Transformation Vision Team

CRT Minutes - 2/12/17

CRT Minutes – 2/12/17

Meeting – Feb 12 at 4 pm via telephone conference Members present: Anna Mae Achilles, Barbara Flory, Wylene Lengel, Terri Torres, Debra Tuttle The meeting started with a brief update from team members about what is going on in their lives. Barb gave an update on the women’s retreat. She has women to lead the … read on

Plan now for the 2017 Projects Unlimited Auction

Plan now for the 2017 Projects Unlimited Auction

Plan now to make an items or items for the Projects Unlimited Auction to be held Saturday night at District Conference. Suggested items are paintings or drawings, handmade quilts, lap blankets or pot holders, home made jellies, salsas or cookies, hand crafted wooden toys, photographs, knitted hats or scarves.  The list is endless.  Also, consider … read on


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.