Week of Sunday 17th March, Lent 5


Sunday 17th March, Lent 5

9am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR/AWA-pr)
11am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR/AWA-pr)

Tuesday 19th March

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

Wednesday 20th March

7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 21st March

10amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)
3pmLittle GaddesdenPitstop Café

Friday 22nd March

12.30 pmLittle GaddesdenLent Lunch (see below for details)

Saturday 23rd March

10amNettledenNettleden Church Spring Clean
12.30 pmLittle GaddesdenWedding of Michael Day and Danielle Hardwicke
7.30 pmGreat GaddesdenJazz at St John’s (see below for details)

Sunday 24th March, Palm Sunday, HOLY WEEK

9am Nettleden Morning Prayer with Blessing of the Palms(MS)
9am Little Gaddesden Donkey Procession from the village hall, family service(JR)
11am Great Gaddesden Donkey Procession, family service(MS/HT)
1pmGreat GaddesdenBaptism of Eva Bevan(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 .

Chiltern Chamber Choir

Chiltern Chamber Choir – Music for Passiontide.  Saturday 16th March at 7.30pm at St Peter’s Church, Berkhamsted.  Tickets: £18 in advance, £20 on the door, U18s and full-time students free.  Tickets from Brown & Merry estate agents or online at chilternchamberchoir.com 

Lent Lunches

Final Lent Lunch in the Thomas Field Hall this Friday 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.

Jazz at St John’s

Jazz at St John’s. Sunday 23rd March at 7.30pm.  Tickets £18 from 01442 246513 or at www.wegottickets.com/event/602134

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.

Palm Sunday

Palm Sunday – Sunday 24th March with donkey processions to GG and LG churches for family services.  LG starts at the village hall at 9am, GG at the Lych Gate at 11am. ALL WELCOME

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)