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Agencies love their NOMADS teams!

7/7/2017
Check out the comments from recent NOMADS projects, by the staff at the agencies we serve: "The Team Leader was organized, efficient, did a great job planning out the work, and was skilled in the work we needed done. They were good natured and communicated well with us. The Team members had a wide range of skills, were cheerful and engaging with our own volunteers who were on site to help them out. This was an outstanding experience. They accomplished so much and were completely delightful. We ...

Pray for Travelling Mercies

6/23/2017
Our period 8 team members have completed their work, and are travelling to period 9 projects or are headed home or to another destination......so please lift them up with your prayers for safe travels.

Period 8 Project Teams begin work June 5th

6/5/2017
Our NOMADS are on projects in Maine, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Wyoming this period, assisting United Methodist Churches and UM Church Camps with their necessary maintenance projects.  We're also working on building a tiny cabin, a new deck, doing lots of tree cutting, building a shed, building and installing shelves, painting and sealing a log building, and finishing the remodel of a cabin, to include drywall, trim, painting and installing fixtures.  Nomads can do it all!

Georgia's Glisson Camp letter to NOMADS

5/12/2017
May 11, 2017   Dear Paul,   On behalf of the more than 3,000 summer campers and 5,000 guests Glisson will host this year, and all the campers served by our North Georgia Camp and Retreat Ministries, thank you for sharing your time and abilities to make our ministries stronger.  You, as NOMADS, provided an invaluable donation of time and service to Glisson.  Without your help, we would not be ready for the beginning of summer camp in just a few short weeks!   The facilities you’ve worked on will ...

United Way Volunteers of the Year - Pat and Gary Russell

5/5/2017
Below is the letter received May 5, 2017, from Providence Place in San Antonio, a partnering agency with the NOMADS: Dear Carla,    The mission of Providence Place is to empower young adults with disabilities seeking independent futures and those on the adoption journey.  Pat and Gary Russell, as well as many other NOMADS, have been long time advocates for our mission and have proven their dedication to our mission through past projects such as hand-building wheelchair ramps to create ...

Agency Comments from Recent Projects

4/24/2017
Our period 4 ended March 30th and our United Methodist hosting agencies (churches and other UM agencies who have NOMADS projects) had some great comments about their teams: "Their work and participation were beyond what we expected. They are such gracious and wonderful people. We truly enjoyed their work and also the friendship." "We are very grateful for all that this group accomplished. They completed more work than we expected and enabled us to check off some items that have been on our "to...

Letter from Satellite Beach Police Chief

4/13/2017
Click on the link below to read a wonderful letter from the Satellite Beach, Florida Police Chief. /files/pagefiles/www/nomad+letter+from+sbpd.pdf

United Methodist Agencies love their NOMADS teams!

4/10/2017
Recent comments from our Church and Agency partners who had NOMADS projects during period 3: "The presence of the NOMAD groups is always helpful and spiritually uplifting, but this group were especially so. They provided special music one Sunday. They took on the plans we had designed and found improved ways to decrease expenses and yet improve the designs. They were encouraging and righteous in their dealings with people in the congregation and in the community." "They worked very hard and ...

Agency comments from recent projects

3/18/2017
Comments from some of our period 2 (Feb 2017) project agencies: “All work performed was top notch quality. Nomad team members were very flexible adjusting to changes / needs. Great attitudes and good spirits throughout the project.” “This group really worked hard and accomplished miracles.” “Excellent as always!!! The staff members were so impressed (again) with the dedication, determination, cooperation, leadership, enthusiasm and skills of all of the volunteers.” “This is my 12th Nomad ...

NOMADS Board of Directors Candidates Sought

3/17/2017
Announcing opening of candidacy for 2017 NOMADS Board of Directors positions… Every year we have the opportunity to serve on the Board of Directors for NOMADS as two of our current members rotate off. Newly elected Board Members fill those vacated positions for the following four years.    Our By-laws contain some rules for how this election process takes place.  Specifically, all active members may vote for the qualified candidates who offer to serve NOMADS on the Board of Directors.  ...

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