Funeral – additional information, order of service, catch-up viewing

The additional information on condolences, charity donations and flowers for the funeral on 06 January are below. We have organised the option to join us by watching the funeral online (see below) up until Friday January 13th.

Please also note the information for the memorial service on Saturday 29 April and the symposium that precedes it, on this page.

Funeral 6th January 2023

A simple funeral for David J.A. Clines took place at Hutcliffe Wood Crematorium, Sheffield, on Friday 06 January  2023 at 1.30 pm.

This was live-streamed and is available to view afterwards for 7 days, more information, including the streaming link and order of service is at the foot of this page and you can email

This was followed by refreshments at Side 8 Social, The Octagon, University of Sheffield.

People may view public condolences here and can take the opportunity to send condolences via this link, or by emailing them to

Memorial Donations
The family of David J.A. Clines (1938–2022) are receiving memorial donations via GoFundMe (or alternatively via PayPal or WorldPay by emailing to go to the following two funds that are central to David’s academic, social and travelling joys:
– the ‘International Travel Grant’ fund of the Society for Biblical Literature (SBL) to enable scholars from: Africa and Middle East, Asia and Pacific, Latin America and Caribbean regions to attend.
– the ‘Conference Grants’ fund of the Society of Old Testament Study (SOTS), which allows scholars of limited means to attend meetings in Britain and Ireland.
David was forever wanting to support and esteem scholars from the Majority World or those working independently to get to these meetings and encourage them, of course, to get published too! Any questions about donations, please email

Online viewing and order of service
If you were hoping to join us but health, distance or timing prevented you, we have set up the capacity for you join us retrospectively and watch on catch-up in the days afterwards.

To view you need to open the Wesley Media page and type in the following pin 601 3573.


You can listen to the full pieces of music and discover which versions were used HERE.

The Order of Service below can be downloaded and printed or followed online.

Order of Service: Funeral of David J.A. Clines 1.30pm 06 January 2023.