Tony Miles


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Tony is a Methodist minister in the 28th year of presbyteral ministry (1989 to date). In 2004, he was stationed to be part of the ministerial team at Methodist Central Hall, Westminster (situated between Westminster Abbey and the QE2 conference centre). He is now the deputy Superintendent Minister of the Church at Central Hall, a Connexional Managing Trustee of the Central Hall building, and a Non-executive Director of the Conference Centre, Central Hall Westminster Ltd.

tony imageTony’s responsibilities at Methodist Central Hall include preaching, teaching, all-age worship, Media Chaplaincy, and co-ordinating special events, Visitor Services, IT, and AVA,  He deputises for Revd Dr Martyn Atkins.

tony and puppet image

Tony’s puppets have become quite a part of his ministry – here is a picture of his faithful friend, Darren.  Which one’s the dummy? If you attend worship you might also meet Holy Joe, Debs, or even Scamp.


Prior to being at Central Hall, Tony was pastorally responsible for Loughton Methodist Church and Trinity Church, Debden – a Local Ecumenical Partnership (1995-2004).

His first appointment was in the Colchester Circuit, serving four churches (1989-1995): Wimploe Road, West Mersea, Fingringhoe and Rowhedge Methodist churches.

Tony first felt called to the Methodist presbyteral ministry following time as a Lay Pastoral Assistant at Epsom Methodist Church (1984/6) and then trained at Wesley College, Bristol (1986/89).

He had also been a Bible student at Cliff College in 1983-1984. This all followed a change of direction in career.

Tony originally completed a business studies course at the North East Surrey College of Technology (NESCOT), and then worked for three years as a money broker for a stock broking firm in the City of London.

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