Clergy & Staff
The Reverend Nickolas C. Griffith
Rev. Nick Griffith+ is the Rector of Christ Episcopal Church. Fr. Nick+ is in charge of the parish community in full. His responsibilities are vast, but are principally centered upon the spiritual and liturgical development of the congregation, fostering an appropriate environment for the promotion lay participation, the administrative direction of the Parish and its employees, the finances of the Parish along with the responsibility to authorize the work needed for the upkeep and maintenance of the buildings and facilities owned and operated by Christ Episcopal Church. Fr. Nick+ is always available for pastoral concerns or other church/spiritual/faith based issues, and is available always for pastoral meetings and counseling. Serving with the Vestry, the Clergy, and the administration and volunteers of Christ Episcopal Church, Fr. Nick+ works to meet the emerging needs of the congregation, the Diocese of Los Angeles, the National Church and the greater community of Redondo Beach CA.
Fr. Norm Ishizaki
Priest in Residence
Fr. Norm Ishizaki Priest in Residence at Christ Episcopal Church. Although retired Fr. Norm+ serves as an incredible source of guidance for the Church, its liturgy, and its administration. His experience and love for God's Church is immense and we are deeply indebted for his continued service. If you are in need of pastoral direction, or have pastoral questions or concerns about the congregation, and do not feel comfortable approaching the vestry, clergy or staff, then Fr. Norm+ might be an excellent resource and sounding board to help. He deals well in conflict resolution and can provide detailed comments as to the structure, form and purpose of the Church, giving an excellent context that reflects both the inside and outside of the Parish community.
Rev. Bonnie McNaughton
Deacon Bonnie McNaughton+ continues to serve Christ Episcopal Church as Deacon. With the main purpose of her ministry centered around the promotion of the Gospel, Rev. Bonnie+ is deeply involved in our outreach ministry here at CCRB. Additionally, she offers, through her ministry of hospitality home Communion and family visits as needed. To schedule these opportunities please speak with the Parish office or Rev. Bonnie+ directly.
Diana Winn is the Church Administrator for Christ Episcopal Church. She is responsible for the administrative functions relative to the operation of the Church which includes scheduling, organization, processing of Diocese and Parish paperwork, and general financial accountancy. Diana is integral participant in the life and business of Christ Episcopal Church and works as both an employee and member, assisting with coordination of Parish Life. If you have a question then Diana probably has the answer and she is available Monday - Friday from 9:00 - 2:00 pm to take your call, or you can reach her by email at [email protected].
Kevin Wood is the Music Director at Christ Episcopal Church and handles all matters relating to the music program. Kevin is a classically trained musician and choir master and has competency in multiple musical disciplines. Please see Kevin if you are interested in participating or giving input into the musical program at CCRB. Additionally, if you have interest in lessons or gaining musical proficiency Kevin is a great resource. In the weeks and months to come we are looking to continue the development of the music program and if you are interested in being part of it we welcome your creativity, and participation.