Lady Carolyn L. Miles
Carolyn Miles is heavily involved in Christian ministry. She married Marvin N. Miles in 1991 and became First Lady of International Gospel Center in Ecorse, Michigan, in 1997 when Rev. Miles was ordained pastor. She serves faithfully alongside her husband. Together they have four children: Jasmine, Mosea, Malik and Meghan. She is fondly called “Lady Carolyn” by her church congregation, which esteems her very highly.
The salvation of souls is at the top of Carolyn’s agenda. Her ministry is one that is filled with compassion. Her charitable initiatives include distributing food and clothing to the underprivileged. She visits prisons and ministers to those who are incarcerated. She reaches out to those who are hospitalized. She comforts the elderly and touches the hearts of the youth with wisdom, knowledge and love.
Carolyn has served as keynote speaker at various women’s functions. She has made numerous television appearances on the TCT Television Network, WLPC-26 Detroit and The Hour of Deliverance. She is well-traveled and has been a blessing to many people throughout the nation and around the world.
It is with a spirit of humility that Carolyn chairs the Ladies’ Luncheon Committee and sits on the Women’s Retreat Committee. She is a member of the Baccalaureate Faculty and serves as chair of Vacation Bible School.
Carolyn graduated from Tennessee State University in 1984 where she received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work, with a minor in Sociology. In 1985 she received her Master’s Degree in Interpersonal Practice with Families and Groups from The University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan, with a minor in Administration. Upon graduation, she worked in the field of Social Work for more than 20 years. She worked for 13½ of those years as a School Social Worker in the Special Education Department at Inkster Edison Schools in Inkster, Michigan. She retired in 2004. She is now Director of IGC Services/Team Wellness, a dynamic social service facility in Ecorse, MI serving the city of Ecorse and the Downriver Communities.
Carolyn formed a business partnership with her sister, Saundra Parsons, Founder of Adopt-A-Child, and Ford Motor Company. This partnership affords underprivileged children the opportunity to receive gifts at Christmas.