John C. A. Barrett

Rev Dr John C.A. Barrett, is an Englishman who is the chairman of the World Methodist Council and elected president as well. He is also the current principal of Anglo-Chinese School (International) in Singapore, and is the former headmaster of The Leys School, Cambridge, where he was the headmaster from 1990 to 2004.

Educated at Culford School, He graduated with a B.A. (Hons) degree of Economics from University of Newcastle upon Tyne and a M.A. in Theology from University of Cambridge, and was awarded an honorary Ph.D. from the University of Florida for his Methodism. He also has vast experience teaching the GCSE in Religious Studies.

On July 24 2006, at the World Methodist Conference in Seoul, he was appointed the chairman of the council and the elected president, succeeding Sunday Mbang from Nigeria. [http://www.umc.org/site/c.gjJTJbMUIuE/b.1885819/k.29EA/World_Methodist_Council_elects_Barrett_as_chairperson.htm]

Publications

*cite book|last=Barrett|first=John C. A.|title=What is a Christian School?|year=1981
*cite book|last=Barrett|first=John C. A.|title=Family Worship in Theory and Practice|year=1983|publisher=London, Epworth Press|id=ISBN 9780716203865
*cite book|last=Barrett|first=John C. A.|title=Methodist Education in Britain|year=1990
*cite book|last=Barrett|first=John C. A.|title=Methodists and Education: from roots to fulfilment|year=2000
*cite book|last=Barrett|first=John C. A.|title=Serving God with Heart and Mind (contrib.)|year=2001
*cite book|last=Barrett|first=John C. A.|title=sections on Methodism in Encyc. Britannica Year Books|year=1988-98


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