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Disaster Relief Opportunities in Colorado

Western Plains has another opportunity to serve in Colorado where severe flooding occurred  in Sept. 2013.  Our week is June 28-July 3. Please prayerfully consider this and share with others you may have interest.

Outdoor Ministries Connection meets in Texas

Outdoor Ministries Connection meets in Texas

On March 10–13, the Outdoor Ministries Connection met at Camp Capers, an Episcopalian center in Waring, Texas. Jan Gilbert Hurst, McPherson, Kan., represented the Outdoor Ministries Association of the Church of the Brethren at this meeting.

Register for summer camp!

Register for summer camp!

With the first camp session starting May 29, the summer camp season will be upon us before we know it! Register soon!

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Maintenance position open at Camp Colorado

Camp Colorado is in need of some help this summer. We are looking for a full time maintenance worker. This person must be able to do physical labor without limitations, help with mowing, trimming and at times be able to run a chainsaw. They also need to have basic plumbing, carpentry, and electrical skills.

Peace Retreat 2016

Peace Retreat 2016

Unfortunately, due to conflicts with scheduling, the District Peace Retreat for Sr. High youth/young adults that was being planned for next summer at Camp Colorado has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for any information on future possibilities.

Urgent disaster response opportunity in Colorado

Urgent disaster response opportunity in Colorado

A new Brethren Disaster Ministries site is opening in Greeley, Colo. in mid-May, and Western Plains District has been ask to line up volunteers for the week of May 17-23.  We do not know exactly what the work will be this first week but we do need an assistant cook. PLEASE ANNOUNCE THIS IN YOUR … read on

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Camp Mt. Hermon Board Meeting and Work Days

Save-the-date for the May board meeting and Camp Work Weekend. (Read more of the Board’s March 14 meeting.)

I WAS JUST THINKING...

I WAS JUST THINKING…

Oh yes, Zaccheus was a wee little man, at least if that is the song you learned about the story found in Luke 19:1-10! One might picture him as a short little peacock who could not see Jesus. So he climbed a tree, perhaps congratulating himself on getting the best seat in the house without … read on

Register soon for Men's Retreat

Register soon for Men’s Retreat

Western Plains District Men’s Retreat will be held April 17-18 at the Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend, Kan. The theme will be “Calling Disciples,” based on Luke 11:9, which will be led by Steve Crain, associate professor of philosophy and religion at McPherson College. Please register by Friday, April 3.

Congregational Resourcing Team Minutes 2/19/15

Congregational Resourcing Team Minutes 2/19/15

Minutes from the February, 19, Thursday 7 pm conference call Gloria Price, Judy Wrightsman, Wylene Lengel, Beverly Minnich, Dale Minnich were in attendance. Cathy Patrick and Joanna Smith were absent. Beverly shared a devotion and opened the meeting with prayer. Wylene told the group to begin working on your job descriptions/gifts for the Discernment team. … read on