York Minster, Friday 14th February 2020 at 2.00pm, in the Quire, led by Canon Chris Collingwood with the Bishop of Beverley, the Rt Revd Glyn Webster.

David’s immediate family will be flying from the USA to be present with his friends and colleagues from around the UK.

The service will include tributes from David’s family and academic colleagues.

Some of David’s writing will be included, read by his partner and companion Tim Moore.

A retiring collection will be divided between York Minster and World Vision, a children’s charity which David was committed to supporting.

  • Clergy friends are invited to robe (choir habit); please inform Susan Hodgson, PA to the Dean of York, by the morning of Thursday 13th February at the latest if you plan to robe: susanhodgson@yorkminster.org.
A Service of Thanksgiving for the Life and Ministry of the Revd Dr David Efird, Priest and Distinguished Academic