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YBS 2017 - There is still room for you!

Sunday, March 19th 2017 1:22 PM

"Take fast hold of instruction; let her not go: keep her; for she is thy life." Prov. 4:13Much time and prayer has been invested in preparation for an environment of teaching on relevant topics for young people today. 
      Only 2 Weeks away - There is still room and still time to sign up!   Is this the year for you? 

Week of Teaching & Discipleship in the Cascade Mountains - April 2-8, 2017 (see attached invitation) Note: As in the past, young married couples willing to participate as students are welcome to sign up as long as there is room available. {Limit: 50 students total}

The “Jesus Is” Series: (1st morning session each day)  Brother Norm Layman - Modesto, CA                                                                                                      
Monday: - The Way, the Truth and the Life                                                                             Tuesday: - The Mediator                                                                                                       Wednesday: - The Perfect Sacrifice                                                                                         Thursday: – The Head of the Church                                                                                       Friday: – The King of Kings and Lord of Lords

The Church Series: (2nd morning session each day)  Brother Mark Renicker - Beijing, China                                                                                                                              
Monday: The Beginnings of the Church                                                                                   Tuesday: Brief History of the Church                                                                                       Wednesday: Evangelism Discussion                                                                                         Thursday: God’s Purpose for the Church                                                                                   Friday: The Last Days of the Church

The Honor Series: (Afternoon session each day)   Brother Sam Wray - Bonners Ferry, Idaho
Monday: Honor the Lord
Tuesday: Honor your Father and Mother
Wednesday: Honor your Masters
Thursday: Honor the King
Friday: Honor your Elders
Evening Service Topics: (Calling to personal holiness & revival)  Brother Dan Schmucker -  Cuba, Indiana
Monday Eve: The exceeding sinfulness of sin
Tuesday Eve: Ye must be born again
Wed. Eve: Bringing forth fruits meet for repentanceFriday Eve: If ye endure chastening...
Tuesday afternoon: Special seperate sessions for men and women addressing moral purity in today's society

Kingdom Focused Teaching Weekend

Sunday, March 5th 2017 10:33 AM

The Kingdom Focused Teaching Weekend that West Manchester is hosting March 10-12 at Camp Alexander Mack is just a few short days away, Lord willing.  We are extending the invitation to come and worship with us.  The buildings where we plan on meeting are heated. For those of you staying on site, please text or call Susannah Shankster 260-414-4281 with any questions.

For those who can't attend, we would ask for your prayers that this weekend would be to the glory of God and that our precious young people would get another glimpse of the Kingdom vision.  The call in number is West Manchester's number 712-432-8773 and pin number 19511956.

Blessings to you all today.

Youth Bible School 2017

Sunday, February 19th 2017 12:04 PM

The Feast is Spread... Yet there is Room!

"Jesus Is" Series: Norm Layman

  • The Way the Truth and the Life
  • The Mediator
  • The Perfect Sacrifice
  • The Head of the Curch
  • The King of Kings and Lord of Lords

"The Church" Series: Mark Renicker

  • The Beginnings of the Church
  • Brief History of the Church
  • Evangelism Discussion
  • God's Purpose for the Church
  • The Last Days of the Church

The "Honor" Series: Sam Wray

  • Honor the Lord
  • Honor your Father and Mother
  • Honor your Masters
  • Honor the King
  • Honor your Elders

Evening Revivals: (To be announced)

  • The Exceeding Sinfulness of Sin
  • Ye Must be Born Again
  • Bring Forth Fruits Meet for Repentance
  • If ye Endure Chastening

**Fill out attached invite or go to: for more info and the invite.

February 26th Topical Night Meeting at Stillwater

Sunday, February 12th 2017 6:48 AM

Just a reminder there is a Topical Night Meeting scheduled for February 26th at Stillwater.  The Topic is "The Wisdom of God."  All are welcome.

Ohio Night Meeting Committee

Week of Discipleship

Sunday, February 5th 2017 9:27 PM

Greetings in the name of Jesus,

We are pleased to announce that the Lord has provided for us to host our 8th annual Youth Bible School in the Northwest. The school will include days of deliberate study through God's Word, fellowship, prayer, and a ministry field day. We hope you consider joining us!

