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Ministry Update

Ministry Update

Barbara Avent was ordained to ministry on May 24. She is a member of the Prince of Peace Church of the Brethren in Littleton Colo. Barbara ministers through her Beloved Community Ministry, which includes working with students at Aurora Central High School as Co-site Coordinator for Agape Satyagraha curriculum from On Earth Peace and teaching … read on

I WAS JUST THINKING...

I WAS JUST THINKING…

I was just thinking about nothing at all. For this afternoon, I was in a fog of unknowing that was not producing anything of substance. No idea, no great new thought came to my mind to share with you. Then, I wondered, what if I wrote about nothing at all? What if I took on … read on

Rememberance of Gerald Neher

Rememberance of Gerald Neher

Gerald Neher (84), member of the McPherson (Kan.) congregation, died on May 25. He and his wife Lois were Church of the Brethren mission workers in Nigeria 1954-1968, serving in Chibok and at Kulp Bible School. While at Chibok, they helped expand the size of the school building, making it possible for the first girls … read on

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District Conference registration now open

Registration information is now available for District Conference to be held July 31-August 2 in McPherson, Kan. We look forward to seeing you! All are welcome! Download the conference registration forms here. Registration deadline is Monday, July 13. Please note: In addition to the Children’s Registration form a Medical Record/Permission Form needs to be filled … read on

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Camp Colorado annual meeting

The Board of Directors of the Brethren Leadership Foundation, Inc. (dba Camp Colorado) announces its annual meeting to be held Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 7 PM Mountain Time at Camp Colorado, 238 N. County Highway 67, Sedalia, Colorado 80135.  At the meeting the following persons will be nominated for a three-year term on the … read on

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Camp Mt. Hermon report

Dear Western Plains, I’m simply blown away by the turnout at this weekend’s camp opening and board/trustee meeting. It was a fantabulous time! Much was accomplished. Bear in mind, however, that there is still much to do in terms of getting ready for campers! Here are some highlights of the weekend: By our count, a … read on

I WAS JUST THINKING...

I WAS JUST THINKING…

The music was so poignant that I got tears in my eyes. “Crying ‘Jesus help me,’” made my very skin crawl and my determination to do something about it get far more advanced than it had been. I was listening to a selection that the East Hill Singers had on their program, a piece called … read on

Prayer Concerns

Prayer Concerns

A recent visitor to Lisa Hazen indicates that the rapid progress of her early onset Alzheimer’s continues and has moved into the stage of physical challenges. Her family continues their concern and care. Let us add our prayers and hold Lisa in the love and light of the God she served and loves so fervently … read on

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District camps workcamp weekends

The Summer Camp Season is almost here! Attend a workcamp weekend to help our District camps get ready! Camp Colorado: May 22-25 Work Camp Weekend is rapidly approaching for Camp Colorado!  We’ll be gathering on Friday, May 22nd and working through Monday, the 25th. We provide the meals and the tools. You provide the big … read on

Childcare at DC

Volunteers needed at District Conference

There is always a great need for volunteer help with children’s activities and childcare at District Conference, which will be held in McPherson, Kan. July 31-August 2.  The children’s activities and childcare coordinator Laura Snyder is seeking help with nursery care as well as the older age groups. Please share this with others in your … read on