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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 Denis Huntley,  
Laity: Diana Benge Abbott 

Co-opted Members:

Clergy: 
Laity: 
   
Secretary: Joel Gowen (from 1 October 2018) 

Members

ARCHDEACONRY OF BARKING

1. Barking and Dagenham

Clergy

Revd Canon Martin Court
Revd Tim Brampton
1 vacancy

Laity

Marco Lopes
2 vacancies 

4. Havering

Clergy  

Revd Canon David Hague
Revd Shaun Moore
Revd Mike Power
3 vacancies 

Laity

Canon Lynne Bennett
Lesley Judd
Mary Moore
Larry Morris
Cat Trinder
1 vacancy 

ARCHDEACONRY OF WEST HAM

5. Newham

Clergy 

Revd Susan Lucas
Revd Canon Jeremy Fraser
Revd Christiana Asinugo
Revd Annie McTighe
1 vacancy 

Laity

Canon Shirley Biro
Ursula Davies
David Martins

7. Redbridge

Clergy    

Revd Dr Jack Dunn
Revd Canon Ian Tarrant
4 vacancies 

Laity

Celia Heath
Heather Housden
Canon Jillian Leonard
Malcolm Leonard
1 vacancy 

8. Waltham Forest

Clergy

Revd Paul Trathen
Revd David Britton
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
3 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 Faye Bailey
Revd Susan Iskander
Revd Dan Pierce
1 vacancy 

Laity

John Bloomer
Canon Robert Hammond
Gwilym Morris
Canon Robin Stevens

11b. Chelmsford South

Clergy

Revd Stephanie Gillingham
Revd Stephen Robertson
Revd Philip Ritchie

Laity

Canon Christine Horton
Canon Harry Marsh
Andrew Podd

12. Maldon & Dengie

Clergy

Revd Canon Mark North
Revd Penny Sayer  

Laity

Canon Adrian Smith
Peter Manley 

ARCHDEACONRY OF SOUTHEND

10. Basildon

Clergy

Revd Jo Delfgou
Revd Jane Richards
1 vacancy 

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 
1 vacancy

14. Southend

Clergy

Revd Canon Louise Williams
Revd Colin Baldwin
1 vacancy 

Laity

Christine Ballard 
Margaret Henning 
Matt Key

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
1 vacancy 

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 
1 vacancy 

24. Harwich

Clergy

Revd Canon Simon Heron
Revd Canon Margaret Shaw

Laity

Nigel Dyson
1 vacancy

27. St Osyth

Clergy

Revd Don Smith
1 vacancy 

Laity

Canon Wendy King
2 vacancies 

ARCHDEACONRY OF STANSTED 

18. Hinckford

Clergy 

Revd Sally Womersley
Revd Katie de Bourcier 

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 Ruth Patten 
Revd Tim Goodbody

Laity

2 vacancies

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 (from 1 October 2018)  
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:  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
Canon John Winterbotham
Revd Canon Marie Segal 

Elected from the Bradwell Area:
Canon Chrstine Horton 
Canon Ron McLernon
Canon Robert Hammond
Roger Shilling
Revd Canon Philip Ritchie

Elected from the Colchester Area:
Isabel Adcock
Mary Durlacher
Richard Freeman 
John Brown
1 vacancy 
 

Bishop's Nominees: Revd Penny Sayer, Peter Morriss, Canon Dean Gillespie and Revd Canon Jenny Tomlinson
Elected by the Area Mission & Pastoral Committees: Canon Roger Ennals (Colchester) 


BISHOP'S COUNCIL STANDING COMMITTEE

Chairman: The Bishop of Chelmsford, 01277 352001
Secretary:  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
Sharon Quilter
Lance Lepper
Alun Powell
Roger Louth


HOUSES SUB-COMMITTEE

Chairman: Derek Smith, 01621 852567
Secretary: Anna Franklin, 01245 294420
The Archdeacons
Chair and Vice Chair of the Finance Committee
Elected Clergy representative: Revd Mark North 
Elected Lay representative: vacant
Appointed by the Finance Committee: Steven Miles, Andrew Scott 


AUDIT SUB-COMMITTEE

Chairman: Peter Morriss
Secretary: , 01245 294409
Robert Andrews
Revd Canon Louise Williams
Canon Harry Marsh
Brian 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 Mike Power, Revd Canon Jeremy Fraser and Revd Canon Dr Joyce Smith 
Elected Laity: Canon Vevet Deer, Canon Jill Leonard, Christine Cox, Canon John Winterbotham, Canon Dean Gillespie and Canon Lynne Bennett
Appointed member:

Bradwell
The Bishop of Bradwell
The Archdeacon of Chelmsford
The Archdeacon of Southend
Elected Clergy: Revd Tara Frankland, Revd Sandra Manley
Elected Laity: Roger Shilling, Greg Waters, Gordon Simmonds, Michelle Tackie  
Appointed member: vacant

Colchester
The Bishop of Colchester
The Archdeacon of Colchester
The Archdeacon of Stansted
Elected Clergy: Revd Canon Ian Hilton, Revd Colin Taylor  
Elected Laity: Canon Roger Ennals, Canon Mike Robinson, Judith Hasler and Isabel Adcock 
Appointed member: vacant 


DIOCESAN BOARD OF PATRONAGE

Chairman
Vice-Chairman
Secretary
Roger Shilling

Nathan Whitehead (01245 294412)
Laity Canon John Winterbotham
Larry Morris
Roger Shilling
Richard Moules
Canon Lynne Bennett
Clergy 1 vacancy 
Revd Mike Walton
Revd Canon Ann Easter

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 Canon Ann Easter
Canon Lynne Bennett
Larry Morris
Jan Stainer
Jayne Kinghorn

   
Bradwell:     

Revd Andrew Grey
Revd Canon Jane Freeman
Canon Harry Marsh
Canon Christine Horton

   
Colchester:

Canon Roger Ennals
David Morgan
John Bradley
Revd Dr Timothy Platts

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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: 1 vacancy 
Heather Housden
Bradwell: Revd Dr Adrian McConnaughie
David Ives
Colchester: Revd Patrick McEune
Rosmary Gissler-Weber

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 - Revd Canon Jenny Tomlinson
The Chief Executive & Diocesan Secretary


For more information please contact Nathan Whitehead
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