Week of Sunday 11th February, Sunday next before Lent


Sunday 11th February, Sunday next before Lent

9am Nettleden Morning Prayer (HT/KR)
9am Little Gaddesden Café Church (JR)
11am Great Gaddesden Café Church(JR)
1pmGreat GaddesdenHoly Baptism of Eva Bevan(JR)

Tuesday 13th February

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

Wednesday 14th February, Ash Wednesday

2pmThe Vicarage, GGLent Group (see below)
7.30pmGreat GaddesdenSung Eucharist with Imposition of Ashes(MS)

No mid-week discussion group.  This will start again on Wednesday 21st February

Thursday 15th February

10amAshridge ChapelHoly Communion (JR)
3pmLittle GaddesdenPitstop Café

Friday 16th February

12.30pmTFH, Little GaddesdenLent Lunch (see below for details)

Sunday 18th February, Lent 1

9am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion(MS)
11am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion(MS)

Monday 19th February

9.30amLittle GaddesdenInterring of Ashes of Mike and Jill Hancock
11amLittle GaddesdenFuneral of George Ferguson

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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.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

The Lent Group

The Great Gaddesden church Lent Group will begin on February 14th – Ash Wednesday from 2pm until 3pm in the Vicarage.  It will run for 5 weeks – until March 13th (Feb 14,21, 28, Mar 6,13).  The theme will be the Eucharist and each session is complete in itself so please come when you can. All welcome. For more details contact Heather Tisbury. tisbury@btinternet.com or 01582 842807 

Lent Lunches

Lent Lunches start in the Thomas Field Hall on Friday 16th February from 12.30 – 1.30pm.  For the small sum of £7.00 (sorry we have had to increase the amount this year) you can enjoy a bowl (or two) of delicious soup, bread and cheese, fruit, tea or coffee.  Do come and chat with old friends and meet new ones.  Any surplus money (after expenses) will go to a local charity.  If you can help, please call Virginia on 01442 842428

DENS Challenge for Lent

DENS Challenge for Lent – Give Up & Give Back.  Challenge yourself to make a change or give up something you enjoy for Lent and donate to help local people facing crisis by supporting DENS.  See posters and obtain boxes for your cash savings from the back of our churches. More details on www.DENS.org.uk.

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)