Our Church is governed by a session of elders, and served by deacons.

Pastor Flynn Ayers

Flynn Ayers


Grace and Peace! My wife Susan and I were married in 1991 and have three grown children, with an ever growing number of grandchildren. In my spare time you might find me on the golf course, grilling in the backyard, or exploring the many hiking trails in the area.  May the light of the Gospel of Jesus Christ go forth in the strength and power of the Holy Spirit in the context of Missoula and the surrounding area! I would love to answer any questions you might have about our wonderful congregation!  Don’t hesitate to contact me. His mercy endures forever!

Elder Taylor Crawford

Taylor Crawford


My wife Beth and I have been joyfully married since ((2007)), and have four wonderful children. We have been privileged to serve Christ Church Missoula since its inception in 2008, and we long to see the gospel spread throughout the Missoula like leaven through a loaf. When it’s time to have fun you can find the Crawford clan on the water, in the field, or throwing a baseball in the backyard.

Elder Don Running

Don Running


Elizabeth and I have been married since 1985, growing in grace, and have been blessed by God with 5 children and a heap of grandchildren. We enjoy studying the Bible, singing psalms and hymns, and bringing our petitions before the throne as the Lord faithfully draws us nearer to Him. Our “spare” time includes gardening, pouring love into our grandchildren, and getting outdoors to go hiking, snowshoeing, kayaking, and exploring the wonders of God’s handiwork all over western Montana, always being grateful that His mercies are new every morning. Soli Deo Gloria!

Deacon Gary Carter

Gary Carter


I’m a rare breed here. My family and I are Montana natives, all of us were born and raised here in Missoula. I’ve been married to my amazing wife Jenn since 1997. We have two great young adult children, Jordan and Sabrina, both graduates of Missoula College. We have been members of Christ Church Missoula since 2010 and I’ve been honored to serve as a Deacon since 2018. I’m an avid fly fisherman, archery hunter, and I love spending time with my family enjoying God’s blessings here in Montana, in the mountains, on the river, or at home together.