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Episcopal Diocese of Montana
Province Province VI
Bishop C. Franklin Brookhart
Cathedral St. Peter's Episcopal Cathedral, Helena
Congregations 42
Website Episcopal Diocese of Montana website
Location of the Diocese of Montana

The Episcopal Diocese of Montana is the diocese of the Episcopal Church in the United States of America with jurisdiction over the state of Montana. It was established in 1904 and has 42 congregations in 26 counties of the state. It is in Province 6 and its cathedral, St. Peter's Episcopal Cathedral, is in Helena, as are the diocesan offices.[1]

The Right Reverend C. Franklin Brookhart is the current bishop. He has a master's in divinity from Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia and a doctorate from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio.[2]


List of bishops

The bishops of Montana have been:[3]

  1. Daniel S. Tuttle, missionary bishop (1866 - 1880)
  2. Leigh R. Brewer, missionary bishop (1880 - 1904), first diocesan bishop (1904 - 1916)
    * William F. Faber, coadjutor (1914 - 1916)
  3. William F. Faber (1916 - 1934)
    * Herbert H. H. Fox, suffragan, 1920, coadjutor bishop, 1925 (VI Idaho, 1925 - 1926)
  4. Herbert H. H. Fox (1934 - 1939)
    * Henry H. Daniels, coadjutor bishop (1939)
  5. Henry H. Daniels (1939 - 1957)
    * Chandler W. Sterling, coadjutor bishop (1956)
  6. Chandler W. Sterling (1957 - 1968)
  7. Jackson E. Gilliam (1968 - 1985)
  8. Charles I. "Ci" Jones (1986 - 2001)
    * Charles L. Keyser, assisting bishop (2001 - 2003)
  9. C. Franklin Brookhart, Jr. (2003 - present)

See also


  1. ^ Episcopal Church online directory
  2. ^ Episcopal Clerical Directory, 2005, revised edition, New York: Church Publishing, p. 108
  3. ^ Episcopal Church Annual, 2006, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Morehouse Publishing, p. 273

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