Christopher was the rector of the Parish of the Holy Trinity, Nevada City, California August 1994-September 2017.
His education includes:
- A.B. (Artium Baccalaureus) Occidental College 1972 M.Div.
- The Church Divinity School of the Pacific 1981
- Ordination: Deacon 1981, Priest 1982
His previous clerical Positions include:
- Rector of Etton with Helpston, Diocese of Peterborough, Church of England September 1988-August 1994
- Vicar of Christ the King Church, Quincy, California April 1983-August 1988
- Curate, Parish of Saint Mark, Glendale, California, June 1981-April 1983
- Honorary Canon of the Cathedral Church of Saint Peter, Kanungu, Diocese of Kinkiizi, Church of Uganda 2007
Christopher started life in Long Beach, California. He married Gae (Goodrich) Seal in 1983 and they have three daughters. Christopher and Gae live in Lake Wildwood.