Our trustees

The Mettingham Orthodox Trust was created in February 2012 with three founding Trustees:

Revd. Deacon Andrew Bond (Chairman and Guardian)

Father Andrew Bond is a deacon of the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia within the diocese of Great Britain and Ireland and serves at the Joy of All Who Sorrow Church in Mettingham. He is the Editor of Orthodox News and has run the St George Orthodox Information Service (SGOIS) for over 40 years. Deacon Andrew is the Chairman of the Trust and resident Guardian of the College of Our Lady of Mettingham.

Nicholas Meade

Nicholas Meade is the Managing Director of the Earsham Estate with oversight of a number of rented properties and agricultural estate. He was the church warden of the Russian Orthodox Parish of St Ephraim in Cambridge before helping to establish the Church of the Joy of All Who Sorrow in Mettingham. He is married and has three children.

Mark Tattum-Smith

Mark Tattum-Smith is a Reader in the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia within the diocese of Great Britain and Ireland and serves as the choir master of the Joy of All Who Sorrow Church in Mettingham. He works as a Community Care Practitioner in Adult & Community Services with Suffolk County Council and is married with two children.