Born in the Forest of Dean, Thomas moved to Coventry aged thirteen when his father was ordained deacon to service in the Diocese of Coventry. He attended Coventry Blue Coat School before working as a Production Brewer in Gloucestershire and then as a Warehouseman in Coventry. After studying at Stirling and Nottingham universities. He became Pastoral Assistant at St Michael’s in 2011 and remained with us for a year before spending three years at St Stephen’s House, Oxford. He was ordained deacon at Coventry Cathedral on 28 June 2015 and priested a year later. He is serving as curate at St Mary the Virgin, Nuneaton and St Mary and St John, Camp Hill.