Church service dates and times

All dates below are on Sunday and at 10 am unless stated otherwise


2nd -  Morning Praise led by Sarah Lacey.

9th - Family Service led by  Liz Hitch

16th  -  Family Service led by Sarah Lacey

23rd  -  Holy Communion led by Rev'd Ossie Post

30th - Holy Communion led by Rev'd John Fountain


6th - Morning Praise led by Sarah Lacey

13th -  Family Service led by Dorothy and Malcolm Hawton

20th - Holy Communion led by Arch Deacon Carol

27th  - Holy Communion led by Rev'd Ossie Post

Our services rota 

For those leading or taking part in our services, you can find out more about our upcoming rota by selecting the link below

St Giles News

3rd October 2021 - Harvest Festival

Rev Alan Griggs led our Harvest Service of thanksgiving and celebration on the 3rd October. It was lovely to see so many there - longstanding members of the community and a few new faces. Thanks to those who helped make the church so beautiful.

September 2021 - Harvest Festival contributions 

As part of our Harvest Festival this year we are asking for contributions for the Ashbourne Food bank and the church will be open for these on Wednesday 29th September and Friday October 1st. 

The Village hall will also be open for Food Bank contributions from 10am to 1pm on each of those days and the school will also be collecting items.

Also any flowers/ berries people might like to give for decoration should be left in the church on Friday.   Anyone interested in helping to decorate the church on Saturday 2nd October from 1.30pm would be most welcome.

July 18th 2021 - Walk of Words 

From Sunday 18th July you will be able to enjoy our 'Walk of Words' - a reflective walk through the churchyard comprising artwork and verses chosen by local residents. In the afternoon of that day from 2:30 - 5:00 pm we invite you to an art installation directed by Lucy, aptly titled 'We made it through lockdown'. Covid guidelines will still apply, so you will need a mask and please follow our social distancing advice

May 2021 - Annual Church Parish Meeting 26th May 

Please join us for the Annual Church Parish meeting on the 26th May which will be at Hartington Village Hall from 7pm.The meeting is open to everyone who is resident in the Parish and on the church electoral roll. The agenda for the meeting can be found here 

May 2021 - Rogation service Sunday 9th May 

The weather was kind to us this morning for our Rogation Service led by Rev Alan Griggs. It was great to see some new faces and to listen to old friends chatting as we walked round the village. Here are some photos to give you a flavour of the morning.

March 2021 - Recognition for ex- churchwarden Mrs Celia Critchlow

St Giles Church P.C.C. wished to give a gift of a bird bath in recognition of the many years of loving service given to the church by ex- churchwarden  Mrs Celia Critchlow.

Here is Celia with her new bird bath, in just the right place in her lovely garden. Thank you Celia, for all you have done at St Giles Church, we hope you have a happy retirement.

Mrs Celia Critchlow receiving a gift of a bird bath

Hartington Church Events 

Upcoming events will be listed here