Week of Sunday 10th December, Advent 2


Sunday 10th December, Advent 2

9am Nettleden Morning Prayer (AWA)
9am Little Gaddesden BHA Gift Service followed by Advent Breakfast(JR)
11am Great Gaddesden DENS Café Church Gift Service(HT/KR)

Monday 11th December

11amLittle GaddesdenFuneral of Jennie Waters

Tuesday 12th December

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

Wednesday 13th December

2-3pmGreat GaddesdenAdvent Group meeting at the Vicarage
7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 14th December

10amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)
3pmLittle GaddesdenPitstop Café

Saturday 16th December

6pmLittle GaddesdenChristmas Carol Service & Celebration (see below)

Sunday 17th December, Advent 3

9am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion(MS/AG)
11am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion(MS)
3pmNettledenChristmas Carol Service(JR/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

The Midweek Discussion Group meets on Wednesday evenings.

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

The Advent Group

The Advent Group will meet at The Vicarage (please note new venue) between 2-3pm on 13th and 20th December.  The theme is The Beatitudes.  All welcome.  Contact Heather Tisbury for more details.

Christmas Carol Service & Celebration

Little Gaddesden’s Christmas Carol Service & Celebration is on Saturday 16th December at 6pm.  An evening of readings, music, entertainment and refreshments.

British Humanitarian Aid (BHA) Gift Service

Little Gaddesden BHA Gift Service – Sunday 10th December at 9am, followed by Advent Breakfast.  Clothing, bed linen and other household items are welcome.  Please also consider what might be useful in a war zone – candles, non-perishable foodstuffs, working electrical items. Please put all items in labelled bags.  Bags may be left by the font from Friday 8th December.  Thank you.

DENS Gift Service at Great Gaddesden

Great Gaddesden Café Church Gift Service for DENS – Sunday 10th December at 11am.

Ashridge Chapel Christmas Carol Service

Monday 18th December – For everyone’s information, the Christmas Carol Concert at Ashridge House is by ticket only.  

Christmas Walk & Talk

CHRISTMAS WALK AND TALK :  On Friday, December 15th we will be celebrating our Christmas walk  based at The Orchard Barn, The Golden Parsonage, Gaddesden Row, HP2 6HG, 9 o’clock start from the Barn with seasonal refreshments on our return. If you are unable to make the walk do join us for refreshments from about 10.15. All welcome. More details from Val on 07929 650664 or regalreval@yahoo.co.uk

Carols on The Green

Tuesday 19th December at 6pm.  Carol singing around the Christmas tree on The Green in Little Gaddesden.  Refreshments available.  All welcome.

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)