I was just thinking....

I was just thinking….

I WAS JUST THINKING . . . Who was St. Patrick?  I probably should have written this in March!  However, I just now got around to it!  So often we think of St. Patrick as a little green man who liked clover!  And maybe he drank green Irish beer! 


6th Annual Peace Camp

The 6th annual Peace Camp will be held at the Hutchinson Community Church of the Brethren on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children ages 4 through grade 6 are invited to attend.


Travel Scholarships for Annual Conference

If you are a congregation in Western Plains sending a delegate to Annual Conference this summer in Grand Rapids, MI  you are eligible to fill out a request for a $150 Travel Scholarship!  Click on the following link to access this form.  Please be sure to return this form to the Annual Conference office before … read on

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A greeting from your District Moderator

To the Churches of the Western Plains District Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ. I am looking forward to our meeting together at District Conference in McPherson July 28-30, 2017. The theme for conference this year is: “Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness” found in Psalm 96:9a and a few other … read on


Opportunity to Serve through literature

The work-camp ministry is holding a book drive for Flint, MI. We are going on a work-camp there this summer and plan to distribute books on the 4th of July. The water crisis impacted all areas of life, including literacy. Since the ingestion of lead in children can negatively affect mental and physical development, many … read on


Pre-Conference Pastor/Leader Training Event

Join us for Western Plains District’s Leadership Training for pastors AND lay church leaders pre-district conference event! When:  July 27-28, 2017 Where:  McPherson CoB Social Room (basement)                                                  McPherson, KS More Info:  … read on


“Risk Hope”-April Bible Study with AC Moderator Carol Scheppard

Link to the Moderator’s Monthly Bible Studies:                                  http://www.brethren.org/ac/2017/bible-study/ April 2017 God Lives! Now Repent and Be Faithful Scriptures for study: Zechariah 1:1-6 Jeremiah 29:1-14 “Risk Hope”, the 2017 Annual Conference theme, emerges as a recurring chorus from an Old Testament saga of tragedy and … read on

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A Letter from the Moderator

To all the Churches in Western Plains, Greetings & Blessings from your 2016 District Conference Moderator!!


Register soon for The Gathering!

  More information coming soon!  “For we are God’s poetry” October 27-29 The early bird deadline is October 16.  THEME STATEMENT GATHERING 2017 “For we are God’s poetry.” Eph 2:10 Imagine for a moment, what would it mean for your life if you found out God was a poet?  Did you know that is exactly … read on

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Ventures in Discipleship courses announced

McPherson College has announced its 2015-2016 Ventures in Christian Discipleship course offerings, which include everything from dealing with grief to trends in worship, from the use of technology to human justice issues, and some courses are now available for CEU credit. Ventures courses offer high-quality instruction at a reasonable cost. The goal of the program … read on