Services/Live Stream

Coronavirus

Although Little Gaddesden Church is generally closed because of the coronavirus outbreak, the church is now open at limited times for services and private prayer. See the Front Page.

Broadcasts of Services

Since Sunday services in church have now resumed to some extent, we have adjusted our broadcasting activities. We will now make the following playable-on-demand recordings available on this page:

  • Sunday morning services to be available around lunchtime on the day; and
  • Midweek services to be available at 10:00am on Wednesdays.

Papers for the next service are published here beforehand, generally from the day before – see below.

Midweek and Sunday Services Broadcast Here

Video

This is a playable-on-demand high definition video recording of the Sung Eucharist for 2 August 2020:

Recorded in Great Gaddesden Church

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Audio

And this is a high quality audio recording, without video, of the same service:

Audio courtesy of Jonathan Kempster
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Next services
10:00am on Wednesday 5 August (online)
9:30am on Sunday 9 August 2020 (in Nettleden Church)

Recordings of earlier services can be found on the Services Archive page.

Latest Order of Service

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Pew and Prayer Bulletins

While the church was closed for services, pew sheets were expanded into pew and prayer bulletins. They were published online on this page each week. Now that the church has reopened for services, weekly pew sheets are available in church on Sundays, just as they used to be. If there is an online version, it will be available here:

02.08.2020-Pew-Sheet-A4-version

Feedback and Comments

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For enquiries or private comments to do with the service, please contact the Vicar at vicar@littlegaddesdenchurch.org.uk.

Berkhamsted Team Ministry

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The Berkhamsted Team Ministry covers the churches in the five parishes of the Berkhamsted Team in Hertfordshire. The team has a Facebook page entitled ‘Berkhamsted Team Worship’. The team’s intention is to post videos of worship and talks on this Facebook page, which if you are comfortable using Facebook can be accessed here. Existing Facebook users can also find the Team’s page by searching @berkhamstedteamworship in Facebook or in Messenger.

Alternatively you can see the Team’s principal broadcasts right here, minimising your involvment with Facebook and with the relevant order of service next to it on the page.

In normal times…

The regular pattern of services in Little Gaddesden Church is as follows:

Normal Sunday
9:00am — Parish Communion with Sunday School
6:00pm — Evensong (Book of Common Prayer). Third Sunday at Nettleden.
Second Sunday of the Month
9:00am — Family Service, sometimes with communion.
Fifth Sunday of the Month
9:00am — Joint Parish Communion at one of Little Gaddesden, Great Gaddesden and Nettleden
6:00pm — Evensong (Book of Common Prayer)
Thursday
10:00am — Midweek Holy Communion

There are some exceptions to the regular pattern. For example, our service on the second Sunday is sometimes switched with another Sunday for a particular occasion. Also, from time to time, we hold alternative services such as Taizé evensong. And, of course, there are additional services during busy festivals such as Christmas and Easter and on other special occasions. So please consult the Services Calendar below to see the services in the coming days. We try to give as much notice as possible of any changes from the usual.

Services Calendar

Services are held in Little Gaddesden Church unless another church is specified or the service is online.

Aug
5
Wed
Online Midweek Devotion
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 am

Online Midweek Devotion

An audio podcast for Wednesday mornings, in place of the usual midweek communion.
Aug
9
Sun
Joint Parish Communion at Nettleden
Aug 9 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Worship in our Churches

  • Services to which a congregation may come are generally held at 9.30am in Little Gaddesden.  Some services will be held in Great Gaddesden and Nettleden.
  • It will be a service of Holy Communion, but for the time being, only the priest may receive the sacrament. Spaces will be limited, to approximately 35, due to the need to maintain social distancing.
  • Please understand, that once the designated number of places are filled, we won’t be able to allow any more people to enter the church.
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes beforehand and be aware that there will a ‘one way’ system in operation. The wearing of a face mask is optional, but once seated we ask you to remain in your seat for the duration of the service. Recorded hymns will be played, but you are asked not to join in.
  • We will continue to monitor the situation over the coming weeks and will change arrangements as necessary, but the aim is to enable you to worship and keep you as safe as possible.
  • Sunday services will be Joint Services for all three churches for the time being and will continue to be at 9.30am irrespective of the church used.
  • Nettleden Church will be open for private prayer from 9-10.am on Sundays when there is no service there.
  • If you are shielding you will need to consider very carefully whether you should attend, but  be assured, we shall continue to record the services which we will try to make available on the websites by 12 noon on the given day, to ensure that participation on some level will be possible.
  • We may take a register of those attending worship.
  • There will be no toilet facilities at any of the churches.
  • To avoid contamination and a lot of cleaning of the church used on a given Sunday it will have to be closed for 72 hours, for everyone’s protection.
  • These measures will remain under constant review
Aug
12
Wed
Online Midweek Devotion
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 am

Online Midweek Devotion

An audio podcast for Wednesday mornings, in place of the usual midweek communion.

