David was born and raised in sunny Eastbourne on the South coast and so has a lifelong love of the sea. He also loves being active and outdoors and enjoys walking, cycling, and kayaking. When he is not outdoors David enjoys music, reading, and watching films.
Before training for ordination he lived in Ashtead and was a secondary school teacher in an all-girls’ school in South West London, teaching Religious Studies, Philosophy and Ethics. He has recently completed his ordination training at Trinity College in Bristol where he has lived for the last three years.
Passionate about Jesus David has a keen interest in social justice and what that means at both the ground level and the structural level. He also loves to see people develop and grow in their gifts. He leads the Contemporary Congregation (Busbridge).
David is married and has two children.
He is happy to be referred to as David or Dave.