Transformation Vision Team


Update! Western Plains Nigeria Crisis Fund Goal

Update on February 10, 2017: Great News! We have now reached $166,305 in donations to the Nigeria Crisis Fund! This is 83% of our goal of $200,000. In 2016 we donated $72,363 which was 36% of our goal and we have only 17% remaining. This is about half of a year at the 2016 giving … read on



Anger has been on my mind a lot lately. What has triggered those thoughts could be so many things.

Womens Retreat

District Women’s Retreat 2017

Western Plains District Women’s Retreat will be held March 31-April 2 at the Cross Wind Conference Center in Hesston, Kan. The theme will focus on “The Tie That Binds.” The retreat flyer, registration form, and schedule can be downloaded below: Retreat Flyer Registration Form Tentative Schedule Early registration is needed by March 1, since that … read on

CRT Minutes - 1/8/17

CRT Minutes – 1/8/17

CRT meeting minutes from 1/8/17 teleconference. In attendance: Dale Minnich, Gloria Price, Wylene Lengel Absent: Deb Tuttle, Anna Mae Achilles, Terri Torres, Barbara Flory Dale reported the men’s retreat plans are underway and they will put out info for publicizing the event. Gloria reported that she attended the area rally and is working on getting … read on

CRT Minutes - 12/18/16

CRT Minutes – 12/18/16

Callers: Barbara Flory, Wylene Lengel Email updates sent by Dale Minnich, Deb Tuttle, Terri Torres Absent:  Gloria Price, Anna Mae Achilles Barbara reported that she still needs some slots filled for the women’s retreat, but is making progress. Wylene reported that Jenny Stover Brown will be the children’s coordinator for The Gathering. For District Conference, … read on

Camp Mt. Hermon Cooks needed for Sr. High Camp

Camp Mt. Hermon Cooks needed for Sr. High Camp

Additional cooks are needed to work with Hazel Lauver for Camp Mt. Hermon’s Senior High Camp June 4-10, 2017. If you have interest or questions, call Hazel at 913-406-2650. And thank you for passing this along to others who might have interest!



The weather report is absolutely iffy! Snow might be in the forecast for tomorrow, or not. If it does snow, it might be just one to three inches. It might also rain first, which might then turn into ice on the roads. Oh dear? How to plan? As I pondered these weather possibilities, my mind … read on

Next Leadership Training scheduled for February, focused on

Next Leadership Training scheduled for February, focused on “Grounded in God”

Please join us for the Church of the Brethren Western Plains District’s Leadership Training for ALL church leaders! February 19-22, 2017 Heartland Center for Spirituality, Dominican Convent, Great Bend, Kan.


Eleven travel to Lybrook for building service project and much more

Eleven Brethren from the Western Plains District traveled to Lybrook Communities Ministries Oct. 16-22 to help build a house for Marlene Thomas and a hogan for Grandma Rose. But our rich week included much more than physical building.

2017 summer camp dates now available

2017 summer camp dates now available

It’s not too early to put summer camp on your 2017 calendar! Dates are now available on the District online calendar and a schedule can be downloaded from the Outdoor Ministries page. Find further information at our camps’ websites: