The community of Linkinhorne values their Church and the sanctity of its place in the Parish. The congregation values tradition and formal worship. The Church itself has a wealth of history, this is shown by the paintings on its walls and its architecture. St. Melor's is a place of worship, prayer, and quiet contemplation.
The parish of Linkinhorne
The parish of Linkinhorne is a collection of villages divided by the river Lynher which runs from North to South. The chief villages are Churchtown, Caradon, Henwood, Minions, Rillaton, Rilla Mill and Upton Cross. These are quaint villages with a big community feel. The name Linkinhorne actually means Church site of Kenhoarn. This Parish sits on granite, which forms vast hills and Tors.
In the Community
St Melor's has a lively and popular scout troop which meets on Tuesdays (Beavers) and Fridays (Cubs and Scouts) for more information please contact Sarah Doney on 01579362602.
Members of St Melor's are involved in running Open The Book which takes an assembly in Upton Cross School every fortnight, Tuesday Club and other parish activities such as Wednesday lunches and the History Group.