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Called to Build Peace–Peace Day 2016

Greetings to everyone in Western Plains and beyond! Although it is coming up soon, it’s not too late to begin thinking about how you and your congregation could promote and celebrate Peace Day 2016 on September 21. The theme for this year is “Called to Build Peace” and you can find lots of helpful information … read on

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Disaster Ministries Opportunities at Loveland, Lybrook, Nigeria

Take a look at the opportunities to volunteer this fall with Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM). Your gifts of talent and time are needed, most urgently to finish up a project in Loveland, Colo. Read on to learn more and contact Western Plains District Disaster Ministries Coordinators Susan and Bud Taylor with you interest!

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Next Ventures workshop to focus on “Congregational Ethics: Patterns of Healthy Communities”

The next Ventures in Christian Discipleship workshop through McPherson College will take place September 10 and will feature leadership by Josh Brockway, who serves as director for spiritual life and discipleship for the Church of the Brethren, who will present “Congregational Ethics: Patterns of Healthy Communities.” This webinar is a great opportunity to look deeper … read on

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Register for The Gathering 2016!

The Gathering 2016, “You Are Loved”, is coming up October 28–30. The early bird deadline is October 17. Read on for more information!

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Family Camp at Camp Mt. Hermon

Camp Mt. Hermon Family Camp is coming up September 9-11 and registration is open! Download more information and the registration form here. If you have any questions, contact LaDonna Hartman. Here contact information can be found on the first page of the registration form.

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District Conference calls Western Plains to respond to Nigeria crisis

District Conference is challenging the Western Plains District to provide at least $200,000 to the crisis among our Nigerian brothers and sisters, where the militant group Boko Haram is burning church buildings and killing pastors and church leaders and many other Christian and Muslim civilians.