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Accomplishments in Haleyville, Alabama this week

11/10/2012
Our team has reported on their activities this week in Haleyville, Alabama. Click on link below. nomadsumc.s3.amazonaws.com/8FDBACD3E5F9482AB88AE92A71698B2F_Haleyville weekly report 11-8-12.pdf

Extra rigs for Bastrop, TX in 2013

11/7/2012
They're to install more sites, so we've now gotten the go-ahead to add 3 more RVs to the size of the teams for our 2013 Bastrop, TX Disaster Rebuild.  Several who were on the wait list are now able to go!  But this provides for additional new opportunities.  NOMADS, if interested, please login and use the signup software to sign up for Bastrop in February/early March of 2013. 

Update from Tim Brubaker, DR Coordinator

11/7/2012
Recently, I had the opportunity to work at the Cordova, AL and Haleyville, AL DR sites. What a blessing! At Cordova, the NOMADS are working on Long Memorial Methodist Church. The structure is complete and the NOMADS are working on the fellowship hall, classrooms, office space and refurbishing some church pews. This town experienced two tornadoes (EF 1 and an EF 3) in one day. In the Haleyville area, where several tornadoes touched down, the NOMADS team worked on several home repairs and are ...

Cordova weekly report 11-2-12

11/5/2012
Our teams in Cordova, Alabama are accomplishing alot of great work. Check out the photos and updated info by clicking on the link. nomadsumc.s3.amazonaws.com/DC76F42476184447A225CF809C539962_Long Memorial UMC report 11-2-12.pdf

Report from Cordova, AL Disaster Rebuild 10-26-12

10/27/2012
Click on link below to see the latest report from our teams in Cordova, Alabama nomadsumc.s3.amazonaws.com/979127B9B746437883A6C2CCED54EF28_Report from Cordova, AL 10-26-12.pdf

Urgent Need for Help in Cordova, AL!

10/20/2012
As a result of several  cancellations due to medical and rigs problems, the Cordova project is in urgent need of some additional help, beginning as soon as possible.  Please review the staffing chart and sign up.  Your help is needed to complete the work on the fellowship hall, Sunday School classrooms and offices.  Thank you!

Hope Village in Minot, ND website

10/19/2012
NOMADS, for more info about the volunteer effort in Minot, ND, with which we will be participating beginning in April, please check out the Hope Village website at www.hopevillagend.org/

Incredible DR Leadership!

10/19/2012
We have several Disaster Rebuilds that have started up this month, and I wanted to make special mention of our remarkable DR Leadership.  They have extra difficulties sometimes due to sending the team to multiple homes/sites and with the team composition potentially changing every week.  We could not serve so many in this way without them, so please give thanks to God for all that they are doing.  In Bastrop, Bill and Cheryl Wessels are leading the teams for us, and in Haleyville, AL, Arlin and ...

Haleyville, AL adding RV to size of team beginning Oct 29nd, 2012

10/8/2012
Our folks are on site now in Haleyville, and believe we can add one more RV to the size of the teams, beginning Oct 29th, and running through the end of this year.  Please use the signup software and join us there if you can. 

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