New Vicar at St Michaels

The Reverend Roger Wakely became Vicar of St Michael and All Angels Church on the 17th September. He is the seventh vicar of Galleywood and succeeded the Reverend Canon Allen Willett who, after 19 years with the Parish, took partial retirement in the diocese of Peterborough in January 1987. Married with two children, the Reverend Wakely came to Galleywood from Leicester where he was Rector of seven country churches. He graduated from the Southwark Ordination Course in 1970 and his career has included several valuable years as a school teacher, deputy head and a school chaplain.