Transformation Training

Coaching network, pastor/leader training, and Gathering events

Team Members: Darrell Barr (Chair), Osage; Leslie Frye, Monitor; Keith Funk, Quinter; John Hoffman, Monitor; Sandee Kitzel, Bethel CO; Dale Minnich, Newton.

Next Leadership Training scheduled for February, focused on

Next Leadership Training scheduled for February, focused on “Grounded in God”

Please join us for the Church of the Brethren Western Plains District’s Leadership Training for ALL church leaders! February 19-22, 2017 Heartland Center for Spirituality, Dominican Convent, Great Bend, Kan.

Save the Date: Leadership Training

Save the Date: Leadership Training

Save the date for the next Western Plains Leadership Training scheduled for Sunday, February 19 – Wednesday, February 22, 2017 at the Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend.

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Register Soon for The Gathering 2016!

The Gathering 2016, “You Are Loved”, is coming up October 28–30. The early bird deadline is this Monday, October 17. Register soon! Read on for more information.

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Next Leadership Training Scheduled as Pre-Conference Event

Please join us for Western Plains District’s Leadership Training for pastors AND lay church leaders Pre-District Conference event! July 28-29, 2016, McPherson Church of the Brethren, McPherson, KS

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Leadership Training registration deadline February 8

Please join us for Western Plains District’s Leadership Training for pastors AND lay church leaders! February 21-24, 2016 Heartland Center for Spirituality, Dominican Convent, Great Bend, Kan. RSVP by Monday, February 8

Gathering 2015 coming soon!

Gathering 2015 coming soon!

October 30 is when it all begins! We gather for inspiration, training, renewing and building new friendship and just plain good times!

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February Leadership Training details available, RSVP by Jan. 26

“Be strong and courageous; do not be frightened or dismayed, for the Lord your God is with you wherever you go.” – Joshua 1:9 Please join us for Western Plains District’s Leadership Training for pastors AND lay church leaders! February 8-11, 2015 Heartland Center for Spirituality, Dominican Convent, Great Bend, Kan.

Leadership training to feature Jeff Bach

Leadership training to feature Jeff Bach

Western Plains’ 2015 winter Leadership Training has been scheduled for February 9-10, to take place at the Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend, Kan.

Resources for congregational vitality

Resources for congregational vitality

The Western Plains District Transformation Training Team is continuing its work of providing guidance and resources for congregational renewal to the congregations of our district. This past year, a large number of our congregations participated in KonXion (“Connection”). There was mutual encouragement for these congregations in taking the opportunity to celebrate their stories and their … read on

KonXions in Western Plains

KonXions in Western Plains

From Nov/Dec 2013 issue of The Shepherd’s Voice KonXions is coming! Congregations from Western Plains (and a couple from neighboring districts) are hard at work right now considering their invitation to participate in a congregational visit exchange planned for this Spring. Participating congregations will be paired and each will prepare to receive a visit from … read on