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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

Jesus In The Neighborhood

We are a New Testament people. That means that Jesus is the center.

Peace Corner

This ‘Way,’ the mission of what it means to be a group of people following Jesus, our mission, is what the church must consider as we reimagine what it means to be church in our world today.

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      

What’s the point of a focus group?

You may have been hearing about focus group meetings being held around the district. Three have been completed, three are yet to go. If your congregation has already been represented at one of these meetings, thank you for participating. If you’ve not yet been involved, look for an opportunity at Holmesville (May 21) Olathe (May … read on

District Focus Groups

Western Plains District Church of the Brethren Opportunities to participate . . . to be part of our planning Focus group conversations about the future of our district Through May and early June, we are holding conversations in churches around the district led by members of a team we’ve called the “DnA Team.” That somewhat … read on

Printed Materials

Please consider the environment before printing any materials. Thank you!!           

Reflections from the Leadership Team

Whose View . . . Toward What Horizon? The last three weeks I’ve been trying what I hope will become a periodic pattern for the year – traveling to churches other than my own for a Sunday gathering and worship experience. Whenever I do that, I almost always learn something, and it’s usually good. Moderator … read on

Reflections from the Leadership Team

We’re probably all familiar with the Sesame Street game “how are these things alike, how are they different?” What does that have to do with your Western Plains Leadership Team, you ask? With the exception of only three members (including ex-officio), the LT is the exact same people as it was last year, many of … read on