Week of Sunday 19th May, Pentecost


Sunday 19th May, Pentecost

9amLittle Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR)
11amGreat Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR)
2.30 – 4.30pmGreat GaddesdenCream Teas & Cake in the church
6pmLittle GaddesdenCraig Ogden Concert (see below)

Tuesday 21st May

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

Wednesday 22nd May

1.30 pmLittle GaddesdenVisit to Jordans Ancient Meeting House(see below)
7.55 pmZoomMidweek Discussion Group(see below)

Thursday 23rd May

10amLittle GaddesdenHoly Communion (JR)
3pmLittle GaddesdenPitstop Café

Sunday 26th May, Trinity Sunday

9amNettleden Morning Prayer (DK-S)
9amLittle Gaddesden Parish Communion(JR)
11amGreat 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 .

Cream Teas & Cake, Great Gaddesden

Sunday 19th May – Cream Teas in Great Gaddesden Church, 2.30pm-4.30pm.  All welcome.  Funds raised go to FOGGC (Friends of Great Gaddesden Church)

Christian Aid

Christian Aid Week 12th – 18th May.   Focussing on the organisation’s work in Burundi. There will be collections in church on Sunday 12th and Sunday 19th May or you can make a donation to help their cause through Little Gaddesden’s on-line envelope: https://fundraise.christianaid.org.uk/envelope-2024/little-gaddesden-church-christian-aid-week-2024

Craig Ogden Concert

Sunday 19th May.  6pm at Little Gaddesden Church.  Craig Ogden Concert in the church.  Tickets are £20.00 in advance and are available from Ian Hamilton, phone 07491 654415 or email: ianh72542@gmail.com. Or on the night for £25.00.

Visit to Jordans Ancient Meeting House

22nd May, 1.30pm.  Visit to Jordans Ancient Meeting House where William Penn and many early Quakers are buried.  Leave TFH by car at 1.30pm.  For more information, contact Roger Bolton, on rjbolton45@gmail.com

Ethics Forum – Advanced Notice

Ethics Forum – 12th June from 7.15pm in the Thomas Field Hall.  The Blessing of Motor Cars – God in South America.  An illustrated talk by Annabelle Grassini.  All welcome.  Refreshments.

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)