The Rev. David Ivie is a second-career pastor. He had a career in business (mostly with Chili’s and Brinker International) before entering the ministry.
He has served churches in Muscatine, Iowa and Garland, Texas. He began his service at First Presbyterian of Forney in February 2015.
David was born in Dallas and grew up in Forney, TX. David was raised Baptist and received his Bachelor of Arts in English and History from Baylor University. He became Presbyterian while attending Brite Divinity School, where he earned the Masters of Divinity. He was ordained as a Minister of Word and Sacrament in 2007.
David is also involved in Grace Presbytery, having served on Presbytery Council and the Budget & Finance committee. He currently is a member of the Administrative Commission on Property.
David enjoys music: pipe organ recitals, sacred choral music, Bob Dylan, Bruce Springsteen, and the Beatles. David loves to read and tries to watch as many movies as possible. He believes baseball is the best game God has created and his favorite team is the Chicago Cubs.
David's son Sam attends Austin College in Sherman, TX. His daughters Sarah and Sophia attend schools in Forney.