District Conference

District Conference 2023

Join in July 21 to 23 and… “Make My Joy Complete” Calendar of events: (information available as of February 24, 2023) Join in July 20 for preconference education and insight with Stan Dueck into our compelling vision “Jesus in the Neighborhood” Join in July 21 for worship with Moderator Bob Batesfor Minister and Guest Dinner … read on

A Word from the District Moderator

In the words of Paul, written more than once, grace to you and peace from God our Father and the Lord Jesus Christ.  What challenging years we have faced as a body of Christ.  I am reminded of 1 Corinthians 12:26, “If one part suffers, every part suffers with it.” (NIV) How many of us … read on

District Conference

District Conference will be held again this year on the campus of McPherson College and the McPherson Church of the Brethren. Our Conference Theme is Seek First the Kingdom, based on Matthew 6:33 Click Here for more details and for Registration Forms Registration deadline is Monday, July 8

2018 Moderator Letter

District Conference will be held July 27-29, 2018 on the McPherson College campus once again. Please read the following letter from our District Moderator, Jane Flora-Swick.   Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, “I give God thanks for each of you and your partnership in the ministry of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.” As your … read on

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

2017 Projects Unlimited Auction

Plan now to create your homemade crafts, woodworking projects, photography, artwork, jewelry, quilts, lap blankets or other creative works for the Projects Unlimited Auction.  The auction will be held as part of the Western Plains district annual conference on July 29, 2017.  Proceeds from the sold donations will go to district missions including church camps, … read on

District Children's Coordinator Opening

District Children’s Coordinator Opening

Do you have an enthusiasm for the Christian growth and development of children? Are you being called to utilize your creativity, organizational and leadership skills in a new way? We are currently seeking applications for the District Children’s Coordinator.

A Letter from the Moderator

District Conference Theme for 2019: “Seek first the kingdom…”   Dear Sisters and Brothers of the Western Plains District, Grace and peace to you in the name of the One Who is, Who was and Who is to come–even Jesus Christ our Lord!

Building bridges with Ukrainian Brethren

Building bridges with Ukrainian Brethren

“So he [Jesus Christ] came and proclaimed peace to you who were far off and peace to those who were near…” (Ephesians 2: 17  NRSV) For over a decade I have been in conversation with a brother in Christ who leads a small congregation in Chernigov, Ukraine. Brother Alexandr Zazhytko (Brother Alex) and I have … read on

Moderator invites preparation for District Conference 2016

Moderator invites preparation for District Conference 2016

At the 2016 District Conference one of our keynote speakers will be Sister Lucy Slinger, a Franciscan Sister of Perpetual Adoration based out of La Crosse, Wisconsin and an ecological advocate.