Aug
16
Sun
Joint Three Parishes Communion at Little Gaddesden
Aug 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Worship in our Churches

  • Services to which a congregation may come are generally held at 9.30am in Little Gaddesden.  Some services will be held in Great Gaddesden and Nettleden.
  • It will be a service of Holy Communion, but for the time being, only the priest may receive the sacrament. Spaces will be limited, to approximately 35, due to the need to maintain social distancing.
  • Please understand, that once the designated number of places are filled, we won’t be able to allow any more people to enter the church.
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes beforehand and be aware that there will a ‘one way’ system in operation. The wearing of a face mask is optional, but once seated we ask you to remain in your seat for the duration of the service. Recorded hymns will be played, but you are asked not to join in.
  • We will continue to monitor the situation over the coming weeks and will change arrangements as necessary, but the aim is to enable you to worship and keep you as safe as possible.
  • Sunday services will be Joint Services for all three churches for the time being and will continue to be at 9.30am irrespective of the church used.
  • Nettleden Church will be open for private prayer from 9-10.am on Sundays when there is no service there.
  • If you are shielding you will need to consider very carefully whether you should attend, but  be assured, we shall continue to record the services which we will try to make available on the websites by 12 noon on the given day, to ensure that participation on some level will be possible.
  • We may take a register of those attending worship.
  • There will be no toilet facilities at any of the churches.
  • To avoid contamination and a lot of cleaning of the church used on a given Sunday it will have to be closed for 72 hours, for everyone’s protection.
  • These measures will remain under constant review

John Russell 05.07.2020

 

Aug
19
Wed
Online Midweek Devotion
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 am

Online Midweek Devotion

An audio podcast for Wednesday mornings, in place of the usual midweek communion.

Aug
22
Sat
Wedding of Jonathan Yates and Paula Andrew
Aug 22 @ 4:00 pm

Date changed from 28 March 2020

Time changed from 2:00 pm

Aug
23
Sun
Joint Three Parishes Communion at Great Gaddesden
Aug 23 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Worship in our Churches

  • Services to which a congregation may come are generally held at 9.30am in Little Gaddesden.  Some services will be held in Great Gaddesden and Nettleden.
  • It will be a service of Holy Communion, but for the time being, only the priest may receive the sacrament. Spaces will be limited, to approximately 35, due to the need to maintain social distancing.
  • Please understand, that once the designated number of places are filled, we won’t be able to allow any more people to enter the church.
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes beforehand and be aware that there will a ‘one way’ system in operation. The wearing of a face mask is optional, but once seated we ask you to remain in your seat for the duration of the service. Recorded hymns will be played, but you are asked not to join in.
  • We will continue to monitor the situation over the coming weeks and will change arrangements as necessary, but the aim is to enable you to worship and keep you as safe as possible.
  • Sunday services will be Joint Services for all three churches for the time being and will continue to be at 9.30am irrespective of the church used.
  • Nettleden Church will be open for private prayer from 9-10.am on Sundays when there is no service there.
  • If you are shielding you will need to consider very carefully whether you should attend, but  be assured, we shall continue to record the services which we will try to make available on the websites by 12 noon on the given day, to ensure that participation on some level will be possible.
  • We may take a register of those attending worship.
  • There will be no toilet facilities at any of the churches.
  • To avoid contamination and a lot of cleaning of the church used on a given Sunday it will have to be closed for 72 hours, for everyone’s protection.
  • These measures will remain under constant review
Aug
26
Wed
Online Midweek Devotion
Aug 26 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 am

Online Midweek Devotion

An audio podcast for Wednesday mornings, in place of the usual midweek communion.

Aug
30
Sun
Joint Three Parishes Communion at Little Gaddesden
Aug 30 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Worship in our Churches

  • Services to which a congregation may come are generally held at 9.30am in Little Gaddesden.  Some services will be held in Great Gaddesden and Nettleden.
  • It will be a service of Holy Communion, but for the time being, only the priest may receive the sacrament. Spaces will be limited, to approximately 35, due to the need to maintain social distancing.
  • Please understand, that once the designated number of places are filled, we won’t be able to allow any more people to enter the church.
  • Please arrive at least 10 minutes beforehand and be aware that there will a ‘one way’ system in operation. The wearing of a face mask is optional, but once seated we ask you to remain in your seat for the duration of the service. Recorded hymns will be played, but you are asked not to join in.
  • We will continue to monitor the situation over the coming weeks and will change arrangements as necessary, but the aim is to enable you to worship and keep you as safe as possible.
  • Sunday services will be Joint Services for all three churches for the time being and will continue to be at 9.30am irrespective of the church used.
  • Nettleden Church will be open for private prayer from 9-10.am on Sundays when there is no service there.
  • If you are shielding you will need to consider very carefully whether you should attend, but  be assured, we shall continue to record the services which we will try to make available on the websites by 12 noon on the given day, to ensure that participation on some level will be possible.
  • We may take a register of those attending worship.
  • There will be no toilet facilities at any of the churches.
  • To avoid contamination and a lot of cleaning of the church used on a given Sunday it will have to be closed for 72 hours, for everyone’s protection.
  • These measures will remain under constant review

John Russell 05.07.2020

 

Sep
2
Wed
Online Midweek Devotion
Sep 2 @ 10:00 am – 10:20 am

Online Midweek Devotion

An audio podcast for Wednesday mornings, in place of the usual midweek communion.

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See the Using the Calendars page for more about how the Services Calendar works.

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