IPCA World Wide thrives because of the passion, time and energy devoted to the promotion of prison chaplaincy the work of chaplains themselves by the world wide steering committee. Members regularly meet and in doing so overcome the hurdles of timezones, language and the ready availability of technology to ensure that IPCA continues to serve its membership.
So you can know who is working away to keep IPCA at the forefront of Prison Chaplaincy around the world, here are your steering committee members:
IPCA Worldwide President, David Buick, has been involved in Christian ministry since arriving in France from his native UK in 1985, and has been a prison chaplain since 2003. From 2011 to 2020 he served as regional protestant chaplain for North-West France, overseeing chaplaincy activities in some 25 correctional facilities. He has been involved with IPCA since 2005 and joined IPCA’s Worldwide Steering Committee in 2015 as one of the representatives for Europe, before being elected interim President in June 2020. He pastors independent church Christ Pour Tous (‘Christ for All’) in Rennes, Brittany, and is a member of the city’s protestant pastors’ fraternal and its ecumenical committee. He is married to Naomi, also a prison chaplain; they have three grown-up children.