Church House has closed until further notice. 

Staff are generally working from home where possible. Those who have a need to work at Church House are denoted below with 'Working from Church House'.

Diocesan Secretary: George Colville
T:  01928 718834 EXT 247       07590 962586 E:


Bishops and Archdeacons

Bishop of Chester: Mark Tanner
T: 01244 350864 E:

Archdeacon of Chester: Mike Gilbertson
T: 07921 040154 E:

Archdeacon of Macclesfield: Ian Bishop
T: 07715 102519 E:

Church Maintenance

DAC Secretary: Caroline Hilton
T: 07546 304341 E:

DAC Assistant: Katy Purvis

Clergy Housing

Property Manager and Closed Church Officer: Alan Kempster-Down
T: 07540 725112 E:

Property Officer: Jane Hague


Director of Communications: James Butterworth
T: 07889 217594 E:

Design and Communications Officer: Stephen Freeman
T: 07546 303673 E:


Director of Education: Chris Penn
T: 07540 722667 E:

Deputy Director of Education: Sue Noakes
T: 07540 722668 E:

School Effectiveness Officer: Mark Whitehill
T: 07540 722669 E:

Christian Character and CPD: Jen Mcilveen

Administrator in Education: Charlotte Somers

Schools Administrative Assistant: Sandra Reynolds

Schools Building and Finance Officer Assistant: Simon Geddes

Schools Assets Administrator: Sandra Jones


Head of Finance: Nigel Strange - Working from Church House
T: 01928 718834 Ext 241 E:

Assistant Accountant: Sharon Taylor-Booth - Working from Church House
T: 01928 718834 Ext 262 E:

Finance and HR Officer: Maxine Southwick
T: 07701 325223 E:

Finance Officer: Gill Ellis - Working from Church House
T: 01928 718834 Ext 242 E:

Administration Assistant and Receptionist: Emma Hathaway - Working from Church House
T: 01928 718834 Ext 246 E:


Director of HR: Liz Geddes
T: 07918 732808

Administrator for the Diocesan Director of HR: Mims Harrison - Working from Church House
T: 01928 718834 Ext 266

Finance and HR Officer: Maxine Southwick
T: 07701 325223 E:


Director of Ministry: Revd Canon Dr Christopher Burkett
T: 07921 040153 E:

PA to the Director of Ministry: Jane Hood

Diocesan Director of Vocations and Residentiary Canon: Revd Canon Sarah Fenby
T: 07714 587250 E:

PA to the DDV and Administrator for CfM: Peter Bacon

Continuing Ministry Development Officer: Revd Canon David Herbert
T: 07889 217589 E:

Director of Studies for Readers: Revd Liz Shercliff
T: 07889 217922

Director of Studies for Pastoral Workers: Revd Jenny Bridgman
T: 07546 304644 E: 

Dean of Women in Ministry: Revd Christine Broad
T: 0151 678 4825 E:

Warden of Pastoral Workers and Warden of Readers: Revd Canon Vivien Gisby

Young Vocations Advisers:

Revd Jessica Piper

Revd Calum Piper

Prayer and Christian Spirituality Officer: Revd Graham Green
T: 01928 722151 E:


Director of Outreach: Revd Peter Froggatt
T: 07590 396782 E:

Assistant to Social Responsibility: Hannah Jones

Head of Counselling: Revd Peter Mackriell
T: 07918 732806 E:

Engagement and Inclusion Officer: Vanessa Layfield
T: 07517 994493 E:

Diocesan Christian Giving and Pastoral Reorganisation Missioner: Martin Smith
T: 07889 216596 E:

Diocesan Worship Advisor: Revd Andy Stinson
T: 01829 740263 E:

Youth, Children and Families Missioner: Jonathan Masters
T: 07595 069880 E:

Church Buildings Missioner: Emily Allen

Mission Administrator: Rebecca Hathaway


Diocesan Registrar: Lisa Moncur

Registry Clerk: Jo Williams


Diocesan Safeguarding Adviser: Pauline Butterfield
T: 07703 800031 E:

PA to the Diocesan Safeguarding Advisor: Mims Harrison - Working from Church House
T: 01928 718834 Ext 266 E:

Diocesan Safeguarding Training and Policy Officer: Stephen Ellis

Past Cases Review 2

PCR2 Reviewer (Commissioned by the Church Of England): - Vacant

Page last updated: 24th March 2021 3:34 PM