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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.
NOMADS interested in our 2012 Budget may now login, page down to Recent News for Members, and click on "2012 Budget" from our treasurer, Cliff Schornick. He has some easy to read pie charts included, so please go check it out.
Now available for leader signups: Period 8 in Bigfork, MT at Flathead Lake UM Camp, Period 9 in Rathdrum, ID at Twinlow Camp and in Pontiac, IL at Evenglow Lodge. Also Period 12 in North Webster, IN at Epworth Forest Conference Center and in Topeka, KS at Forest Park Conf and Retreat Center. Also, the Life Enrichment Center project in Fruitland Park, FL has been moved from period 15 to period 14 during 2012.
Please click link below for special Advent message from Una Jones, Assistant General Secretary, Mission Volunteers, General Board of Global Ministries http://new.gbgm-umc.org/work/volunteers/
Our latest quarterly newsletter has now been uploaded into the Member's area of our website. NOMADS, login and page down to NEWSLETTERS-Current Year to see the November issue. Please let Linda Fielder know how much we appreciate her doing these for us!
Your NOMADS Organization is very responsive to the need for reaction and service needed to assist others following disastrous events. At the Annual Meeting in Forest City, Iowa, in September, 2011, the Board of Directors elected to change the direction of our Disaster efforts for others. Since 2006, Disaster efforts were provided through the efforts of all NOMADS, under direction and guidance from the Disaster Response Committee (DRC). Since that time, much has changed in the area of services...
NOMADS, login to see info on projects we're adding for Summer and Fall 2012. Recently, we've posted the projects for period 11 in Ten Sleep, WY at Circle J Ranch, period 12 in Lampe, MO at Lives Under Construction, and period 13 in Eva, TN at Lakeshore UM Assembly. We're adding projects regularly now, as they are ready to go, so please have a look to see where you can help these agencies in need.
Through November 30th, please login to the member's area and cast your vote for our next board member. We have 4 candidates and their candidate statements are available there for you also, prior to your decision and your vote. If you are a 2 person household, you EACH have a vote, so please log in separately so that we can have both of your votes. If you don't remember both logins, please click on Member Sign in and then click on "did you forget your login information?" Please email or call ...
A wonderful article on NOMADS Gary and Phyllis Prichard will soon be available in the national United Methodist Good News Magazine, in the Nov-Dec issue at www.goodnewsmag.org. The article is also available NOW, in the Member's area of our website under RECENT NEWS for MEMBERS.
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