Transformation Vision Team

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!

I WAS JUST THINKING...

I WAS JUST THINKING…

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.

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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: www.campcolorado.org www.campmthermon.net

nigeria-crisis-fund-update

Update! Western Plains Nigeria Crisis Fund Goal

Update on November 18, 2016: We have increased our donation to the Nigeria Crisis Fund by $4,920 in the month of October. This is 2.5% of our $200,000 goal. Total Western Plains giving is $153,184 which is 76.5% of the goal. Let’s keep Nigeria in our thoughts and prayers as we prepare for the season … read on

I WAS JUST THINKING...

I WAS JUST THINKING…

The October 12 edition of the Christian Century was entitled Fall Books. When I began reading it, I will admit I was overwhelmed!  The number of books listed, the range of subjects that were presented, and the depth of research and thinking that was evident in this list was out of this world!

CRT Meeting Minutes - 9/17/16

CRT Meeting Minutes – 9/17/16

  The team met in person in Garden City as part of the TVT yearly retreat on Sept 17. In attendance: Barb Flory Anna Mae Achilles Deb Tuttle Gloria Price Wylene Lengel We discussed roles and agreed that Anna Mae Achilles would work with Barb Flory for women’s retreat planning and advisement. Deb Tuttle and … read on

Western Plains young adults begin work in BVS

Western Plains young adults begin work in BVS

Three young adults from Western Plains District completed their BVS orientation in September and have begun volunteer work across the country: Emmy Goering and Helen Ullom-Minnich of the McPherson (Kan.) congregation and Travis Therrien of the Tok’ahookaadi congregation in Cuba, N.M. Click here to learn more about their project sites and work. Please keep these … read on