Week of Sunday 29th October, Bible Sunday – Corrected*


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 below for more details)

Tuesday 31st October

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

Wednesday 1st November

7.30pmLittle GaddesdenMidweek Discussion Group – What is the Point of Baptism? All welcome(see below)

Thursday 2nd November

10amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)
3pmLittle GaddesdenPitstop Café

Friday 3rd November

9.30 amGreat GaddesdenParent Café

*Sunday 5th November, All Saints [date corrected]

9.00 am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR/AG)
11am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion(MS)

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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

Wednesday 1st November at 7.30pm – What’s the Point of Baptism?  The Wednesday Discussion Group is meeting in the Thomas Field Hall to discuss baptism, its history, its biblical foundation and ask, is it really necessary today?  All welcome. Refreshments provided.

Service of All Souls

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.

Rita Humphreys

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.

Follow the Star

‘Follow the Star’. Friends of Great Gaddesden School (FOGGS) have launched ‘Follow the Star’ a walk of 2775 miles from GG school to Bethlehem aiming to complete by December 19th. The walk will raise funds for the work of FOGGS in the school and also First Steps Foundation a charity in Uganda supporting children in their learning. To support the walk please walk yourself (sponsorship forms available) and add your mileage every Wednesday to ggfollowthestar@gmail.com  or sponsor someone else. Donations can be made at 


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)