2023 District Conference


You are important to our Northern Plains District

May be an image of candle, fire and text

2023 District Conference, August 4 – 6
South Waterloo Church of the Brethren
Theme: “LOVE – There is More Love Somewhere”

Moderator: Barbara Wise Lewczak

Worship service speakers:
Friday evening – Moderator Barbara Wise Lewczak
Saturday evening – a group of variety of ages for a special service 
Sunday morning – Annual Conference Moderator, Madalyn Metzger

The planning committee is hard at work planning the
schedule/activities for our 2023 District Conference. Please mark these dates on your calendar
and stay tuned for more information to come!

Theme logo created by: Joanna Erbaugh (used with permission)

Delegate Certification and Registration process for District Conference…

**  Churches – please select your conference delegate(s)

** Delegate Certifications (sent in from the church Pastor/clerk) – due to Ida May 15

** Registrations for all attendees (Delegates do your own registration) to District Conference – due July 20

District Conference Fees:

Delegate certification @ $35.00/delegate (the church is expected to pay for this.)

Registration fees @ $10.00/per non-delegate over 30 years of age

** We are looking for persons of any age willing to help with our Saturday Worship service. Please contact    

     Chris Tobias if you are interested.  (641-750-8169  /  christobias71@gmail.com)

Equipping Sessions:

March 30 – Equipping Session at 7pm Tim McElwee “Being a Church in a time of War”  

April 11 – Equipping Session with Josh Brockway “Implicit Bias”

May 16 – Equipping Session with Rick Polhamus  “Peace, reconciliation, LOVE”

August 4 – 6, District Conference at South Waterloo church

Zoom Link:
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Dial in: 1 312 626 6799
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Did you miss out on the last sessions?
Video Link to February session
Video Link to December session
Messiah’s Birth in Matthew: Hebrew Bible Connections and Contexts – Powerpoint
Steven Schweitzer, Academic Dean and Professor, Bethany Theological Seminary
Messiah’s Birth in Matthew: Faithfulness in a Fearful World – Powerpoint
Dan Ulrich, Wieand Professor of New Testament Studies, Bethany Theological Seminary