Week of Sunday 17th December, Advent 3


Sunday 17th December, Advent 3

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

Monday 18th December

11amLittle GaddesdenFuneral of Bill Burrell

Tuesday 19th December

No 9am Holy Communion at Great Gaddesden this week

10.30 am Little Gaddesden Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall (see below)
6pmLittle GaddesdenCarols on The Green

Wednesday 20th December

9.15 amLittle GaddesdenSchool’s end of term service
2-3pmGreat GaddesdenAdvent Group meets at the Vicarage
7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 21st December

9amGreat GaddesdenSchool’s Christingle Service(JR)

No 10am Holy Communion at Little Gaddesden this week

Saturday 23rd December

4pmGreat GaddesdenChristmas Carol Service

Sunday 24th December, Christmas Eve

3pm Great Gaddesden Crib Service(JR/HT/KR)
5pm Little Gaddesden Crib Service(JR)
11.30 pm Little Gaddesden Midnight Mass(JR)

Monday 25th December, Christmas Day

9amNettledenHoly Communion with Carols(MS)
9amLittle GaddesdenFamily Communion(JR)
11amGreat GaddesdenFamily Communion(JR)

No mid-week Communions between Christmas Day and New Year

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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 .

Carol Singing on The Green

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

Crib Services

The Crib Services are on Christmas Eve at 3pm at Great Gaddesden, and 5pm at Little Gaddesden. All welcome.

DENS for Christmas

DENS are in need of food for the Christmas period.  If you can help, please do donate what you can.  Boxes are at the back of our churches. Preferably Christmas items as well as their usual needs – long life milk, tinned fruit, tinned ham/corned beef, tinned sweetcorn, gravy (small), nuts, custard, stuffing, Christmas selection packs and biscuits. Thank you.

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)