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, Dave Smith – Hutchinson, David Sampson – Hutchinson, Philip Stover – McPherson, Noel Ditmars – Holmesville, Diane Mason, Interim Treasurer – Monitor (Ex-Officio)

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

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.             

Gathering Celebration Banquet

YOU ARE INVITED! The Gathering Celebration Team would like to invite you to a Celebration Banquet at the Cedars on July 23rd beginning at 5:30 pm. This banquet is to recognize those that worked so hard to envision transformation in Western Plains, as well as making the Gathering an event that everyone could attend and … read on

Annual Conference

Annual Conference will be completely online this year! June 30-July 4 Please click here for Registration  

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!        

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.



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

Advent Blessings from the District Office

Please click on the link below! Advent Blessings