The Ven Luke Miller has been Archdeacon of London since January 2016, and was previously Archdeacon of Hampstead.
Between school and university he came to London for a year as Pastoral Assistant at St James Sussex Gardens in Paddington before training for the priesthood at St Stephen’s House Oxford where he completed a degree in Theology.
He was ordained in 1991 and served as curate of St Matthew’s Oxhey in the Diocese of St Albans. In 1994 he was appointed curate of St Mary’s Tottenham, and became vicar of that parish in 1995. The parish is one of two straddled by the Tottenham Hale development and he was involved at the very beginning of the project to establish church work on the site there, as well as planting a church nearby in Tottenham. From 2005-2011 he served for two periods on Diocesan Synod and was Area Dean of East Haringey.
Fr Luke became Archdeacon of London in January 2016. He is currently a member of the General Synod and Chair of the London Diocesan Board for Schools. He chairs the Faith Sector Panel of the London Resilience Forum and is responsible for helping Faith Communities across London be ready to respond in major incidents.
He is a member of the Council of St Stephen’s House and Chair of Trustees of the Bishopsgate Institute as well as being London Area Chaplain to the Sea Cadets. He is working on a book on a 19th Century Anglican Spiritual writer, George Congreve.
Luke holds the diocesan portfolios for Schools and Resilience.
He is married to Jacqui, SSM assistant priest at S Peter’s Eaton Square who is a teacher in Tottenham, and they have three sons, Thomas, Stephen and Andrew.