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New Dean of Jersey appointed

Reverend Mike Kierle. Photo: Church of England

The new Dean of Jersey has been announced as the Reverend Mike Kierle.

Reverend Kierle is currently the Vice-Dean in Guernsey and Rector of St Martin's Parish Church.

Mr Keirle, who was born and brought up in St Albans, has lived in the Islands for the past 14 years.

The Bailiff announced his appointment in the States Assembly this morning.

Mr Keirle will be sworn-in to his new role in September.

He takes over from the last official Dean, the Very Reverend Bob Key,who resigned in 2016.