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Team Oklahoma Weekly Report Apr 20th

4/20/2017
We have completed another wonderful week here in Lawton, Oklahoma.  We started off the week with three new couples, Morris and Karen, Kevin and Lora, and Richard and Linda.  Jack and Barb are still with us.  Sunday we all went to Hunting Horse United Methodist Church of the Oklahoma Indian Conference, for Easter Sunday.  We had a wonderful time celebrating the resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Several of the songs were sung in Comanche and Kiowa.  The lead singer explained the ...

Disaster Rebuilding continues in Oklahoma Apr 14, 2017

4/14/2017
The DR team in Lawton continued working at Tiffany’s house this week.  We started the week off by installing ½ inch plywood throughout the house covering the sub-floor, and doing touch up on the paint.  Barb spent a lot of time walking around with a roll of blue tape marking where there were areas that needed touch up on the paint.  The beige walls had blue spots all over them.  Finally, somebody took Barb’s blue tape from her, tape to be found no more again.  On Tuesday, Hal, from the Oklahoma ...

Letter from Satellite Beach Police Chief

4/13/2017
Click on the link below to read a wonderful letter from the Satellite Beach, Florida Police Chief. /files/pagefiles/www/nomad+letter+from+sbpd.pdf

United Methodist Agencies love their NOMADS teams!

4/10/2017
Recent comments from our Church and Agency partners who had NOMADS projects during period 3: "The presence of the NOMAD groups is always helpful and spiritually uplifting, but this group were especially so. They provided special music one Sunday. They took on the plans we had designed and found improved ways to decrease expenses and yet improve the designs. They were encouraging and righteous in their dealings with people in the congregation and in the community." "They worked very hard and ...

Lawton, Oklahoma DR Weekly Report Apr 6th

4/6/2017
Oklahoma Disaster Rebuild – Lawton, Oklahoma week ending April 6, 2017   This week the project moved from Elmore City to Lawton.  Ricci and Jane moved along with the project.  The rest of the team: Mark and Deb, Jack and Barb, and Sharon and I, arrived over the weekend. We had a great Sunday morning going to church at our host church, Hunting Horse United Methodist Church of the Oklahoma Indian Mission Conference.  The congregation there made us feel very welcome.  We were invited to stay after...

Disaster Rebuilding Continues in Oklahoma Mar 31st

3/31/2017
Elmore City DR March 25-30, 2017 We welcomed Ricci & Jane to the team here on Saturday for the final week of work in Maysville. We also had Chris and Susan stay over for the first 2 days of the week. With this expanded team we were able to complete the planned work in Maysville. Next week the team will be gathering in Lawton, Oklahoma for the planned work there. On Mr. Stevens’ house we were met with a bad gas leak and had to tear out sections of the drywall to repair the leaks. By Wednesday ...

Oklahoma DR Team Weekly Report Mar 24th

3/24/2017
Elmore City Disaster Rebuild March 18-24, 2017 As the team gathered in Elmore City on Saturday March 18, we added 2 more RV’s to the team with Chris and Susan and then Bruce and Janette arriving to join this week’s team, bringing us to 10 NOMADS. With the opening of a second work site we split our team into two groups and the weather moved from freezing to hot as the temperatures moved into the high 80’s. This week on Mr. Stevens’ house the kitchen cabinets were installed, the shower was put ...

Team Wimberley Mar 23rd

3/22/2017
Our disaster rebuild in Wimberley TX is going very well. Help from Austin College groups was very much appreciated. Our teams should be able to complete 4-5 projects this week including the roof project. Next week will focus on skirting & decks at one site and a single bathroom update (floor, vanity & toilet) at another site. Rob and Helen Getman Wimberley DR leaders  

Agency comments from recent projects

3/18/2017
Comments from some of our period 2 (Feb 2017) project agencies: “All work performed was top notch quality. Nomad team members were very flexible adjusting to changes / needs. Great attitudes and good spirits throughout the project.” “This group really worked hard and accomplished miracles.” “Excellent as always!!! The staff members were so impressed (again) with the dedication, determination, cooperation, leadership, enthusiasm and skills of all of the volunteers.” “This is my 12th Nomad ...

NOMADS Board of Directors Candidates Sought

3/17/2017
Announcing opening of candidacy for 2017 NOMADS Board of Directors positions… Every year we have the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors for NOMADS as two of our current members rotate off. Newly elected Board Members fill those vacated positions for the following four years.    Our By-laws contain some rules for how this election process takes place.  Specifically, all active members may vote for the qualified candidates who offer to serve NOMADS on the Board of Directors.  ...

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