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Video from Rio Texas Conference Disaster Response

1/25/2017
Click on the link below to view the video about one of the people helped after the Jan 2015 flood on the Blanco River.  This is the Wimberley, Texas area where we have been responding via our Disaster Rebuilding project. UMCOR is involved in this project.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xh1LsCNOpC0&feature=youtu.be

Disaster Rebuilding begins again in Wimberley

1/16/2017
Wimberley, Texas Disaster Rebuilding - Week One in 2017 We worked on 2 homes. One was located on Matador and the other on Cypress Parkway (Jerry and Connie’s) in Wimberley, TX.  At Matador we continued work installing kitchen cabinets which required substantial plumbing modifications.  Veneer was installed, stained and polyurethaned on cabinet ends.  Doors were painted.  A toilet was installed eliminating the need for the portapotty.  A bi-fold door was painted and installed. There is still ...

Independent Sector Values a Volunteer Hour at $23.56

1/14/2017
Click on the link below to see the hourly value placed on volunteers, by the Independent Sector: https://www.independentsector.org/resource/the-value-of-volunteer-time/

Disaster Rebuilding in 2016

12/29/2016
In 2016, Disaster Rebuilding projects were completed in Wimberley, Texas, Raymondville, Texas, and Loveland, Colorado.  A total of 41 weeks were worked with a total of 5067 “love hours” performed.  All three of these projects were responses in order to repair and rebuild homes damaged by heavy flooding.  Many lives, both homeowners and NOMADS, were touched by the way our Lord provided for the spiritual and physical needs of all involved.  We thank all who volunteered for these projects this year...

Our Last Week in Wimberley 2016

12/15/2016
We had a good week. We finished Pam's house so she can be in for Christmas. We tiled around the tub and got the shower hooked up. We installed the water heater and a new garage door. The kitchen cabinet now has drawer and door pulls. The kitchen range is now in place after the tile on the wall was repaired. Part of the crew started on another home across town. They were hanging cupboards, trimming out the pantry door, installed door knobs on closet doors and finished tiling the floor. There is ...

Prayers Requested for Safe Travels

12/15/2016
Our NOMADS have finished their scheduled project work for 2016, with our last 3-week project period ending today, December 15, 2016. Please pray that our Lord God watches over them as they travel the highways in service to Him.

Team Wimberley Reports In Dec 8th

12/8/2016
We had another good week on Pam's house. We put a lot of finishing touches on the house. We installed the quarter round in all the rooms and closets. We sealed all the grout lines in the floor. The bathroom sinks now have water and sewer connections. The Formica is all installed on the kitchen counter. Shortened and installed the sliding closet doors in the master bedroom. The other doors in the master bedroom had to be shortened and cut off on the side to fit the door frames. We touched up the ...

Weekly Report from Team Wimberley Dec 6, 2016

12/6/2016
We had a good week at Pam's house. We got all the tile grouted and the two small bedrooms sealed. We built and installed a small kitchen cabinet to fill in a space beside the dishwasher. We got the countertop for the kitchen ready for the Formica with sink hole cut. The microwave was installed. Got a couple of lights installed and started installing the quarter round to finish the trim work. We welcomed Cindy Schenk at the beginning  of the week and said goodbye to Scott and Pat Shumate. Our ...

Wimberley Rebuilders Nov 26

11/28/2016
We had short week as we only worked two and a half days. We also said good by to Bob and Paige Riewe and Sara Donaldson. We were able to get all the ceramic tile laid, trimmed out a window, finished painting closets and windows at Pam's house. We touched up paint, installed a window, and changed out outlets st Pete's house. Hope all had a very Happy Thanksgiving.   Jack and Barb Schmoll

Week 5 for Wimberley Rebuilders Nov 19

11/19/2016
We hope you are all in good health this week as we prepare for Thanksgiving.  We all have so much to be thankful for!   We had some warm days this past week and were able to get a lot accomplished. At Pete’s house we have finished the work we can do until permits and inspections have been completed.  Baseboard is up in two bedrooms and doors have been installed and door trim has been finished.  Over at Pam’s house we have finished tiling the family room, the largest room in the house, and the ...

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