The process of searching for and electing the Tenth Bishop of Montana is underway! The Standing Committee intends that this be an open process, and looks forward to working with all of our congregations in this important endeavor.

The Standing Committee appointed a Nominating Committee to develop a diocesan profile using information gathered during the recent online survey and parish listening sessions. The Nominating Committee will use the profile as part of the discernment process for candidates feeling called to be or asked to prayerfully consider the role of leader of our diocese. We plan to elect a new bishop in July 2019.

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Thank you to all those who provided suggestions, referrals, or nominations for bishop search candidates! While confidentiality requirements prevent disclosure of the total number, the Nominating Committee is pleased with how many candidates applied by the November 15 deadline. The Committee met in early December to conduct the first screening, with interviews to occur in January.   Thank you also for your continued prayers for guidance in this process. Please direct comments and questions to [email protected].

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