Clergy  Staff Vestry

Interim Rector

Father Stephen Carlsen is serving as the Interim Rector of St. Paul's. His job is to help St. Paul's envision our future and prepare for calling a new Rector. Steve grew up in the Midwest, was ordained in the Diocese of Chicago, and served in Colorado and most recently as the Dean of Christ Church Cathedral, Indianapolis. A self-proclaimed bicycle geek, on his sabbatical several years ago, Steve and his wife, Jen, went on a six-month bike tour through South America and Mexico. Both are delighted to be in Key West and look forward to further adventures! 

Steve is available for pastoral care during office hours at (305) 296-5142, Ext. 2, and after office hours on his cell at 317-414-4194.

Director of Music, Organist


Tim  Peterson
After receiving his Bachelor of Music degree in voice performance and education from the University of New York at Fredonia, he graduated from Syracuse University with a Master of Music degree in Piano Performance with a concentration in accompaniment.

He has been a church musician for over 40 years and has served in various denominations, including Presbyterian, Episcopal, Methodist, United Church of Christ, and the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America. 

​Tim moved to Key West in August 2015 and  was appointed the Director of Music at St Paul’s  in December of 2016.

Parish Office Manager

Isabel Steinkamp 
Isabel Steinkamp has been a member of St. Paul's for over 9 years. Isabel was born in Boston and moved to Miami as a teenager, where she lived until she moved to Key West 9 years ago. Together she and her husband Wynn have 4 wonderful children and 3 granddaughters. Her passions are cooking, hosting parties, traveling and her family. She has traveled to 45 of our states, many several times and to Europe twice. She and her husband host Coffee Hour the second Sunday each month are on the Hospitality Committee together and put on St. Paul's big Fantasy Fest fundraiser.  Isabel is also on the Memorial Foundation Committee, the Historic Rectory Committee, the Centennial Committee and has served on St. Paul's Vestry.


Senior Warden
Wendy Niven

Wendy Niven Junior Warden St Paul's Key West

Junior Warden
Terry Garcia

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