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Several of our hosting agencies have already applied, and so we have posted several winter-spring 2013 projects for signups. New projects will be added weekly, as they are received and processed. NOMADS, are you ready to sign up for 2013 yet?
There's a great article in the January 26, 2012 issue of Winter Texan Times magazine. Click on the link below and then click on ONLINE EDITIONS, and then 2011-2012 season. www.wintertexantimes.com
Congratulations to John and Joyce Williams, our NOMADS who've been selected as the Good Sam Club's 2011 RVers of the year, for their work in a number of ministries while travelling in their RV. Login to view Highways magazine article, under Recent News for NOMADS.
If you've been waiting to join a team NOMADS, now's your opportunity as we've opened ALL of our projects in 2012 to signups, even if there is not a leader in place. Login to the member's area and use the project signup software, or email or call the NOMADS office for assistance.
Please pray for our Disaster Rebuilding Revolving teams in Haleyville, AL and Vandemere, NC, which will begin February 20 and 27, 2012, respectively. Currently, in Haleyville, 47 one-week slots have been filled over a 14 week period. In Vandemere, 47 one-week slots have also been filled over the 11 week period. Please pray for homeowners, that they will feel God’s love and presence. And pray for safety and wisdom for our leadership and teams, in completing the tasks assigned. Pray for the ...
Info about the volunteer hours donated by NOMADS in 2011 is now available for NOMADs in the Member's Area, under the heading Member Resources.
During period 11 we’ve added Ocean Park Retreat Center in Ocean Park, WA, and in period 13 we’ve added Midwest Mission Distribution Center in Chatham, IL, Aldersgate Camp in Ravenna, KY and Belle Haven, VA at Occohannock on the Bay Camp. In period 15 we’ve scheduled TMM Family Services in Tucson, AZ and First UMC in Taft, TX, so all of these now have leader openings.
Camp Kingswood in Minnetrista, MN during period 10 (begins July 16th), Camp Horizon in Arkansas City, KS during period 13 (begins Oct 8th). Both of these projects will require a leader signup prior to them being opened to other signups.
The Smoky Mountain News has a focus article on a long-time partnering agency with NOMADS, Lake Junaluska UM Assembly. Please click on the link below to read the interesting article about the future of this wonderful organization. http://www.smokymountainnews.com/news/item/5584-lake-junaluska-stares-down-uncertain-future-with-bold-vision
Two Disaster Rebuilding efforts have now been added to the NOMADS schedule for 2012. NOMADS members were emailed the details on December 10th. The Alabama site is in Haleyville, and will run from Feb 20th through May 24th, 2012. The North Carolina site is in Vandemere and begins Feb 27th through at least the end of May. Full details in the earlier email. Signup using the project sign up software in the member's area of our website.