District News & Announcements – February 2020

District News & Announcements

February 2020

“District News and Announcements” is a monthly e-newsletter for members and friends of the Church of the Brethren in the Northern Plains District.  District Leaders, Commissions, Committees, and those doing special ministries share information on programs and activities.  Local churches share news and invitations.  Send submissions by February 23rd for inclusion in next month’s newsletter to Hannah Button-Harrison, Director of Communications, communications@nplains.org.

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In this issue

  1. In our Prayers: A Letter from the Himlie Family
  2. District Executive Sabbath Renewal Plan 2020
  3. Continuing Education Courses
  4. Faithful Readiness Workshop in Ames: March 5
  5. Western Plains Men’s Retreat: March 27-28
  6. Shawn Kirchner and the LA Master Chorale in Iowa City: March 28
  7. Nurture Commission Announcement: Youth and Young Adult Scholarships
  8. Camp Pine Lake: Dates & Employment Opportunities
  9. Message from the Moderator
  10. Holiness in our Midst – On Stewardship
  11. Leadership Development Musings
  12. District Peace & Justice Commission
  13. Dr. Tod Bolsinger & Dr. Michael Gorman to speak at 2020 Annual Conference
  14. Moderator Paul Mundey’s “Trail Thoughts”
  15. Global Women’s Project Resources
  16. Congregational Newsletters
Quick info

Calendar of Events | District Staff & Leadership Contacts | Documents & Resources

Banner photo: August 16, 1990 – Two young pastors in Northern Plains District, Tim and Mary Jane Button-Harrison, in front of a red horse trailer belonging to Fred and Dee Reynolds.  All their worldly possessions are In that trailer as they are being moved from Panora, IA, where they had been serving as student pastors, to Ankeny, IA where they have been called to serve as Co-Pastors of the Ankeny Church of the Brethren.”   Photo taken by Dee Reynolds. Send in your photos for future newsletters! Email communications@nplains.org.

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