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Planning for Minot participation?

2/13/2013
Check out www.hopevillagend.org for more info on the disaster work going on in Minot, ND.  NOMADS participation there begins April 22, 2013. 

Team Bastrop weekly report

2/9/2013
 We have been so blessed this week. God has been with us keeping us safe and productive. This week we had 8 rvs and 14 NOMADS. We welcomed Nelson and Nancy Woodruff and, after a delightful dinner at Pockets and the traditional DQ stop in Smithville, we sent Sue Albright off to another NOMADS project in San Antonio. Cox House: completed installation of tile floor in bathroom (cement board, tile and grout); installed trim in back room and closet; moved items out of utility room for space to work;...

New Openings in Bastrop for Disaster Rebuild

2/6/2013
Beginning Feb 11th, we have a new opening for up to 3 weeks with our teams in Bastrop.  Please use the signup software to signup, or contact the NOMADS office for assistance.

Report from Team Bastrop 2-1-2013

2/1/2013
God is so good. We had 16 NOMADS on this project and we were divided between 3 houses. One house is nearly completed and we will start on a new location on Monday. Our week started with welcoming Bill and Carol Downes and Tom and Dottie Spreitzer. This was a wonderful group of NOMADS who are serving God. Gregg House: mounted vanity tops and sinks; hooked up water lines; put skins on cabinets; stained and varnished kick boards; installed kick boards; wired outside door lights and 3 outside ...

Team Bastrop weekly report

1/27/2013
God is so good and He has been with us on each of the 3 houses assigned to the NOMADS. The team bid farewell to Wayne and Edie Mahan and their willingness to extend their leadership was greatly appreciated. They are wonderful servants and fantastic NOMADS. We started the week with 9 rigs and 16 NOMADS and because of a family crisis one rig left in the middle of the week. So we finished the week with 14 NOMADS.   Here is a summary of work completed:   Cox House: completed the installation of ...

UMCOR Hotline for January

1/24/2013
NOMADS, check out the latest from the United Methodist Committee on Relief - UMCOR www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Resources/Hotline-News-Archives/2013/January/The-UMCOR-Hotline-for-January-23-2013

This week's report from Team Bastrop

1/18/2013
Praise God!   We had 9 rigs and 16 NOMADS working this week.  New leaders, Tim and Ellie Brubaker joined us Tuesday afternoon and will take over leadership Monday, January 21. The team started the new week with needed materials.  The enthusiasm of the team was very upbeat even though we were faced with below average temperatures and much needed rain.  We are still working on three homes. Cox home:  (see attached note that owners left pinned to the new drywall.   They work during the day and have...

Team Bastrop weekly update

1/12/2013
The team is currently working on three homes. We finished cleaning the used tile to be used in a home. During the past week we have installed interior doors.  Window sills were cut primed,painted,and installed.  Window trim was painted and windows were trimmed.  In one house all windows were washed. A bedroom and two bathrooms were tiled and grouted. They are ready to be sealed.  Cabinet installation was completed except for the placement of the kitchen sink. Light fixtures were installed.   ...

Disaster Rebuild 2012 Report

1/6/2013
During 2012, the Nomads worked a total of 12,209 love-labor hours on disaster rebuilding projects.  The following lists the locations and hours worked in 2012: Spring, 2012 North Alabama Conference, UMC            Haleyville, Al (14 weeks):             2,888 love-labor hours North Carolina Conference, UMC             Vandemere, NC (12 weeks):         2,940 love-labor hours Fall, 2012 North Alabama Conference, UMC            Cordova, Al (10 weeks):                 1,872 love-labor hours North ...

Weekly Report from Team Bastrop

1/5/2013
Disaster Rebuild-Bastrop week ending January 4, 2013.   Seven rigs, 13 NOMADS on Monday, then 6 rigs, 11 NOMADS rest of week. Part of team cleaned Gregg’s house after painting completed.  They've had additional  funding approved, so more work will be scheduled there when material is delivered.   Ochoua home Ripped 4 x 8 plywood for inside window trim.  Installed trim, primed, and first coat of paint applied. Kitchen cabinets installed, still need to install cabinets for island and cut and ...

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