Limited Church Opening for Private Prayer (Corrected)

Photo of open porch door of church

In line with the cautious easing of the restrictions imposed because of the coronavirus pandemic, Little Gaddesden Church will be open for private prayer from today at the following times:

Morning*Afternoon
Monday10:00-11:30amCLOSED
Tuesday10:00-11:30am2:30-4:00pm
Wednesday10:00-11:30am2:30-4:00pm
Thursday10:00-11:30am2:30-4:00pm
Friday10:00-11:30amCLOSED
SaturdayCLOSEDCLOSED
SundayCLOSED2:30-4:00pm

*Morning opening time corrected from 10:30am to 10:00am

Please Note:

  • Access to the church is under supervision. Please help the volunteers who are supervising by doing what is requested of you.
  • There are no toilet facilities and no running water because of the building works.
  • Please use hand sanitiser on entry to and exit from the church.
  • Only allocated prayer pews are to be used. Access to the rest of the church is cordoned off.
  • No more than five visitors (including the supervisor) are to be in the church at one time.
  • Social distancing is to be observed.
  • Opening times are subject to change. Please check the Front Page of the website for any updated information.

Barbara Sheard
Michael Carver
Churchwardens

Building Work on Thomas Field Hall to Start

Detail from Thomas Field Hall - West Elevation and South Elevation/Section

At long last, after weeks of delay and frustration, the latest caused by the spread of the coronavirus infection, our builders have given us notice that they intend to start the building works on Monday, 8th June. Obviously they cannot guarantee that there will not be delays either within their workforce or externally with suppliers and subcontractors, and if these happen then we will deal with them as best we can. However, they have done their best to confirm orders and set up deliveries and have worked up a programme.

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Eucharist for St Augustine

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With apologies for the short notice, and for yet another news post from Little Gaddesden Church, you may like to know that a Eucharist for St Augustine will be broadcast from Great Gaddesden Church today at 10:00am on the Services page. A recording will then be available for the rest of the day.

Service for Wednesday 27th May 2020

10.00 amServices pageBerkhamsted Team Midweek Eucharist(JR)

The intention is that there will be further midweek services online in the weeks to come.

This broadcast will use a different system from that used on Sunday. We’re aware that some people had technical difficulties then, and we’re sorry about that. We think that we’ve identified the reasons, and although the causes of the problems that arose were beyond our control we believe that today’s arrangement should avoid them.

More details in our regular Weekly Services and Notices news post on Friday.

Work on Thomas Field Hall Postponed

Detail from Thomas Field Hall - West Elevation and South Elevation/Section

You will not be surprised to read that the building work for the Thomas Field Hall is a casualty of the Covid 19 crisis.  The Diocese is only allowing essential works to continue, so we have to wait until sanctions are lifted and work is permitted to start.  We hope that the fine weather will continue for several weeks to come so that we will be able to take advantage of it.

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