Leadership Staff

Leadership Staff

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Rector

Rev. Donald J. Curran Jr

Father Don Curran The Rev. Donald J. Curran Jr. attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison on a Navy scholarship and was commissioned an ensign in the Navy.  Over the course of the next 20 years, he served in various shore billets and sea tours retiring in 1990.  He attended Trinity School for Ministry in Pittsburgh, Pa. and was ordained a priest in the episcopal church in 1993.  In 2008 he was the founding pastor of Christ the King Anglican Church where…
Director of Christian Ministries

Rev. Karen Murphy

Deacon Karen Karen Murphy was ordained a vocational deacon by the Right Reverend Bishop Chuck Murphy in 2012. Raised a devout, practicing Catholic, Karen considers herself a born-again, spirit-filled, Anglo-Catholic. She has been a faithful member of Christ the King Anglican Church since 2007. She has three loving, adult sons, Peter, Patrick, and Philip Murphy. In February of 1985, she dedicated her life to living, loving and serving her Lord & Savior, Jesus Christ. She believes in the Gospel mandate…
Assisting Priest

Rev. Tom Carson

Father Tom Southwestern Pennsylvania is Tom’s birthplace. Tom was raised by parents who knew and loved the Lord Jesus Christ. Tom placed his faith in Jesus at about the age of 12 and continued in the church. Tom felt the called to ministry and completed his bachelor’s degree at Philadelphia College of Bible (now Cairn University) and his Master of Theology Degree at Dallas Theological Seminary. Tom pastored an Evangelical Free Church for nine years and then worked for the…
Director of Youth Ministries

Rev. Matthew MacKenzie

Director of Youth Ministries Matthew MacKenzie is an Ocala native and a graduate of Grace Christian School, our primary outreach ministry.  After graduating from the University of South Florida in 2010, he joined the staff at CTK.  Matthew loves watching the students in the Youth Ministry come to know and love Jesus Christ as their personal Savior.  He has a heart for people and loves to see the body of Christ work together in unity.
Children’s Ministry Coordinator

Chrissy Leard

Children’s Ministry Coordinator “Chrissy joined the CTKA staff in 2017 as the Assistant to the Youth Minister. After a short break from serving in that role, she joined our staff again in 2022 as the Children’s Minister. She also is the kindergarten teacher at Grace Christian School. She is a graduate of GCS and has a BA in Elementary Education from USF and a MA in Elementary Education from UNF. Chrissy married David in 2020 and they have a chocolate lab…
Worship Leader

Rev. Bryan Pyle

Worship Leader Bryan grew up in the Episcopal Church and gave his heart and life to Jesus in college.  After spending 11+ years in youth ministry, Bryan heard a call to ordination and spent three and a half years in the Indian Ocean as a missionary and priest.  Bryan now teaches middle school science at Grace Christian School and leading the praise band at the 10:15 Sunday service at CTK. Bryan is married to Shakila, they have two adorably challenging…