Mel has been an active member of St Martin’s since 2018, enjoying stewarding for services, and serving on the Sunday International Group team and coffee rota. As a member of the Nazareth community, she regularly leads group discussions and has also been a group leader on the Lent course and away days.

With a career in education, the past 30 years being in educational leadership and inspection, she is enjoying working a reduced timetable and having a little more time. Married to Steve and with three adult children and five grandchildren, she enjoys family time, particularly kitchen discos with the pre-schooler, along with walking, playing and listening to music, and theatre.

There are two churchwardens, who are elected yearly by the congregation, and are the most senior lay people in the congregation. They are responsible, alongside the clergy, for the running of the church. For more info go to: