Who’s who

Dyfan Williams


Dyfan became Pastor of Emmanuel Church in the summer of 2011. He married Caroline in 1991, and they have 3 children: Megan (1993-2003), Lloyd (1995) and Sian (1998). He studied English Literature at Cardiff University, and worked in a Job Centre before spending three years with students as a Regional Staff Worker for UCCF. He began his pastoral ministry in Southport, and later served the International Church of Torino. His interests include cycling, sport, reading novels and supporting Manchester United!

Dave Hart

Assistant Pastor

Dave became Assistant Pastor in September 2023 after serving as Trainee Pastor since 2019. He became a Christian growing up in nearby Macclesfield. After working in the chemicals industry he began training for ministry with Union School of Theology. He is married to Ali and they have two children, Gracie and Reuben. He enjoys following football, having food with friends and drinking coffee.

Nigel Bouckley

Church Elder

Nigel is a church elder and is married to Adele. They have 3 grown up daughters: Chloe, Lise and Katie. They came to Northwich and joined Emmanuel in 1990 after leaving University. He has a degree in Chemical Engineering and is currently the UK Head of Operations for an international Chemical Company. His interests are running, gardening and hill walking when possible. He is also a Home Fellowship Group leader.

Andrew Coleclough

Church Elder

Andrew is a church elder. He has been a member at Emmanuel since 1991. He is married to Jan and has three grown up boys: Nathan, Sam and Josh. Andrew has a degree in Physics and was a school teacher for 25 years but now works for the Slavic Gospel Association. A supporter of Wrexham, his interests include reading, listening to music and playing the guitar. He is also a Home Fellowship Group leader and looks after the church website.

Gordon Kearney

Church Elder

Gordon is a church elder. He has been a member at Emmanuel since 2002, is married to Andrea and has two grown up boys: Christopher and Dominic. Gordon has a Masters in Chemistry and is currently Research and Development Manager for an international laboratory instrumentation manufacturer. His interests are cookery, reading and walking with his two beagles most days. He is also a Home Fellowship group leader, service coordinator and is responsible for the church music group.

Adele Bouckley


Adele is originally from Wales, but has lived in Cheshire and attended Emmanuel since marrying Nigel in 1990.  They met at University, where Adele studied Modern Languages. After being a full-time mum to 3 (now adult!) daughters, Adele now works as administrator at Emmanuel.  She also supports others in women’s ministry, leads women’s Bible studies, helps to run the seniors group and plays the piano as part of the music group. She loves reading, walking, swimming, crafts and watching Wales play rugby!

Caroline Williams

Church Worker

Caroline is married to Dyfan and they have three children and one grandchild. She is a qualified Occupational Therapist with experience within the mental health field. Caroline is employed as a church worker at Emmanuel. This involves one to one ministries, ladies’ Bible studies, pastoral support of women and serving in various ministries within the church. She works alongside Dyfan, supporting him in his ministry and assisting in church visitation and pastoral care. Caroline enjoys country walks, travel and  spending time with family and friends.