The Rev’d Canon Ivor Moody is Vice Dean and Canon Pastor of Chelmsford Cathedral and he has held the post since 2010. He Chairs Essex Mind and Spirit, the Mid Essex Inter Faith Forum, the Chelmsford Single Homeless Forum and the Essex Faith Covenant. He is also Chaplain to the Essex County Council.
Ivor has served all his professional life in the County of Essex, working in the Diocese of Chelmsford. After studying for a theology degree at Kings College London and then training for the priesthood at the College of the Resurrection in Mirfield, West Yorkshire, he served two curacies, at St. Margaret’s Leytonstone and at St. Margaret’s Leigh on Sea. He then became vicar of St. John the Baptist Tilbury Docks, before moving to Chelmsford in 1996 to become Chaplain of Anglia Ruskin University (Chelmsford campus), where he gained an MA in Pastoral Theology with the Cambridge Theological Federation.
Ivor is married to Ruth and they have four grown up children.
Six More Songs
In a society many consider now to be post-Christian, with traditional rituals and expressions of belief and faith struggling to maintain their appeal, we desperately need different signs and symbols to help us realise afresh the message of the Christian Gospel and the importance of faith. Ivor Moody...