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Members

Chelmsford Diocesan Board of FinancCommittees of Diocesan Synod

President: The Bishop of Chelmsford

Vice Presidents: Revd Louise Williams and Canon Robert Hammond, 

Ex-Officio: The Area Bishops, The Dean, the Archdeacons, the Chancellor, the Chair of the DAC, the Dean of Mission & Ministry, the Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance, the Vice Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance and Chelmsford's representatives on General Synod.

Bishop's Nominations
Clergy: Revd Ade Eleyae   
Laity: Diana Benge Abbott, Mark Tiddy and Canon Dean Gillespie 

Co-opted Members:

Clergy: 
Laity: Judith Meaden, Hannah Mickleburgh Gardham 
   
Secretary: Joel Gowen  

Members

ARCHDEACONRY OF BARKING

1. Barking and Dagenham

Clergy

Revd Canon Martin Court
2 vacancies 

Laity

3 vacancies 

4. Havering

Clergy  

Revd Canon David Hague
Revd Shaun Moore
Revd Mike Power
Revd David Anderton
Revd Martin Bailey 
1 vacancy 

Laity

Canon Lynne Bennett
Lesley Judd
Mary Moore
Larry Morris
Cat Trinder
Emily Agnew 

ARCHDEACONRY OF WEST HAM

5. Newham

Clergy 

Revd Susan Lucas
Revd Canon Jeremy Fraser
Revd Christiana Asinugo
Revd Rob Ryan
Revd Marco Lopes

Laity

Canon Shirley Biro
Ursula Davies
David Martins

7. Redbridge

Clergy    

Revd Dr Jack Dunn
Revd Canon Ian Tarrant
Revd Canon Marie Segal
Revd Ola Franklin
Revd Kate Lovesey
Revd Gareth Jones 

Laity

Celia Heath
Heather Housden
Canon Jillian Leonard
Malcolm Leonard
Philip Carnelley 

8. Waltham Forest

Clergy

Revd Paul Trathen
Revd Mick Scotchmer
3 vacancies 

Laity    

Harvey Brathwaite
Diana Kennedy
Colin Setchfield
Canon Vevet Deer


ARCHDEACONRY OF HARLOW

2. Epping Forest & Ongar

Clergy

Revd Lee Batson
Revd Christopher Davies
Revd John Fry
Revd Christine Hawkins 

Laity

Gregor Davis
Michael Hall
Diana Lowry
2 vacancies 

3. Harlow

Clergy

Revd Helen Gheorghiu Gould
Revd Christian Okeke
Revd James Rodley

Laity Christine Cox
Piers Northam 


ARCHDEACONRY OF CHELMSFORD

9. Brentwood

Clergy  

Revd Canon Paul Hamilton
Revd Dr Adrian Mcconnaughie

Laity

John Barnes
John Bloomfield
Mark Jobin
Christopher Luck

11a. Chelmsford North

Clergy   

Revd Susan Iskander
Revd Dan Pierce
2 vacancies 

Laity

John Bloomer
Canon Robert Hammond
Gwilym Morris
Robin Stevens

11b. Chelmsford South

Clergy

Revd Stephanie Gillingham
Revd Philip Ritchie
1 vacancy

Laity

Canon Christine Horton
Canon Harry Marsh
Andrew Podd

12. Maldon & Dengie

Clergy

2 vacancies  

Laity

Canon Adrian Smith
1 vacancy  

ARCHDEACONRY OF SOUTHEND

10. Basildon

Clergy

Revd Simon Law
Revd Jane Richards
Revd Michael Hall

Laity

Mary Edwards
Canon Shirley Jeffery

13. Hadleigh

Clergy

Revd Marion Walford
Revd Canon David Tudor
Revd Clive Hillman

Laity

Canon Ron McLernon
Sheila Bradley 
Jill Healey

14. Southend

Clergy

Revd Canon Louise Williams
Revd Colin Baldwin
Revd Canon Jonathan Collis 

Laity

Christine Ballard
Margaret Henning
John Tipping 

15. Thurrock

Clergy

Revd Peter Rabin 
Revd Canon Darren Barlow
Revd Clive Russell

Laity

Funmilayo Vaughan
Alyson Davies
Katia D’Arcy-Cumber

16. Rochford

Clergy

Revd Nick Rowan
Revd Ernie Guest  

Laity

Gordon Simmonds
1 vacancy  


ARCHDEACONRY OF COLCHESTER

17. Witham

Clergy

Revd Lydia Smith
Revd Christine Newmarch
Revd Hilary Le Sève 

Laity

Christine Brown
Andrew Holt
Canon Michael Robinson

20. Colchester

Clergy

Revd Canon Paul Norrington
Revd Raymond Gibbs
Revd Timothy Platts
Revd Mark Wallace 

Laity

Canon Roger Ennals 
David Gentry
Hugh Thomas 
Pamela Higham

24. Harwich

Clergy

Revd Canon Simon Heron
Revd Canon Margaret Shaw

Laity

Nigel Dyson
1 vacancy

27. St Osyth

Clergy

Revd Peter Edwards
Revd David Lower 

Laity

Canon Wendy King
2 vacancies 

ARCHDEACONRY OF STANSTED 

18. Hinckford

Clergy 

Revd Katie de Bourcier
1 vacancy 

Laity

Nick Ellis
Elisabeth Ring
1 vacancy  

19. Braintree

Clergy

Revd Dr Sara Batts
Revd Iain Bendrey

Laity

Patricia Bash
Isabel Adcock 

23. Dunmow & Stansted

Clergy  

Revd Tim Goodbody
1 vacancy

Laity

Maureen Best 
1 vacancy

26. Saffron Walden

Clergy  

Revd Margaret Davis 
Revd Dr Anand Sodadasi

Laity

Richard Freeman
2 vacancies 

Chelmsford Diocesan Board of Finance

Chairman: Percy Lomax  
Vice Chairman: Frank Hawkins  
Secretary: Joel Gowen   
Legal Adviser Aiden Hargreaves Smith 020 7593 0353

All members of the Diocesan Synod are members of the Diocesan Board of Finance as of right, except in instances where they receive remuneration from the DBF.

