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The NOMADS have been blessed by the Lord in many ways, but we thought that this one was pretty special.....on March 3rd, 2011, the City of Eustis, Florida proclaimed that day as NOMADS Appreciation Day. We are sending the official decreet to the NOMADS office for display there. All of the NOMADS who have worked these projects, whether it be under the jurisdiction of Hearts and Hands Ministries or for Glover Street Ministries, can rest assured that the people of this area of Florida see what ...
NOMADS members, please log in to see the new info sheet about our Fall 2011 Annual Meeting to be held in Forest City, Iowa. It's the document listed under the heading "Recent News for Members".
If you are a member of NOMADS, please log in to the member's area and enter your work skills for us. In the past you filled out a paper version and then we scanned it in so it could be emailed to your team leaders each time you sign up to work a project. Now that we have this fantastic new website, we want your skills entered and kept up to date electronically, by you. We have not typed in your old ones from your skill sheet....we want you to enter your current skills as of right now. ...
If you'd like to see an abbreviated version of our project list for the first half of 2011, please click on TYPES of PROJECTS to the left, then under Three Week Projects, there's a "click here" for the project list.
If you'd like to host NOMADS in the first half of 2012, please apply by March 31st by clicking on REQUEST HELP and following the instructions. New Host Agencies, to qualify, must be United Methodist or have an Advance number which allows for donations through the General Board of Global Ministries. For existing Host Agencies, the process for reapplication that is now online is much simpler than in the past. Please email or call the NOMADS office if you need assistance.
Check out the photo gallery in the lower left of the home page to view the photos from our latest Annual Meeting, held in the fall of 2010.
We're in the midst of our winter-spring schedule and the current teams are listed under PROJECT INFORMATION in the member's area of the site. The list is updated each Friday. If there are openings of interest to you, please email the office or fill out the project signup form, also in the member's area.
Project work periods, annual meeting dates and more have now been posted on our CALENDAR....click on CALENDAR in the left-hand column from any page of the website.
The NOMADS team members were interviewed, by reporter Patrice Clark of WLOX, channel 13 in Pascagoula, Mississippi, at the new home they are building in Moss Point. This new home is under construction now by the disaster team. Ms Rudolph, the owner of the new home lives next door in a closed cinder block building without running water or electricity. UMCOR has provided temporary electric service and Ms Rudolph gets water from a nearby house. Ms. Rudolph visits our team several times a day ...
On the day before Thanksgiving the NOMADS disaster team members were on hand to take part in the presentation of the keys to a new home to a Katrina family. The homeowner had been living with friends since the hurricane hit the Gulf Coast over five years ago. The NOMADS provided the labor to complete the home and make it "move in ready" for the family. There is still much work to be done on the Gulf Coast, many families are still in need of help.