New priest for Pip and Jim's

THE new Vicar of Pip and Jim s Church in Ilfracombe will be introduced to his congregation by the Bishop of Exeter on Tuesday of next week. Canon Michael Rogers will be licensed at 7.30pm in St Philip and St James' Church on the seafront. Canon Rogers, a

THE new Vicar of Pip and Jim's Church in Ilfracombe will be introduced to his congregation by the Bishop of Exeter on Tuesday of next week.Canon Michael Rogers will be licensed at 7.30pm in St Philip and St James' Church on the seafront.Canon Rogers, aged 56 and his wife, Alison, have moved from the Diocese of Peterborough, where he was Rector of Cottesmore for 19 years."I am really excited about the opportunities for ministry here and I have already had a tremendous welcome from the parish," he said."I am looking forward to getting to know the people of Ilfracombe.


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