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New NOMADS Agency Partner - Camp J. D. Tygart

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Pray for Travelling NOMADS

Our busy winter project season begins Monday, January 6th, with our period 1 projects (which run through January 23rd).  We have 19 teams en route to period 1 projects!  Please pray for safe arrivals for ALL of our travelling NOMADS.  And may the many rewards of "giving back" be evident to our NOMADS as they serve on NOMADS projects in 2014.   

New Partner - Birchwood UM Camp in Chugiak, Alaska

Birchwood Camp is a well established ministry of hospitality of the Alaska United Methodist Conference; they’ve been doing summer camps since 1961. They are also an ACA accredited camp. Birchwood Camp’s mission is to build community on common ground, offering hospitality to all, and they believe in providing a caring community to all persons. Birchwood Camp is nestled quietly between the Chugach Mountains and the Cook Inlet in beautiful South-central Alaska. Birchwood is conveniently located 5 ...

Hosting Agencies love their NOMADS teams!

For period 15, which ended on December 19, 2013, several of our partners have responded with lovely comments about their teams: From UMOM in Phoenix:  "What a wonderful team. Very polite and completed the project with skill. We are always happy to see your groups arrive." From Satellite Beach UMC in Satellite Beach, Florida:  "They were great fun and accomplished much. Their work ethic and skill were both appreciated." From the Vashti Center for Children in Thomasville, Georgia:  "NOMADS always ...

New NOMADS Host Agency Partner in North Carolina

Partners In Ministry (P.I.M.) is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families in communities in southeastern North Carolina.  Associated with the North Carolina Methodist Conference, P.I.M. initiates partnerships with local churches and community organizations to work as one in the Body of Christ. One of their programs is Rehabilitation Outreach And Recovery.  span style="font-family:"Georgia","serif"; border:none windowtext 1.0pt;mso-border-alt:none windowtext 0in;padding:0in">R...

New Host Agency Halsey UMC in Halsey, Oregon

span style="font-size:12.0pt;line-height:115%;font-family: Arial">We’re excited to tell you of a new hosting agency in Halsey, Oregon in the heart of the Wiliamette Valley between Eugene and Albany, three miles west of I-5 on Highway 99E. Halsey United Methodist Church is a small, country church very actively engaged in the community.  The building itself is crucial to this town of Halsey as it provides the largest gathering place in the area for community gatherings and festivals, for Halsey ...

Last Project Period of 2013 begins Monday

Our Period 15 final 3 week project period for 2013 begins this Monday, Dec 2nd.  Please pray for safe travels for all our NOMADS and others on the roads for the holidays.

Period 14 Agencies Respond Positively to NOMADS Teams

Our period 14 just ended, and our host partners have evaluated their teams with outstanding results.  Check out some of the work these teams accomplished: From Blue Lake UM Assembly in Andalusia, Alabama - Replaced electrical in a cabin, stripped exterior siding on chapel and replaced on 2 walls. Primed and painted 8 guest rooms. Helped build 9 sets of bunkbeds. Installed clothes racks, closet units. Help reset rooms and set up for guest groups. Trimmed trees and shrubs From First UMC in Eloy, ...

What our partners say about their NOMADS teams

For Period 13, which ended October 24th, check out some of the responses we received about our teams and their impact on ministries at United Methodist agencies: From Circle of Care Boy's Ranch in Gore, OK - "What an amazing team of NOMADS!!!! They worked so well together to provide very needed services to our ministry. Words cannot begin to describe how greatful we are to them and their dedication to the Lord and His work. Our youth became so attached to them that they did not want them to ...

Agencies Respond Positively to NOMADS Teams!

Our Period 12 projects ended recently, and our Agency partners had some wonderful things to report about their NOMADS teams: From Wesley Woods Camp and Retreat Center in Indianola, Iowa:  This was a great group of hard working and blessed individuals. They showed up for work with a smile on their face, communicated well with our entire staff team, and really helped to make our home and our camp a beautiful place for people to visit. Couldn't have asked for better help. From Blue Rose Mission in ...

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