Week of Sunday 24th March, Palm Sunday, Holy Week begins


Sunday 24th March, Palm Sunday

9am Nettleden Morning Prayer with Blessing of the Palms (MS)
9am Little Gaddesden Donkey Procession from village hall to church, Family Service (JR/AG)
11am Great Gaddesden Donkey Procession, Family Service(MS/HT)
1pmGreat GaddesdenBaptism of Eva Bevan(JR)

Tuesday 26th March

Great GaddesdenNo 9am Holy Communion today
9.15 amGreat Gaddesden GG School End of Term Service (JR)
10.30 am Little Gaddesden Coffee and Cake in the Thomas Field Hall (see below)
7.30 pmLittle GaddesdenStations of the Cross(JR)

Wednesday 27th March

9.15 amLittle GaddesdenLG School End of Term Service(JR)
7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 28th March, Maundy Thursday

Little GaddesdenNo 10am Holy Communion today
7.30 pmGreat GaddesdenSung Eucharist with Stripping of the Altars(JR)

Friday 29th March, Good Friday

11amLittle GaddesdenService of Witness on The Green(JR)
2pmNettledenHour before the Cross(HT/KR)

Saturday 30th March, Easter Saturday

9amLittle GaddesdenDecorating the Church for Easter (see details below)

Sunday 31st March, Easter Day

9am Nettleden Holy Communion with hymns (MS)
9am Little Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR/HT-pr/AG)
11am Great Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR/HT-pr)

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are sometimes made at short notice, please check on the News page whether the above information has been changed or superseded.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

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.

Decorating the Church for Easter

Decorating the Church for Easter.  If you would like to help decorate our church for Easter, please do contact Anne Isherwood and let her know (details above).  The church will be decorated from 9am on Saturday 30th March.  All welcome.

Save the Date

Save the Date:  Christian Aid Strawberry Cream Teas and cake in the Thomas Field Hall, Little Gaddesden on Saturday 18th May, 3pm – 5 pm.  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)