|The Right Reverend
|Suffragan Bishop in Europe|
|Diocese||Diocese in Europe|
by John Bothwell, Bishop of Niagara
|Consecration||17 October 2002
by George Carey, Archbishop of Canterbury
|Born||18 June 1955|
|Nationality||British & Canadian|
|Alma mater||McMaster University|
Hamid was born on 18 June 1955 in Scotland, to Scottish and Burmese parents. He holds dual British and Canadian citizenship. He was educated at Nelson High School in Burlington, Ontario, Canada. He studied at McMaster University, graduating with a Bachelor of Science (BSc) degree in 1978. He then matriculated into Trinity College, Toronto, and graduated from the Toronto School of Theology with a Master of Divinity (MDiv) degree in 1981.
Hamid was ordained in the Anglican Church of Canada as a deacon in 1981 and as a priest in 1982. After ordination he was curate at St Christopher’s, Burlington, Ontario, and then rector of St John’s in the same city. Following this he was mission co-ordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean for the Anglican Church of Canada and then (his last post before his ordination to the episcopate), the Director of Ecumenical Affairs and Studies of the Anglican Communion.
Hamid is married to Colleen Hamid, a medical researcher. Together they have two sons; Jonathan and Michael.
- The Reverend David Hamid (1981–1992)
- The Reverend Canon David Hamid (1992–2002)
- The Right Reverend David Hamid (2002–present)
- Diocesan profile
- Debrett's People of Today, London, 2008 Debrett's, ISBN 978-1-870520-95-9
- Worldwide Faith News archives
- "D. Hamid". Crockford's Clerical Directory (online ed.). Church House Publishing. Retrieved 1 November 2015. (subscription required)
- Hamid, David. Who's Who. 2015 (November 2014 online ed.). A & C Black, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing plc. Retrieved 11 November 2015.
- Crockford's Clerical Directory 2008/2009, Lambeth, Church House Publishing ISBN 978-0-7151-1030-0
- Diocese in Europe — ...new Suffragan Bishop
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