Groups

Both our parishes have a wide range of groups which meet, drawing all members of the communities together, not just those who go to church. Here are just a few of the groups, and if you want to find out more, please contact

Women’s Group


Melbourn & Meldreth Women’s Group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month except in December. We vary our venue between All Saints Community Hall in Melbourn and Holy Trinity Church Meeting Room In Meldreth. We usually begin our meetings at 7.45 with a prayer and any notices and then we may have a guest speaker or some “in house entertainment”.

Afterwards we usually have the chance to chat over a cup of tea/coffee and biscuits. There is no membership fee but we charge £1 on the night to cover expenses and there is the opportunity to donate to our charity of the year. We select our charity at our AGM in January where we kick start our fund raising by holding a raffle for the charity. We are also involved in supporting Holy Trinity Annual Fete and All Saints Bazaar and have been involved in organising The Joint Parishes Harvest Supper for some years now and are usually involved In The Christmas Tree Festival at Meldreth Church.

We are a small friendly group and if you would like to know more about us please contact one of the committee members whose details can be found on the boards at both Churches or in The Melde Magazine.

Deanery Mothers’ Union


Mothers’ Union is an international Christian membership charity that aims to demonstrate the Christian faith in action through the transformation of communities worldwide.

We are working with people of all faiths to promote stable marriage, family life and the protection of children through praying, enabling and campaigning. We support families and communities both in the UK and around the world. Since 1876, when Mary Sumner first brought together parents in her own parish to build their confidence in bringing up their children in the Christian faith, Mothers’ Union has grown to over 4 million members worldwide. Our members work around the world bringing hope and practical support to millions of people every year through our parenting, literacy and community development programmes and as part of the volunteer base of local churches.

We are a lively group of women who meet once a month on the second Tuesday of each month at 2pm, at various venues throughout the Deanery of Shingay for fellowship, to meet and discuss various topics of interest, and invite guest speakers on a regular basis. If you would like to find out more, please contact Pauline Hay on 01763 260 649.

Joint Parishes Prayer Group


It is a joint venture between the parishes of Meldreth and Melbourn and is open to anyone who feels the need for prayer and quiet meditation. Prayer requests are also welcomed and treated in strict confidence.

The Prayer Group meets on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 85 North End in Meldreth starting at 8.00 p.m. and finishing approximately at 9.00 p.m. Sometimes, owing to other commitments the venue changes but these changes can always be found in the diary of the Melde magazine and also Meldreth Matters. More information can be obtained by phoning Marion Long on 261365

Coffee Stop (Melbourn)


We meet every Saturday in All Saints’ Community Hall from 10.30am to 12noon, and offer tea, coffee, and other refreshments (for a small charge), to enable anyone in the community to enjoy lively discussion, support, and friendship. Anyone is welcome – just come along – we’d love to see you!

Coffee Break (Meldreth)


We meet on the first Saturday of each month at the Elin Way Community Rooms in Meldreth from 10.30am to 12noon. Tea, coffee, and other refreshments are served, and we look forward to welcoming you to share in fellowship and company.

Friends of Holy Trinity (FOHT)


We are a lively organisation of people who care about keeping Holy Trinity fit for purpose and at the centre of village life in Meldreth. We seek to make the Church more of a focus for the community, to care for the church, and to maintain and improve its fabric and furnishings. Renowned guest speakers are invited to give a range of talks on a regular basis, over a refreshments. Since our establishment in 1984, we have raised over £85,000 for the church. Why not join us in making sure that Holy Trinity is still standing for the next generation. More details at www.foht.org.uk

Supporter of All Saints (SOAS)


SOAS is a registered charity (number 1048977). It raises money from membership subscriptions and fund raising activities which is spent ONLY on the upkeep of All Saints building and its furniture. The money does not go into church funds and decisions regarding disbursements are taken by the SOAS members.

Anyone can be a supporter. You do not have to be a member of the congregation, but just concerned that the church, the oldest building in Melbourn, should continue to stand at the heart of our community.

Subscriptions are left to your discretion, but are a minimum of £5 for individual and £7 for family membership.

Click here to download the Membership Application and Banker’s Order forms. We appreciate members troubling to ‘gift aid’ their contributions.