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Father, forgive them; for they know not what they do

The Very Rev’d Dr David Ison
The Very Rev’d Dr David Ison
Sun, 28/01/2018 - 18:30 - 19:30

Preacher: The Very Rev’d Dr David Ison
              Dean, St Paul’s Cathedral

Brought up in Brentwood, Essex, David went to university in Leicester and theological college in Nottingham before a  curacy and part-time PhD in inner-city Deptford in S.E. London, before becoming a tutor at the Church Army training college and then vicar of an outer housing estate in north Coventry. In 1993 he moved to Exeter to work in in-service training for clergy in Devon and became a diocesan canon at Exeter Cathedral, leading in 2005 to appointment as Dean of Bradford with the task of rebuilding the Cathedral’s ministry and mission. He became Dean of St Paul's in May 2012, helping the cathedral in its governance and mission, and has been on Synod since 2010, joining the CNC in 2017. He is married to Hilary, also a priest, and they have four children and four grandchildren.