Week of Sunday 25th February, Dedication Sunday


Sunday 25th February, Dedication Sunday

9am Nettleden Morning Prayer (RH)
9am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR)
11am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR)

Tuesday 27th February

9 amGreat Gaddesden Morning Prayer(HT)
10.30 am Little Gaddesden Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall (see below)

Wednesday 28th February

2pmGreat Gaddesden ChurchLent Group (see below)
7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 29th February

10amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)
3pmLittle GaddesdenPitstop Café

Friday 1st March

9.30 amGreat GaddesdenParent Café
12.30 pmLittle GaddesdenLent Lunch (see below)

Saturday 2nd March

9.45 – 3pmLittle GaddesdenDiocesan Readers’ Spirituality Day with Bishop Jane

Sunday 3rd March, Lent 3

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

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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 .

Lent Group

The Great Gaddesden church Lent Group. 2pm-3pm in the church.  It will run until March 13th. 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 in the Thomas Field Hall on Fridays 12.30 – 1.30pm.  For the small sum of £7.00 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

Easter Lilies

Easter Lilies for Little Gaddesden Church.  If you would like to purchase a lily in memory of a loved one, please let Anne Isherwood know.  Cost is £4 per lily.   anneisherwood@btinternet.com.  The dedication book will be out on the cross aisle.

Azalea – new mobile outreach van

Azalea – new mobile outreach van.  A party to launch the new van is taking place on Thursday 7th March, 5.30-8pm at Talk UK Telecom Ltd, Building 210, The Village Butterfield Green, Luton LU2 8DL.  Tickets are £5 and include refreshments.  Car share can be arranged.  For more details, please contact Kate Dunwoodie on 07305 411349 or book tickets on www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/azaleas-van-launch-tickets-820120702097

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)