The Circuit Team
Meet our team of Ministers...
From left to right...
Rev. Ian H. Wales
Ian joined the Circuit in September 2011 from the Tendring Circuit in Essex where he was Co-Superintendent though much of his ministry has been in the North East of England.
He is the Superintendent Minister and has pastoral responsibility for Christchurch, Little Common and Ninfield.
Rev. Ian Pruden
Ian moved to the Hastings, Bexhill & Rye Circuit in September 2012.
He is the Minister with particular responsibility for the Methodist churches in Rye and Pett and also Calvert Memorial and St Helen's churches in Hastings.
His previous appointments have been in Ashton-under-Lyne; Rutland; Shildon in County Durham and Storrington in West Sussex. He serves the District as Rural Officer and is Convenor of the panels of the Stationing Advisory Committee for the Connexion.
Rev. Margaret E. (Peggy) Heim
Peggy joined the Circuit in September 2011.
She has pastoral responsibility for the Methodist churches at Battle, Hollington, Park Road (Hastings) and Trinity (Broad Oak, Brede).
Rev. Peter Timms
Peter has recently taken up an appointment within the Circuit to provide pastoral oversight for Sackville Road Methodist Church in Bexhill-on-Sea.
Mrs Lesley Gilchrist
Lesley has served as a local preacher within the Circuit for a number of years. Having been appointed as pastoral worker for Hollington, she commenced her ministry in September 2008.