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Reflections from the Leadership Team

Looking Back, Looking Forward . . . Ah, yes. Early December. We’re in that annual in-between time. Thanksgiving is behind us, a time when we’ve paused with gratitude for what we have been given, and now we are entering Advent when we look ahead to things new. Transitional times are both challenging and an opportunity … read on

Women's Retreat

March 3-5, 2023Heartland Center for Spirituality3600 Broadway Ave.Great Bend, KS Theme: A Journey Through Song   Women’s Retreat will be held at the Heartland Center for Spirituality in Great Bend, Kansas. The theme will be “A Journey Though Song,” and it will be held both in person and virtually. Please be on the look out … read on

District YouTube Channel

Click here to be taken to the Western Plains District YouTube Channel      

Printed Materials

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Pastor-Leader Training

SAVE THE DATE: February 10-11, 2023 Please join us for the Western Plains District’s Leadership Training for pastors AND lay church leaders!

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!

Please click to go to the District YouTube channel   You may click on “subscribe” at the bottom right of the screen to ensure you receive other videos as they become available. This does not cost you a thing! Thank you for supporting the Church of the Brethren in Western Plains!        



September 4-8, 2023 Lake Junaluska, NC  “God is doing a new thing!” Isaiah 43:19 “See, I am doing a new thing!     Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness     and streams in the wasteland.” (NIV) Theme Statement A lot has happened in the world since we … read on

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