Kathryn Carroll, Pastor

Rev. Kathryn Carroll re-joined the pastoral staff of Christ The King in January 2010, with over twenty years of ministry experience in churches in Florida and Maryland. She served at “CTK” as Pastoral Associate from 1994 through 2006. At that point, she fulfilled the final requirements for ordination and was called to serve as Interim Pastor at St. James Lutheran Church/Iglesia Luterana St. James in Coral Gables, Florida. Pastor Katie returned to Christ The King first in a half-time call as Pastor of Spiritual Formation, and now, serves as its sole pastor. Particularly due to her recent call at a primarily Hispanic congregation, Pastor Katie has a passion for multicultural ministries. Pastor Katie is fluent in Spanish and has experience in developing bilingual worship and community life among diverse cultural groups. She received her Master of Divinity from Florida Center for Theological Studies in Miami, Florida, and her undergraduate degree from Duke University. She and her husband Philip have four  adult children. In her spare time, Pastor Katie loves exercising, 


Mayra Aguilar, Office Administrator

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David Cruz, Director of Music for Youth

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Kristin Nylen, Ministry Associate

Kristin Nylen serves as a Ministry Associate at Christ the King, with oversight of the Sunday school, Confirmation and Youth Program ministries.  Kristin grew up in a small town outside Boston, MA., where she earned a Bachelor’s in Psychology and embarked on her first career in the field of Criminal Justice.  Having relocated to south Florida many years ago, Kristin has served both the State of Florida, and then the federal government as a probation officer.  She retired from the United States Probation Office in 2011, to begin her second career in ministry, and will be studying for her M.Div. through the online Distance Learning program at Luther Seminary, St. Paul, MN.  Kristin’s daughter is also attending college, at Valencia College in Orlando, FL.  In her free time, Kristin enjoys kayaking, gardening, beekeeping and relaxing with her three cats and small dog.


Andrew Pocock, Business Manager

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Derek Fairholm, Keyboardist

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Loretta Midgette, Child Care

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Patrick Matthews, Director of Music

Patrick Matthews has been involved at Christ The King for over twenty years. He began his career at age seven as soloist with the Bel Canto Boy Choir in his home town of Winston-Salem, N.C. As a boy soprano he sang in the Mozart society and W-S Handel Society in addition to the Boy Choir. After his voice changed, he did roles in several operas presented by WS Opera Association and was a member of a professional W-S Oratorio Chamber choir. He enjoyed performing popular music programs for the local civic and church organizations and in school. 

A voice major at Appalachian State, Patrick received his BS Degree in Music Education in three years and came to Miami to begin teaching at Miami Edison Junior High School. He continued as a music and chorus teacher in the Dade County Schools for forty years, going to North Miami Senior High from Edison, then to M. Killian and finishing his teaching career at New World School of the Arts.

During this time, Opera and Musical Theater principle and comprario roles were a regular part of his singing career in regional companies throughout the United States. He has sung some thirty different operatic roles and in some twenty-five Musicals.

For thirty years Pat was a protestant Irish cantorial soloist at Temple Beth El in Hollywood. He has been an adjunct voice associate professor at Barry University, University of Miami and Miami Dade College. 

Before Christ the King, Pat was soloist/choir director at Plymouth Congregational Church and then at Miami Beach Community Church, Congregational.

In addition Mr. Matthews was a concert recitalist with International Cultural Exchange and soloist in over fifty oratorios and cantatas in churches and concert presentations.


Bill Hildebrandt, Organist

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Robert Carter, Sexton

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