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Rev'd David Pattie

U.R.C.Chaplain

David is a member of a team ministry serving three churches in the City of Bath.  
 
He studied at the Universities of Stirling, Dundee and Cambridge. 
 
David entered the world of work as a Teacher of History. He was also a Housemaster in an independent boarding school. 
 
Responding to the ‘call’ David trained for ordination in London and entered full-time ministry. His first ten years of ministry were spent Church Planting.  
 
David has enjoyed a ministry of contrasts, serving in pastorates in the Western Highlands and Islands, to post-industrial Glasgow and the City of Bath.  
 
He has ministered in sub-Saharan Africa. For almost two decades he coordinated, and then led, a mission agency offering education and training in the Republic of Zambia. He has been extensively involved in HIV/Aids prevention work in Africa.  
 
David is married to Helen who is also a minister. It is a very holy household!! David and Helen have two sons – one a Teacher and the other a Theoretical Physicist.  
 
His extramural interests include travel, reading and wine tasting. 
 
The University of Bath is David’s second stint as a university chaplain having previously served in the same capacity at his alma mater.  

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