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Financial overview and reporting, property management, risk management, supervision of Treasurer and Financial Secretary, and stewardship education.

Team Members: Les Shenefelt (Chair), Living Light of Peace; David Sampson, Hutchinson; Dave Smith, Hutchinson; Lauren Worley, Wichita

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I was just thinking….

I WAS JUST THINKING . . . Who was St. Patrick?  I probably should have written this in March!  However, I just now got around to it!  So often we think of St. Patrick as a little green man who liked clover!  And maybe he drank green Irish beer! 

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6th Annual Peace Camp

The 6th annual Peace Camp will be held at the Hutchinson Community Church of the Brethren on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Children ages 4 through grade 6 are invited to attend.

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Travel Scholarships for Annual Conference

If you are a congregation in Western Plains sending a delegate to Annual Conference this summer in Grand Rapids, MI  you are eligible to fill out a request for a $150 Travel Scholarship!  Click on the following link to access this form.  Please be sure to return this form to the Annual Conference office before … read on

CRT Minutes - 4/9/17

CRT Minutes – 4/9/17

Teleconference at 4 pm April 9 Members attending: Wylene Lengel, Gloria Price Members absent: Anna Mae Achilles, Dale Minnich, Deb Tuttle, Terri Torres Gloria opened the meeting with devotions. Terri sent an update on the women’s retreat: Womens’ Retreat Summary – 2017 The 2017 Western Plains District Womens’ Retreat was enjoyed by nearly 70 women … read on

I was just thinking...

I was just thinking…

The other night, at our Thursday Night Bible Study, we came across a remarkable chapter in the book we are studying, which is called Rediscover Jesus.  The chapter of the book was entitled, “Transformation.”

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A greeting from your District Moderator

To the Churches of the Western Plains District Greetings in the name of Jesus Christ. I am looking forward to our meeting together at District Conference in McPherson July 28-30, 2017. The theme for conference this year is: “Worship the Lord in the splendor of his holiness” found in Psalm 96:9a and a few other … read on

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Opportunity to Serve through literature

The work-camp ministry is holding a book drive for Flint, MI. We are going on a work-camp there this summer and plan to distribute books on the 4th of July. The water crisis impacted all areas of life, including literacy. Since the ingestion of lead in children can negatively affect mental and physical development, many … read on

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Pre-Conference Pastor/Leader Training Event

Join us for Western Plains District’s Leadership Training for pastors AND lay church leaders pre-district conference event! When:  July 27-28, 2017 Where:  McPherson CoB Social Room (basement)                                                  McPherson, KS More Info:  … read on

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“Risk Hope”-April Bible Study with AC Moderator Carol Scheppard

Link to the Moderator’s Monthly Bible Studies:                                  http://www.brethren.org/ac/2017/bible-study/ April 2017 God Lives! Now Repent and Be Faithful Scriptures for study: Zechariah 1:1-6 Jeremiah 29:1-14 “Risk Hope”, the 2017 Annual Conference theme, emerges as a recurring chorus from an Old Testament saga of tragedy and … read on

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Congregations invited to contribute to Annual Conference collage

The 2016 Annual Conference theme is “Carry the Light.” Program and Arrangements Committee is inviting all congregations to send creative pictures of different ministries from your church – the choir, the youth activities, mission work, fundraising events, fellowship, etc. that show how your congregation carries the light of Christ. We would like to develop a … read on