The Finance Department receives Income from Parishes, so that it can be made available to pay Stipends and housing costs as well as make grants to Clergy and PCC’s. The department works alongside the support departments and PCC’s treasurers offering financial support and guidance.

George Colville - Diocesan Secretary (Ext 247) - Financial Policy, Diocesan Budgets.

Nigel Strange - Head of Finance (Ext 241) - Parish Share, Trusts, Diocesan accounts, Budgets,  Information Technology, items for Finance and Central Services Committee, Real Time Information.

Sharon Taylor-Booth - Assistant Accountant (Ext 262) - Parish Share, Parish Share Direct Debits, Trusts, DBF Payroll, Information and general advice for parishes.

Gill Ellis - Finance Officer (Ext 242) - Payments from the DBF, Parish Share and Diocesan Fees Direct Debits

Emma Hathaway - Office Manager & Finance Assistant (Ext 246) - Invoices to and payments from the DBF

Maxine Southwick - HR Officer (Ext 239) - Stipends, Clergy Moves, Diocesan Fees Queries, Vacancy Expenses Claims and Queries.


BACS Payment Information

Before making a payment please contact our finance department for a reference number.

Payments should be made to:

Acct name: Chester Diocesan Board of Finance

Sort Code: 60-40-08

Acct No: 41930185


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