To all the Churches in Western Plains, Greetings & Blessings from your 2016 District Conference Moderator!!
Western Plains District Women’s Retreat will be held April 8-10 at the Cross Wind Conference Center in Hesston Kan. Tara Hornbacker, Professor of Ministry Formation, Evangelism, and Missional Leadership at Bethany Theological Seminary, always wanted to have her own Christian cooking show on TV. Now you can join her as a studio audience for the … read on
Congregational Resourcing Team Meeting – Oct. 11, 2015 at 4 pm
Michael Himlie of Harmony Minn. is a former McPherson College student. While in McPherson he also ministered with the Buckeye congregation as well as worked with the youth at the McPherson congregation. Michael and a friend will soon be embarking on a bike road trip to raise funds for Christian Peacemaker Teams. To learn more, … read on
The Western Plains District office has moved to a new location. Still located on the main level of Miller Library on the McPherson (Kan.) College campus, we are 20 feet south of our previous location in southeast corner of the library just beyond the circulation desk. It is a beautiful space…with outside windows (!), which … read on
Witness the grandeur of the mountains! They soar and sing their song of magnificence! Stand under a waterfall! It splashes the wonder of God onto your waiting skin! Listen to the quiet or the crashing tones of a symphony orchestra! Somehow, some way, the music takes one to places of new joy, new insight, new … read on
Alan Stucky, pastor of the Wichita First congregation, was ordained to ministry in the Church of the Brethren on September 27. Prayers and blessings to Alan in his continuing ministry.
“So he [Jesus Christ] came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near…” (Ephesians 2: 17 NRSV) For over a decade I have been in conversation with a brother in Christ who leads a small congregation in Chernigov, Ukraine. Brother Alexandr Zazhytko (Brother Alex) and I have … read on
You are invited to join Drs. Herb and Jeanne Smith of McPherson College on their annual trip to the New Jerusalem of Africa, Lalibela, Ethiopia.
At the 2016 District Conference one of our keynote speakers will be Sister Lucy Slinger, a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration based out of La Crosse, Wisconsin and an ecological advocate.