Western Plains District has set a goal of giving $200,000 to the Nigeria Crisis Fund. Individuals and churches are invited to contribute as they feel led to share their resources. So far we have given $126,000 starting in 2014 with just under $74,000 to go to meet our goal.
Greetings to everyone in Western Plains and beyond! Although it is coming up soon, it’s not too late to begin thinking about how you and your congregation could promote and celebrate Peace Day 2016 on September 21. The theme for this year is “Called to Build Peace” and you can find lots of helpful information … read on
Take a look at the opportunities to volunteer this fall with Brethren Disaster Ministries (BDM). Your gifts of talent and time are needed, most urgently to finish up a project in Loveland, Colo. Read on to learn more and contact Western Plains District Disaster Ministries Coordinators Susan and Bud Taylor with you interest!
Babies are delightful!! Oh yes, I know they cry and they pee and they poop. I have had two of them myself! However, when they are dry and fed and happy, they are so much fun to watch and to make faces at! And what is more, as they grow a bit, they are, above … read on
The next Ventures in Christian Discipleship workshop through McPherson College will take place September 10 and will feature leadership by Josh Brockway, who serves as director for spiritual life and discipleship for the Church of the Brethren, who will present “Congregational Ethics: Patterns of Healthy Communities.” This webinar is a great opportunity to look deeper … read on
Another successful auction was held at District Conference this year. The grand total in gifts to our outreach programs was $6271.
The Gathering 2016, “You Are Loved”, is coming up October 28–30. The early bird deadline is October 17. Read on for more information!
Camp Mt. Hermon Family Camp is coming up September 9-11 and registration is open! Download more information and the registration form here. If you have any questions, contact LaDonna Hartman. Here contact information can be found on the first page of the registration form.
Family Camp is coming up quickly at Camp Colorado! Download registration and contact information here.
The pre-conference workshop at District Conference will feature “The Cosmic Walk”, which Sister Lucy Slinger of the Franciscan Sisters of Perpetual Adoration, La Crosse, Wisconsin.