdenSung Eucharist with stripping of the Altars(JR/AG)

Friday 7th April, Good Friday

11amLittle GaddesdenService of Witness on The Green(JR)
2pmNettledenHour before the Cross(HT/KR)

Sunday 9th April, Easter Day

8.00 am Nettleden Holy Communion(JRo)
9.00 am Little Gaddesden Family Communion(JR/AG)
11.00 am Great Gaddesden Family Communion(JR)

No mid-week Communions this week

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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.


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 .

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

Decorating the Church for Easter

If you would like to help decorate our church for Easter, please do contact Anne Isherwood and let her know (details above).  The church will be decorated from 9.30am on Saturday 8th April.  All welcome.

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.

Discovery Walk

DISCOVERY WALK – Coronation Monday, 8th May at 2.00pm.  Family friendly, guided walk with local points of interest.  Meet at Little Gaddesden church at 1.45pm.  Volunteer Marshalls needed for this event please, plus tray-bake offerings for the tea afterwards.  To volunteer and for more information, please contact Louise Archer on 07920 045474 or louise.m.archer@btinternet.com

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)