John Green (priest)
|The Venerable John Green|
|Based in||United Kingdom|
|Title||Chaplain of the Fleet|
|Period in office||March, 2006-October 2010|
|Successor||Scott J Brown|
|Previous post||Chaplain of the Fleet, Director General, Archdeacon for the Royal Navy|
John Green CB (born 14 August 1953) became Chaplain of the Fleet; Director General, Naval Chaplaincy Service and Archdeacon for the Royal Navy in March 2006. He is now Archdeacon Pastor in the Diocese of Coventry.
He was born on 14 August 1953 and educated at North East London Polytechnic. From 1974 to 1980 he was a Project Engineer with Thorn Lighting Ltd. He was ordained in 1983 and began his ecclesiastical career with curacies at St Michael and All Angels, Watford and St. Stephen's Church, St. Albans.
He became a naval chaplain in 1991: his service included
- HMS Sultan, 1991–92
- 3rd Destroyer Sqdn, 1992–93
- HMNB Portsmouth, 1993–94
- HMS Excellent, 1994–95
- Minor Warfare Vessel Flotilla, 1996–98
- Staff Chaplain to Chaplain of the Fleet, 1998–2001
- HMS Ark Royal, 2001–03
- HMS Collingwood, 2003–06
- Chaplain of the Fleet and Director General, Naval Chaplaincy Service 2006-2010
He headed the Naval Chaplaincy Service Board of Management with responsibility for policy making and overall leadership. As Archdeacon for the Royal Navy he is the senior Anglican chaplain in the Royal Navy.
In September 2013, Green became Associate Minister at St Mary Magdalen, Chapelfields, in the Diocese of Coventry.
|Church of England titles|
|Chaplain of the Fleet
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