Congregational Resourcing

Congregational life needs, including youth program, disaster response, BVS promotion, peace advocacy, Christian education, men/women’s retreats, deacon ministry.

Team Members: Chair Position Vacant,  Anna Marie Achilles-Quinter, Shana Leck-Monitor, Gloria Price-Independence, Nancy Reynolds-First Central, Dale Minnich-Newton, Debra Tuttle-Prairie View, Terri Torres-Hutchinson

Projects Unlimited Auction - 2015

Projects Unlimited Auction – 2015

Projects Unlimited Auction 2015 – Results

CRT Meeting Minutes - 9/13/15

CRT Meeting Minutes – 9/13/15

Congregational Resourcing Team Meeting – Sept. 13, 2015 at 4 pm

Matching funds available for gifts to EYN

Matching funds available for gifts to EYN

The Western Plains Brethren Disaster Ministries team would like to give $5000 in matching funds to EYN this next year. The first $5,000 in gifts from Western Plains District congregations and individuals will be matched, i.e. doubled!

Return trip to Colorado planned for Brethren Disaster Ministries

Return trip to Colorado planned for Brethren Disaster Ministries

Western Plains had a successful trip to the Brethren Disaster Ministries  worksite in Colorado earlier this summer, and a return trip is planned the week of November 29.

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Next Brethren Disaster Ministries Trip

The Western Plains Brethren Disaster Ministries trip to Greeley, Colo. was a huge success! Western Plains’ coordinators Bud and Susan Taylor have taken a leap of faith and signed up for another week later this year: November 29 – December 5.

Congregational Resourcing Team Minutes 3/26/15

Congregational Resourcing Team Minutes 3/26/15

Minutes for March 26, 2015, 6:30 pm In attendance: Beverly and Dale Minnich, Judy Wrightsman, Joanna Smith and Wylene Lengel; Absent: Cathy Patrick, Gloria Price A short devotion and prayer was led by Wylene. The team selected Ephesians 4:12 “Why is it that he gives us these special abilities to do certain things best? It … read on

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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.

Peace Retreat 2016 canceled

Peace Retreat 2016 canceled

Unfortunately, due to conflicts with scheduling, the District Peace Retreat for Sr. High youth/young adults that was being planned for next summer at Camp Colorado has been cancelled. Please stay tuned for any information on future possibilities.

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

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.