Transformation Vision Team

Maintenance position open at Camp Colorado

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.

New survival camp

New “On the Edge” survival camp in August

This year the Outdoor Ministries Team (OMT) offers a new experience for campers: “On the Edge” Survival Camp. This session will be held August 2–7, 2015 at Camp Mt. Hermon and limited to 12 campers (half girls, half boys) who have completed grades 7 to 10.

Men's Retreat at Great Bend

Men’s Retreat at Great Bend

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.



To quote the Apostle Paul, “ I do not understand my own actions. For I do not do what I want, but I do the very thing I hate.” (Romans 7:15 NRSV) That may be the most honest and touching statement made by a Biblical writer. And we may be able to relate to that, at … read on

Women's Retreat 2015 in Colorado

Women’s Retreat 2015 in Colorado

Western Plains District Women’s Retreat will be held April 10-12 at the Presbyterian Highlands Camp in Allenspark, Colo. The theme will be “Fully Awake and Truly Alive: How to Incorporate Spiritual Practices into our Busy Lives,” which will be led by the Rev. Jane Vennard, John Wesley Iliff Senior Adjunct Instructor in spirituality at the … read on

Ministry Updates

Ministry Updates

Joshua Leck was ordained to ministry on Dec. 28 after completing the Education for Shared Ministries (EFSM) program.

Camp changes for web

District camp schedules reconfigured

The Outdoor Ministries Team (OMT) looks forward to fun, well-led, and spirit-filled camps for the children of Western Plains district in 2015. Download the camp schedule here. We have some changes this year that parents and campers alike will want to know about.


Jr. High Rally: Celebrating God’s creation through art and creativity

It’s that time of year again to Save the Date for the Jr. High Youth Rally for youth and their friends in 6th, 7th, and 8th grades. It will be held March 20th – 22nd at the Community Church of the Brethren in Hutchinson, Kan. Download the flyer and registration form.



“I will change your name. You shall no longer be called ‘wounded.’ ‘outcast,’ ‘lonely,’ or ‘afraid.’” What a promise!

DC2015 blocks

Represent your church in the district quilt

These are the gorgeous quilt blocks that have come in from Western Plains churches for the 2015 quilt to be auctioned at District Conference!