We seek to be vessels of Living Water;

Filled by the Holy Spirit,

Transformed in the Son,

Poured out for the Father’s glory.


Our Pastoral Team

Our pastoral team recognizes the authority of God, and realizes that we are shepherds who serve under the Chief Shepherd, Jesus Christ. We desire to devote ourselves to prayer and to the ministry of the Word. Our passion and goal is to equip believers for the work of the ministry until we all attain maturity in the fullness of Christ.


Father Brian Miller

Brian began intentionally following Jesus at the age of 19 and has been deeply blessed by the journey. He is passionate about the Word of God intersecting the lives of people in such a way that their lives’ reflect the glory of the Savior. Brian earned his B.A. from Carroll College in Elementary Education and his Masters of Divinity from Trinity School for Ministry. He has been ordained since 2001. Among his favorite authors are C.S. Lewis, John Eldredge, and Richard Foster. Brian has been the rector of Christ Church since October of 2007. Brian and his wife Jennifer have five children.

Deacon Nan Joyce
Deacon Nan is a long time resident of Butte. She and her husband of 45 years have five grown children and 5  grandchildren. Spending time with each other and family is the joy of their lives, as is also serving the Lord and the members of Christ Church. They love to camp, snowshoe and work on the skills of mountain biking as time allows. Rev. Nan’s main ministry focus in the parish is missional outreach to members, the neighborhood, and the community of Butte. She helps to facilitate a wide range of ministries encouraging works of mercy to the poor and the struggling within the church and without. She serves to support Fr. Brian and other staff, small groups including bible studies, intercessory prayer, hospitality, altar care, and women’s fellowship. Developing Christ Church lay leaders is a growing edge for her. And, fulfilling the Great Commission an ongoing passion. Ordained in 2005 as Deacon, she also has a BAC degree in Nursing, completed a four year formation process in Diaconal Ministry, and a unit of CPE with the Northern Rockies Clinical Pastoral Education Center. She recently completed a 3 yr Diaconal continuing education course through the Diocese of Western Anglicans.
Worship and Music Coordinator

Daniel Groth

The newest member to the Christ Church Staff.
Daniel brings a new dynamic to the worship here at CCA. We look forward to getting to know him and his family. We are blessed to welcome him on board.
Charlie Joyce Administrative Assistant/Technical Support/Landscape Engineer/Media Technologist
Charlie uses a variety of his God-given skills to serve the mission of the church. He is the glue that holds together the office by making sure clerical and administrative tasks are completed. (i.e. He keeps the rest of the staff accountable!) He maintains and updates our office computers, printers, and copiers. He operates and maintains our church sound system and peripherals. To top it all off, he takes care of the church grounds and maintains our lawn/landscape equipment. He is married to our dear Deacon Nan, and serves alongside her with his unique gifts and talents.

Parish Council 2022

Phil Dean               President
Bob Chatriand      Vice President / Secretary
Ron Kautzman      Treasurer
Bill Queer
Chris Hoagland
Mary Kay Mellott
Elaine Whitley
Don Wilson