Our Mission & Vision

 

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.
 

Nan and Charlie

Deacon Nan Joyce
 

Deacon Nan is a long time resident of Butte. She and her husband of 45 years have five grown children and 3 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. 

Patti Burt Worship and Music Coordinator

The Bible has a lot to say about music, and Patti’s role is to lead the church’s worship of God in a way that matches the character of God. She is married to Jim and has 3 adult children and 5 grandchildren.
 

Shelly Clark Assistant Worship and Music Coordinator/Media Technologist

Shelly assists with the planning and implementation of liturgical services at CCA.  Additionally, she maintains and develops the church’s website and Facebook page. Shelly holds a Bachelor of Music Education degree with Liturgical Studies from Viterbo University of LaCrosse, Wisconsin. Over the span of nearly 40 years, Shelly has served as a worship leader, pianist/organist, cantor, and music educator.  Shelly resides in Butte with her husband, KC. They have one adult daughter, and a loving English Springer Spaniel. 

Mary Sims Administrative Assistant /Technical Support

 
 
 

 

 

Charlie Joyce Interim Administrative Assistant/Technical Support/Landscape Engineer

Parish Council

John Nordhagen, President
Paul Sims, Vice President
Ron Kautzman, Treasurer
Bonnie Chatriand, Secretary
Becky Allen
Karen Calcaterra
Phil Dean
Janet Johnson
Char Kautzman