St. Christopher's By~the~Sea

Episcopal Church & Montessori School
Key Biscayne, Florida

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Are you new? Visit our about us page to get to know us. 


We have Resumed In person worship
All that is missing is you

During the pandemic, masks, social distancing and all safety precautions are being observed.

10:00 AM This service is held in the Episcopal Tradition and is our main Service time. You can plan a visit or watch our live stream on Facebook or YouTube.

To view the “livestream” service on Youtube click HERE

To view the “livestream” service on Facebook click HERE

Parish Life

St. Christopher’s By-the-Sea enjoys traditional inter-generational activities that generally center on seasonal events of the church. Come explore what we have to offer. 

About Us

Welcome to St. Christopher’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church in Key Biscayne. We hope that you will join us soon for worship and for service to others, which are at the heart of our life together.

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Our Mission

To Show People Jesus.

Our Vision

St. Christopher’s By-the-Sea Episcopal Church and Montessori School’s vision is to be a joyous and welcoming Christ Centered Community which provides for age, gender and interest appropriate opportunities to build relationships with the Lord and each other.


I was born 77 years ago in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Educated in the Grand Rapids Public schools and graduated with a BA from Aquinas College in Grand Rapids.  I have a BD from Seabury-Western Theological Seminary in Evanston, Ill., and a MPA degree from New York University and honor Doctor of Divinity from National Seminary of Commonwealth University, with additional studies at Oxford University in England and the College of Preachers in Washington, DC. 

I was curate at Trinity Cathedral in Newark, NJ 1968-1970, rector of St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Dorchester, MA 1970-1972, vicar and 1ST rector of St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church in The Bronx, NY 1972-1983, and Rector of St. Augustine’s Episcopal Church on the Lower East Side of New York City 1983-2008.

Retired in 2008 and moved to Florida and have served as an assistant at Trinity Cathedral, Miami; interim rector of Incarnation Church, Miami for five years; interim priest at All Souls Church, Miami Beach; and an occasional supply priest at Santa Cruz Resurrection, Biscayne Park and St. Anne’s in Hallandale Beach. 

I am a bachelor and live in North Bay Village.

Experience our worship music

We have a Choir, Music program and Praise Band

THE Montessori School