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Reflections from the Leadership Team

Behaving our way out of dilemma Management guru Stephen Covey is credited with the assertion that you can’t talk your way out of a problem that you behaved your way into. Interesting observation. I was recently given an article titled “How to Turn Any Disagreement into a Nasty Fight in Your Congregation.”[1] It was a … read on

Women’s Retreat

Photo by Maksym Kaharlytskyi on Unsplash   Save the Date! March 3-5, 2023Heartland Center for Spirituality3600 Broadway Ave.Great Bend, KS Theme: MUSIC More information coming soon!    

District YouTube Channel

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Pastor-Leader Training

SAVE THE DATE: February 10-11, 2023 Due to scheduling conflicts, the anticipated virtual retreat kick-off event using The Gospel Next Door: Following Jesus Right Where You Are as a resource did not materialize. The good news?

Denominational Compelling Vision Statement

At the 2021 Annual Conference of the Church of the Brethren, a Compelling Vision was adopted. To learn more about this statement and the scriptural references behind it, please click here.             

NEW District YouTube Channel!

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Covid-19 District Response

Due to an unprecedented pandemic with covid-19, our district leadership, in conjunction with other district and ecumenical entities, and along with current CDC recommendations, have made the difficult decision to either cancel or go online for all district events for the remainder of 2020.

District Men’s Retreat

Western Plains District Men’s Retreat will be held March 27-28, 2020 at the Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend, Kan. The theme is 2020 Vision for Mission and will be hosted by the men of the McPherson Church of the Brethren Where there is no vision, the people perish. . . ~Proverbs 29:18   Cost is $70/person … read on

Women’s Retreat

Western Plains District Women’s Retreat will be held April 17-19, 2020 at the Crosswinds Conference Center in Hesston, Kan. Plan now to attend a wonderful retreat sponsored by the First Central and Olathe Churches! Women’s Retreat Brochure-Registration

Jr. High Youth Rally

The District Jr. High Youth Rally will be held once again at Community CoB in Hutchinson (1600 N. Severance St. Hutchinson, Kan.), beginning at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, April 12 and going through noon on Sunday, April 14.