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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.  ...

Dakota Wesleyan Winter Issue-NOMADS

2/1/2017
Click on the link below to view the winter issue of the Dakota Wesleyan Today newsletter, featuring NOMADS on pages 15-17.   https://www.dwu.edu/alumni-visitors/wesleyan-today-alumni-magazine

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/

In Honor of our Veterans

11/11/2016
Today we remember all those who've served our country, to keep our liberties intact.  We are so thankful for all of our military people, for their service to this great country.

Volunteer time valued at $23.56 per hour

10/31/2016
Click on the link below to the Independent Sector's info on value of volunteers - $23.56 per hour. https://www.independentsector.org/volunteer_time

Online Shopping Benefits Our Ministry

10/6/2016
Did you know that United Methodist Nomads has a unique AmazonSmile link? The United Methodist NOMADs link: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/32-0102494 When you click on the NOMADS unique link, you won't have to search for a charity to support among over 1 million eligible charities and are automatically asked if you want to support United Methodist Nomads. Thank you for your support of our Ministry!  

Period 13 Projects Begin Monday October 17th

10/5/2016
October is a great time for service through fall NOMADS projects.  Please pray for travelling mercies as our service-focused members travel to projects in Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Missouri, North Carolina, New Mexico, Ohio, Oklahoma and Texas.  

New Board Members Announced

9/12/2016
Our two new NOMADS Board Members begin their 4 year terms on Thursday this week. Congratulations to Gary Hatcher, our new At-Large Board Member and to Bill Koch, our new South Central Jurisdictional Representative on the Board.   We appreciate the dedication and many involvements of our outgoing board members this year, Dan Brown (board chairman) and Eugene Wengert (treasurer). Their work has impacted the future of NOMADS in so many ways. They will both be missed on our Board of Directors. 

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