Peter George Jarvis

JARVIS, Peter George. b. London, 2 August 1925. He was educated at the King’s School, Macclesfield, Cheshire (1934-42), followed by a period working for the Inland Revenue (1942-49). After a year as a pre-collegiate probationer, he studied for the Methodist ministry at Handsworth College (1950-54). He was ordained in 1954, and served in Methodist circuits at Dudley (1954-57), Leighton Buzzard (1957-61), Harrow (1961-67), Reading (1967-72), Tooting Mission (1972-78), Wantage and Abingdon (1978-86) and Exeter (1986-91). He published Coming to Terms (SCM Press, 1979), ‘a series of essays on the subjects I find most difficult to come to terms with.’ Jarvis is known for ‘Lord, you have searched...

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