Passing of Connie Cranston

July 14, 2021

Remembering today our Mountain Sky United Methodist Church colleague, Pastor Connie Cranston, ret. She received her Masters Degree in social work from University Denver Graduate School of Social Work. She then practiced clinical social work in the Denver & Boulder areas for several years before making the decision to go into the ministry. (

Connie was ordained Elder in Full Connection in the Yellowstone Conference in 2003.

She served: 1998-2001 Big Sandy/Kremlin MT ... 2001-04 Shelby MT ... 2004-06 Shelby + "Oilfield Parish" Sunburst/Sweetgrass/Kevin MT ... 2006-12 Buffalo/Kaycee WY; 2012 Retired to Billings MT. where she was a vital part of Billings First United Methodist Church. Connie was a kind warm soul who brought God's light into each room she entered. Services pending.