Transformation Vision Team

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

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.

I WAS JUST THINKING...

I WAS JUST THINKING…

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.