District News

Camp Colorado Workcamp Weekend

Camp Colorado Workcamp Weekend

Work Camp Weekend is rapidly approaching for Camp Colorado!  We’ll be gathering on Friday, May 23rd and working through Monday, the 26th. We provide the meals and the tools. You provide the big heart for the camp and a willing spirit to do whatever is needed. Come for an afternoon, a day, or the whole … read on

District newsletter going digital!

District newsletter going digital!

The Shepherd’s Voice is going digital, and we want you to be ready when it does! To conserve resources, the Western Plains District newsletter, The Shepherd’s Voice, will no longer be printed and mailed to postal addresses but will be distributed by email, effective September 2014. If you already receive your district newsletter by email, … read on

Regional Youth Conference

Regional Youth Conference

Regional Youth Conference is coming up March 28-30 at McPherson College! The theme is “Called by God: Preparing for the Journey Together“, and guest speakers and musicians will be Jacob and Jerry Crouse. Online registration and schedule can be found at www.mcpherson.edu/ryc/ Registration deadline is March 24.

Men's Retreat

Men’s Retreat

The Western Plains District Men’s Retreat is coming up April 11-12 at Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend, Kansas. Plan now to attend! Registration deadline is April 2.  You can download the brochure here.

Projects Unlimited Auction

Projects Unlimited Auction

Projects Unlimited Auction Western Plains District Conference of the Church of the Brethren Saturday Evening, July 26, 2014 It is time for us to begin preparing for the annual Projects Unlimited Auction!  Most of us enjoy taking time to pursue our hobbies and we find satisfaction in creating special things to use or to give … read on

Camp Mt. Hermon T-Shirt Contest!

Camp Mt. Hermon T-Shirt Contest!

Can you believe Camp Mt. Hermon has served campers for 70 years? Yeah, it’s a big deal! We want the world to know about it, and what better way than to wear T-shirts that announce our accomplishment. You have a chance to create an awesome design for our 70th Anniversary T-shirt. Enter the T-shirt design … read on

Women's Retreat 2014

Women’s Retreat 2014

The District Women’s Retreat is coming up April 4-6 at Crosswind Conference Center in Hesston, Kansas. Download the brochure here. The registration deadline is March 10.

Jr. High Rally 2014

Jr. High Rally 2014

The 2014 Jr. High Rally will be held February 7-9 at Community Church of the Brethren in Hutchinson, Kan. This year’s rally asked the question “Why Doubt?”, reflecting on how we can grow in our relationship with Jesus and turn doubt from stumbling blocks to stepping stones and grow in faith and build our relationship … read on

New Jr. High Ministry Coordinators!

New Jr. High Ministry Coordinators!

The District’s Congregational Resourcing Team is pleased to introduce Philip and Nicole Sampson as our new Junior High Ministry Coordinators! Both are members of the Community Church of the Brethren in Hutchinson, Kan., and Nicole is a member of its leadership team. Philip grew up in the Hutchinson congregation and attended Hutchison Community College for … read on

The Shepherd's Voice: Nov/Dec Issue

The Shepherd’s Voice: Nov/Dec Issue

The Shepard’s Voice: SV NovDec 2013 Inside this Issue Page 2: Calendar, Prayer Corner, Men’s Retreat, Ministerial Updates Page 3: NYC 2014, Forms! Page 4-5: Mission & Service: Disaster Relief Updates; Western Plains BVSers Page 6: New Jr. High Coordinators; February Leadership Training Page 7: News Youth Can Use!; Seeing Through Our Own Eyes Page … read on