David Berry was born in 1939. He is married to Jennifer and has two grown-up daughters. He lives in the Eden Valley of Cumbria where, as a retired priest, he helps out in local Anglican churches. David first felt the call to the priesthood at the age of 23. For over forty years he has observed and experienced the current church system as a parish priest, pastor and preacher in various parishes-both rural and urban-and in a European Chaplaincy.