Committees of Diocesan Synod

BISHOP’S COUNCIL

Chairman: The Bishop of Chelmsford, 01277 352001

Secretary: Joel Gowen 01245 294409
The Area Bishops
The Dean
The Archdeacons
The Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance
The Vice Chair of the Diocesan Board of Finance
The Vice Presidents of Synod:

Elected from the Barking Area:
Mary Moore
Canon Vevet Deer
Canon Jill Leonard
Revd John Fry 

Elected from the Bradwell Area:
Canon Chrstine Horton 
Canon Ron McLernon
Canon Harry Marsh
Revd Canon Philip Ritchie

Elected from the Colchester Area:
Isabel Adcock
Richard Freeman 
Canon Roger Ennals
Revd Canon Paul Norrington   

Bishop's Nominees: Brian Smith and Canon Dean Gillespie

Elected by the Area Mission & Pastoral Committees: Canon Lynne Bennett, Canon Christine Horton and Canon Roger Ennals  


BISHOP'S COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEE

Chairman: The Bishop of Chelmsford, 01277 352001
Secretary:  Joel Gowen 01245 294409
Percy Lomax
Revd Canon Louise Williams
Canon Robert Hammond 


INVESTMENTS SUB-COMMITTEE

Chairman: Peter Wilby      
Secretary: Anna Franklin, 01245 294420
The Archdeacons
Percy Lomax
Revd Richard Wyber
Alun Powell
Roger Louth
George Nicolls


HOUSES SUB-COMMITTEE

Chairman: Roger Louth 
Secretary: Anna Franklin, 01245 294420
The Archdeacons
Chair and Vice Chair of the Finance Committee
Elected Clergy representative: vacant  
Elected Lay representative: vacant
Appointed by the Finance Committee: Steven Miles, Andrew Scott 


AUDIT SUB-COMMITTEE

Chairman: Brian Smith
Secretary: Margaret Essery 01245 294426
Revd Canon Louise Williams
Sharon Quilter
Adrian Smith


DIOCESAN MISSION AND PASTORAL COMMITTEE

Chairman: Diocesan Bishop
Secretary: Nathan Whitehead, 01245 294412

Membership co-terminus with the Bishop's Council - see above

AREA MISSION AND PASTORAL COMMITTEES

Chairman: Respective Area Bishop
Secretary: Nathan Whitehead, 01245 294412

Barking
The Bishop of Barking
The Archdeacon of West Ham
The Archdeacon of Harlow
The Archdeacon of Barking
Elected Clergy: Revd Jokey Poyntz and 2 vacancies 
Elected Laity: Canon Vevet Deer, Canon Jill Leonard, Lesley Judd, Canon Lynne Bennett, Jane Potter and Joy Moon
Appointed member: vacant

Bradwell
The Bishop of Bradwell
The Archdeacon of Chelmsford
The Archdeacon of Southend
Elected Clergy: Revd Canon Tim Ball and Revd Canon Darren Barlow  
Elected Laity: Roger Shilling, Canon Christine Horton, Gordon Simmonds and Michelle Tackie   
Appointed member: vacant

Colchester
The Bishop of Colchester
The Archdeacon of Colchester
The Archdeacon of Stansted
Elected Clergy: 1 vacancy, Revd Katie de Bourcier    
Elected Laity: Canon Roger Ennals, Canon Mike Robinson, Isabel Adcock and Stephen Norris 
Appointed member: Canon Graham Cook  


DIOCESAN BOARD OF PATRONAGE

Chairman
Vice-Chairman
Secretary


Nathan Whitehead (01245 294412)
Laity

Canon Lynne Bennett
4 vacancies 

Clergy 3 vacancies 
 

VACANCY IN SEE COMMITTEE

Chairman: 
Secretary: , 01245 294409 

Each Area Bishop
The Dean
Two Archdeacons
Vice Presidents of Diocesan Synod
Members of General Synod

Barking:       

Revd Paul Harcourt
Canon Lynne Bennett
Lesley Judd
Evans Ofoajaku
Alan Alexander

   
Bradwell:     

Revd Clive Russell
Revd Marion Walford
Canon Christine Horton
Simon Head

   
Colchester:

Revd Lydia Smith
Canon Roger Ennals
Dave Gentry
Elizabeth Anthony
Andrew Holt

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

LONDON OVER THE BORDER COUNCIL (No fixed Term)

Chairman: The Archdeacon of West Ham, 020 8989 8557
Asst Sec: Mrs Debbie Kelly, 020 8989 8557
The Area Deans of Thurrock, Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Newham, Havering and Barking & Dagenham
The Lay Chairs of Thurrock, Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Newham, Havering and Barking & Dagenham
Bishop's Nominee: 


BOARD OF EDUCATION

Chairman: The Archdeacon of West Ham 
Director: Revd Tim Elbourne, 01245 294400

Barking: Revd Canon Lee Batson 
Heather Housden
Bradwell: Revd Dr Adrian McConnaughie
David Ives
Colchester: Revd Sally Morris
Maureen Best 

BISHOP’S STAFF

The Bishop of Chelmsford
The Area Bishops
The Archdeacons
The Dean
The Dean of Mission & Ministry - Revd Canon Dr Roger Matthews
The Bishop’s Adviser on Women’s Ministry
The Chief Executive & Diocesan Secretary


For more information please contact Nathan Whitehead
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