Ray began his working life as a chemistry teacher and then went on to be a lecturer in further and higher education, eventually specialising in vocational education and training in successive advisory, management and consultancy roles.His continuing interest in education has led him to serve as a a school and college governor.
Ray (with his wife Marion) has been a member of St Mary's for over 40 years during which time he has served in a variety of leadership roles (including church warden). He was licensed as a Reader (Local Lay Minister) in 2002, and, after completing a theology degree, was ordained in 2006. Ray co-ordinates the teaching and service-leading rota for St Mary's and also has responsibility for ensuring a warm welcome for newcomers to the church.
Site members can find Ray's contact details here or via the church office.