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2017 Diocesan Convention Address

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2017 DIOCESAN CONVENTION ADDRESS        Early on in my time among you as bishop I laid out a vision of this diocese as a community living in and empowered by the resurrection. I have held that image up for you often and for myself daily in my prayer for us together as the...

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A response to Charlottesville from Bishop C. Franklin Brookhart, Bishop of Montana

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A response to Charlottesville from Bishop C. Franklin Brookhart, Bishop of Montana Once again the sin of racism has revealed itself, this time in the unlikely setting of a quiet town that hosts the university founded by Thomas Jefferson.  This event, which included the death of a young...

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From Bishop Brookhart: Comments after the Election

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November 9, 2016 Comments after the Election              We have just finishing a bruising and difficult election, one which has left many worried, fearful, and angry, and injured. I myself have never seen our country as divided and...

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Bishop Brookhart's 2016 Convention Address

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CONVENTION ADDRESS, OCT. 10, 2016      I hope you know by now that the vision statement for our diocese states that we are a community transformed and transforming by the resurrection of our Lord Jesus Christ. At the center of our life in Christ is the resurrection. St Paul says...

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From Bishop Brookhart: A Prayer in the Face of Violence

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A Prayer in the Face of Violence By The Rt. Rev. C. Franklin Brookhart, Jr. + Heavenly Father, we do not know what to do in the face of the violence that is racking our country. We are frightened about our future and are shocked by the inaction of some of our leaders. Our racism and...

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From Bishop Brookhart: Thoughts on the Events in Orlando

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Thoughts on the Events in Orlando             When I awoke in my hotel room on Sunday morning a friend had sent me a message telling me to watch the news. I was shocked and sickened by the slaughter of men and women in...

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From Bishop Franklin Brookhart on the recent action taken at the Anglican Primates Meeting in Canterbury

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I rarely post on Facebook, but the events at the recent Anglican Primates meeting in Canterbury and the reporting on that event in the secular press prompt these comments. First, The Episcopal Church has not been suspended or kicked out of the Anglican Communion, as the press has reported. It...

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From Bishop Brookhart: Report on the General Convention

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Report on the General Convention, Salt Lake City, June 23-July 3, 2015 +C. Franklin Brookhart, Bishop of Montana   The big news from the General Convention was the election of the 27th. Presiding Bishop by the House of Bishops.  The Right Rev. Michael Curry, Bishop of North...

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Bishop's Round-Up

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Bishop's Round-Up is an occasional newsletter from Bishop Brookhart, Bishop of Montana.

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