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Dates for your Diary

You can find a full diary here.


New Yoga class
A Yin Yoga class, led by Anne Kemp-Eyre, will take place weekly in the Village Hall starting at noon on Friday 20th May. More details in our diary and on Anne’s “book when” page here.

A619 (“13 bends”) closed 16-29 May
The A619 is closed for roadworks for carriageway realignment and associated work from 16th to 29th May. Details are on the roadworks website here.

New Mobile Library dates
The County Council has released the timetable for the mobile library service from June to August. You can find the Monyash dates in our Diary here and full details from the Council on their Mobile Library webpage here.

Church open daily + Easter services
Since Monday 20th September 2021, St Leonard’s is open every day from 10:00 to 15:00. This will be kept under review, depending on how COVID plays out during the winter.
There will be services on Sundays 1st, 8th (note change of time to 10:30) and 22nd of May at St Leonard’s.
In addition, the Rev’d Adele Barker will be licensed as interim Priest-in-Charge of the White Peak group and interim Priest-in-Charge of Youlgreave, Middleton, Stanton-in Peak and Birchover, diocese of Derby at All Saints Youlgreave by the Bishop of Derby assisted by the Archdeacon of Chesterfield, on Tuesday 24th May. The service starts at 19:30. Full details are on the St Leonard’s page here and in our diary here.

Archdeacon appointments
Three new archdeacons have been appointed to help oversee and shape ministry in the Diocese of Derby. Visit the St Leonard’s page here for more details, including a statement from the Venerable Carol Coslett, the new Archdeacon of Derbyshire Peak and Dales.

Ukraine. Hope, and Unchanging Truth
The church shares “A new light arrives”, a poem from Gideon Heugh, who writes for Tearfund and is a poet and environmentalist. You can read or download it here.

Invasion of Ukraine
The church draws our attention to the joint statement from Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby and Archbishop of York Stephen Cottrell, who have condemned the Russian attack on Ukraine as “an act of great evil”. Their statement in full is on this page on the Church of England website.
Visit the St Leonard’s page here for more details on our church’s reaction.

Pilates on Tuesdays and Wednesdays
Pilates classes continue on Tuesday evenings from 18:00-19:00 in Monyash Village Hall. Thanks to everyone for their continued support.  There’s a flyer that you can view or download here.

Old news

You can find archived news up to and including 2018 here.