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Weekly Devotion from Mitch Todd

2/27/2018
Check out this weekly devotion from Edie and Wayne Mahan's nephew, Mitch Todd: https://weeklydevotion.com/2018/02/27/scrubbing-in/

NOMADS Board Openings

2/17/2018
It’s that time of the year to express your desire to serve on the United Methodist Nomads Board of Directors.  Candidates for the three positions to be filled for 2018 thru 2022: SE Jurisdiction Representative and two Members At Large.  The members desiring to be on the Board need to submit a "consent to serve" letter to the board secretary, Bill Koch (billkoch45@gmail.com).  Jurisdictional board members must either reside in or have their home church located in the jurisdiction.    

Newspaper Article on Mercedes NOMADS Luncheon

2/2/2018
Check out the Mercedes Enterprise newspaper article on the NOMADS Winter Luncheon in Mercedes, Texas recently: /files/pagefiles/www/news+article+nomads+luncheon+fumc+mercedes+jan+2018.pdf

Article in Northeast Georgian Newspaper

1/15/2018
Click on the link below for the article on NOMADS in the Northeast Georgian Newspaper, January 2018 /files/content/www/images/jan+2018+nomads+article+in+northeast+georgian+newspaper.pdf

Give Thanks

11/23/2017
Give Thanks 1 Chronicles 16:34, Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! (NKJV)   The present tense of “give thanks to the Lord” signifies present times and indicates the need to thank God at all times. This psalm of the writer was a thanks to God for the return of the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem. In the midst of the fullness of praise and joy, we are led to prayer in a humble petition for salvation, togetherness and protection from enemies. God's treatment of His chosen people had been...

Senior Times Feature on Gary and Joan Melvin

11/20/2017
Check out the recent article on our own Gary and Joan Melvin of Kalamazoo, Michigan, in their local Senior Times magazine. /files/pagefiles/www/nomads+volunteers+melvins+nov+2017.jpg

Volunteer Time Valued at $24.14 Per Hour

11/15/2017
Click on the link to the article below, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, reported by the Independent Sector on the value of Volunteer Time: https://www.independentsector.org/news-post/value-volunteer-time/

Giving Tuesday is November 28, 2017

11/8/2017
UMC #GivingTuesday: Connect Your Passion with God’s Mission One of the great things about The Advance is that it allows you to invest your resources where your passion answers specific needs in the world.  UMC #GivingTuesday is less than three weeks away. I hope you’ll join with thousands of United Methodists in giving generously to the work of Global Ministries missionaries and projects through The Advance. Now is a great time to start thinking about where you want your UMC #GivingTuesday ...

Our Teams Get Great Reviews!

10/22/2017
Our period 13 projects ended recently, and the United Methodist agencies where we worked this period had some wonderful things to say about their teams: "Perfect! Could not have gone any better. Very flexible as weather changed and materials arrived, excellent results and they got a lot done. A very fun group and we all enjoyed having them here and hated to see them go." "The Nomads showed great flexibility. Weather was not the best as rain hit so many were asked to help inside. This project ...

Thank You from Midwest Mission Distribution Center

10/21/2017
The NOMADS received a lovely card from Midwest Mission Distribution, with thanks for our Sunday worship offering for them, during Annual Meeting in Iowa last month.  

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