Ray is founder of Cornflakes Theology, a progressive Christian group near Driffield.
Ray Eveleigh was born in Treherbert, Rhondda, S. Wales in 1936, educated in Pentre Grammar School, and Cardiff University where he graduated with a degree in Maths & Physics. Moving to Norfolk, he married Brenda in 1959 where he taught Physics for 3 years in Thetford Grammar school before moving to Leicester where he worked as a mathematician with English Electric Atomic Power Division. After three years he returned to teaching, first in Scunthorpe and then Hull College of Technology as a lecturer in Computing.
In 1973 he started training for ordination with the Northern Ordination Course based in Manchester. Ordained in 1976 he continued as a non-stipendiary minister for 7 years eventually becoming full-time Vicar of St. Mark’s Anlaby where he served for 12 years. During this time he was awarded an MA by Hull University with his Thesis on the ’Theological Understanding of Industrial Society’.
He then served for the next six years as Rector of the Langtoft Benefice before retiring to Kilham where he helps out in the local benefice. His time is now divided between family, piano and Cornflakes Theology. (see www.revray.co.uk )