District Newsletter

The Shepherd’s Voice is the monthly newsletter
published by the Western Plains District Office.

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. Registration Form: Please read first page instructions carefully, as some new sections have been added to the … read on

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

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…

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

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

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

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

First Aid volunteers needed for Annual Conference

ARE YOU A DR, NURSE PRACTITIONER, RN, LPN, OR EMT? The First Aid Office at Annual Conference in Tampa is looking for  DR.’s, RN’s, LPN’s and EMT’s who would be willing to volunteer a few hours during Annual Conference this summer.  Kathi Horrell is coordinating the First Aid Office this summer in Tampa and would … read on

Disaster Relief Opportunities in Colorado

Western Plains has another opportunity to serve in Colorado where severe flooding occurred  in Sept. 2013.  Our week is June 28-July 3. Please prayerfully consider this and share with others you may have interest. Bud and I will be going, and we need 13 others to join us.  We will likely take a van from … read on

NOAC bus being planned for Western Plains

Plan now to attend National Older Adult Conference to be held Sept. 7-11, 2015 at Luke Junaluska, NC. For registration, lodging, and meal information, go to www.brethren.org/NOAC . A bus from Western Plains will leave McPherson for NOAC Sunday, September 6 and picking up along the way to Kansas City and St. Louis arriving at … read on