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Registration information will be available in mid-June, so please plan to join us in Hamburg, New York for our Annual Meeting and Reunion. There will be plenty of fellowship, entertainment, workshops, business discussions and more. So we hope to see you in beautiful New York state this fall!
Please pray for the NOMADS Fall/Winter Disaster Rebuilding RTPs. The NOMADS have been invited to help rebuild after disasters in Cordova, AL, Haleyville, AL, and Bastrop, Texas. Each project is unique and your prayers are needed. The Cordova project focuses on rebuilding at the Cordova Long United Methodist Church which was destroyed by an EF-4 tornado on April 27, 2011. Work will center on classrooms, kitchen, bathrooms and fellowship hall. The Haleyville, AL project is a continuation of ...
Praise God. This marks the conclusion of the NOMADS Disaster Rebuilding Spring RTP in Haleyville, AL and Vandemere, NC. God has been so good and shown His guidance in many ways in these locations. Thank you to the NOMADS who committed themselves to being Jesus' hands and feet in these communities. At Haleyville, 48 members worked on this project over 14 weeks and contributed approximately 2888 hours of love-labor. At, Vandemere, 44 members worked on this project over 12 weeks and contributed ...
If you are an active NOMAD and wish to be involved with the future direction of the United Methodist NOMADS, please consider submitting your candidate statement by July 15th, to our Board Secretary, Perry Hansen. Full details were emailed to members on May 1st and on May 20th. We have two openings this year, one At-Large and one for the South Central Jurisdiction. Our board members serve 4 year terms and terms would start in September 2012. As always, you may also contact the NOMADS office for...
NOMADS, if you head a committee and need to report on your recent activities, or if you have other involvements to report to our membership, please get your newsletter article (in Microsoft Word) to Linda Fielder as soon as possible (by May 20th) for inclusion in our May 31st newsletter. Thank you!
Several areas of the country have been affected by tornadoes and other damaging weather-related events this year. Our NOMADS Disaster Rebuilding committee (DRC) has set up three Revolving Team Disaster Rebuilds for Fall 2012. We call them "revolving team projects" because the teams change weekly. One week minimum commitment is required. We'll be assisting the recovery efforts from tornado damage in Alabama in both the Cordova and Haleyville areas, and in Bastrop, Texas with wildfire ...
Check out this story about the house our NOMADS Disaster Rebuilding team has been working on this week (April 23-27, 2012) near Haleyville, Alabama: http://northalabamaumc.org/news/detail/1130 One of our team members reported "We started Monday and now have a little over half of the drywall up and the taping and mudding done in the three bedrooms. We have really enjoyed getting to know this family, and Tommy has provided us with several organ concerts. Several of the team members worked at...
Mt. Eagle Retreat Center is hosting the semiannual NOMADS board meeting, April 23-25th, in Clinton, Arkansas, at the Retreat and Conference Center. NOMADS board members from around the county will meet to discuss the mission and business of the United Methodist NOMADS. Please pray for our leadership this week. And thank you to Lu Harding and staff at Mt. Eagle for hosting our group. The NOMADS office will be closed this week, as our Program Administrator will be attending the board meeting. ...
Hosting agencies, if you are planning and praying for a NOMADS team during the latter part of 2012, now is the time to get your project application in to the NOMADS office. Please click on REQUEST HELP and follow the instructions for making application in 2012.
NOMADS, please log in and check out the latest quarterly newsletter, under the heading Newsletters - Current Year. Thanks so much to Linda Fielder, for doing such a great job for us with our quarterly newsletters!