Week of Sunday 22nd October, Trinity 20


Sunday 22nd October, Trinity 20

9am Nettleden Morning Prayer (HT)
9am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion(MS)
11am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion(MS)

Tuesday 24th October

9amGreat Gaddesden Holy Communion (MS)
10.30 am Little Gaddesden Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall (see below)

Wednesday 25th October

7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 26th October

No mid-week service at Little Gaddesden this week

Sunday 29th October, Bible Sunday

11am Great Gaddesden Joint Parish Communion(JR)
3pmLittle GaddesdenService of All Souls(JR/MS/AG)

Monday 30th October

2.30pmLittle GaddesdenInterring of Ashes of Rita Humphreys, followed by tea in the Thomas Field Hall (see details below)

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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.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

Rita Humphreys

Burial of ashes on Monday 30th October at 2.30pm followed by Tea in TFH. All who knew Rita are welcome BUT please let Virginia (842428) know ASAP for catering numbers.

What’s the Point of Baptism?

On Wednesday 1st November at 7.30pm. The Wednesday Discussion Group is meeting in the Thomas Field Hall instead of on-line, to discuss baptism, its history, its biblical foundation and ask, is it really necessary today?  All welcome. Refreshments provided.

Lady Marian Alford’s Altar Frontal

Lady Marian Alford’s Altar Frontal – Exhibition at the Guildhall, London.  This forms part of a major exhibition to celebrate the 400th Anniversary of the Worshipful Company of Gold & Silver Wyre Drawers.  Exhibition runs from 29th September – 12th November from 10.30am to 4pm at the Guildhall Art Gallery, Guildhall Yard, London EC2V 5AE.  Tickets £10.00.

All Souls’ Service

The service for All Souls will take place on Sunday 29th October at 3.00pm in Little Gaddesden Church. There will be an opportunity to light candles and the names of those who have died in the last year will be read out, together with any other names specifically requested. Please see the list at the back of the church and add any particular names. 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.

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)