God bless you,

YBS Staff

Pete Garber, Joe Root, Russ Rumble, Anthony Root, and Grant Flory

Change in Pleasant View Singing Schedule

Wednesday, January 25th 2017 9:53 PM

Due to unforeseen event conflicts, the Schedule for the remaining Pleasant View Singings will be the third Fridays of the month, as follows:

Friday, February 17  (Blue Favorites and Church Hymn Book)

Friday, March 17  (Brethren Hymnal)

Friday, April 21  (Faith & Praise)

These singings are at 7:00pm at the Pleasant View Meeting house.

Please Bring Finger Foods. Anyone is welcome!

If there are any questions, please Call Kent and Allison Markley.

(K-785-423-3122 or A-937-266-2240)

Lowell Miller

Kingdom Focused Teaching Weekend

Sunday, January 15th 2017 11:12 PM

Lord willing, we plan to host a weekend of Kingdom Focused Teaching on March 10-12, 2017
at Camp Alexander Mack, 1113 E Camp Mack Rd, Milford, IN 46542.  Bring a Bible and a Faith & Praise Songbook.  All are welcome, especially Young Folks!  Please RSVP by calling or texting Sue Shankster at (260)414-4281 by Feb. 15, 2017.


5:00 pm - Arrival/Registration

7:00 pm - Identitiy: Out of Confusion, Into Clarity

8:30 pm - Small groups



7:30 am - Morning Worship

9:30 am - Social Media/Time: Out of Selfishness, Into Service

11:15 am - Temptation/ Victory: Out of Darkness, Into Light

2:00pm - Testimony

2:30 pm - Small groups

3:30 pm - Presenting the Gospel: Out of Fear, Into Faith

6:30 pm -  Courtship: Out of a Corrupt Society, Into a Biblical Reality

7:45 pm - Panel Discussion




7:30 am - Morning Worship

9:30 am - Final Message

12:00 - Lunch

1:00 - Volleyball at Quaker Haven


It is $40 a youth for the weekend.  It is $80 a family for the weekend.  A full schedule is attached

Aaron Cripe - Nate Fingerle - Nathan Neal - Steven Shankster


2017 Ohio Night Meeting Schedule

Friday, January 6th 2017 6:29 AM

Topical Night Meetings have been scheduled for 2017.  Ministry has agreed in advance to give a message on each topic.  Additional ministerial support for each meeting’s opening and closing are desired.  All are welcome.  May these meetings be well supported and attended that we all may be built up in the “most holy faith, praying in the Holy Ghost.”

• “Spiritual Discernment” on January 29 at Morning Star
• “The Wisdom of God” on February 26 at Stillwater
• “Satan’s Lies to Our Youth” on May 7 at Maple Grove
• “Who Am I to Judge” on July 23 at Pleasant View
• “The Positive and Negative Aspects of Peer Pressure” on August 20 at Sugar Grove
• “The Two Kingdoms” on October 29 at Lower Twin
• “A Father’s Role in the Family” On December 10 at Bear Creek

In behalf of the Ohio Night Meeting Committee, Ron Moore

All are invited to a  Non-Resistance Teaching Meeting.  Wood Colony Hall, Modesto, CA. 

Friday January 13, 7:00 pm / Saturday January 14, 2017  starting at 9:00 am and continuing through out the afternoon.  Lunch provided.  

Call in number: 712-432-8787, Conference ID # 95350 #

Come and be encouraged to live a life after the example of Jesus, in the areas of unconcitional love and forgiveness. 

In a world that wants to claim it's rights, oftentimes with force, God shows us how He intended us to interact with others, furthering His kingdom.

Topics include:

  • The Need for Non-resistance Still exists today.
  • Teaching on Non-Resistance
  • History of Non-Resistance in the Christian Church
  • Foundation for Non-Resistance: A Transformed Mind
  • Non-resistance: The believers testimony of Jesus to the World
  • Non-Resistance: Put into Pratice
  • Making Your Case Before the Draft Board

Selective Service System and CASP Updates

These teaching meetings are to be in place of our normal CO meetings held locally.

Future Teaching Meetings will soon be in Kansas January 28, 2017 and Washington Feburary 17-18, 2017

All are welcome to come and be encouraged in compassion and love as taught by our savior, Jesus Christ

In behalf of the service Committee, David Benedict

Volleyball Tournament 2017-REVISED

Thursday, December 22nd 2016 3:54 PM

Please note that changes have been made to this schedule since the first post. We apologize for the inconvenience on any and all levels.

Craig and Tamara Boone
Larry and Becky Bower
Kevin and Leanna Deaton