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Project Period 3 begins today, February 17, 2014

2/17/2014
Our teams have arrived and are on site for our busy period 3 projects.  Many are in Arizona, Florida and South Texas at this time of year, serving through NOMADS for United Methodist agencies in need.  Please pray for safety for our team members and that they are able to make a difference in the lives of those around them while serving on NOMADS projects.  

2015 Winter Projects added to schedule

2/10/2014
NOMADs have been anxious to begin planning their 2015 winter projects, and so this week we've begun scheduling a few projects in early 2015.  NOMADS may login and check out the projects already available for 2015, and will need to check back frequently as more may be added at any time.  

Planning a NOMADS project in early 2015?

2/7/2014
We're now accepting 2015 project applications from any of our host agency partners.  Of course we'll first be scheduling the January - March time frame, so our largest group of NOMADS, our winter SNOWBIRDS, who travel to Arizona, Florida or South Texas at this time of year, can work on their travel planning for early 2015. Click on REQUEST HELP (to the left on this page) to fill out the 2015 project application form.  If you're a new agency and need assistance getting scheduled, please contact ...

Period 2 begins Monday, January 27th

1/20/2014
Many of our NOMADS will be completing period 1 projects this Thursday, January 23, and then on Friday and over the weekend, will be travelling to their next project commitment for period 2.  This is our busiest project season in NOMADS, with many of our members locating to warmer climates for the winter in their RVs.  Please will you give us your prayerful support for safe travels for ALL of our NOMADS on the roadways? And may the projects accomplish many things for those in need who've asked ...

New NOMADS Agency Partner - Camp J. D. Tygart

1/7/2014
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Pray for Travelling NOMADS

1/2/2014
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

12/23/2013
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!

12/20/2013
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

12/19/2013
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

12/14/2013
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 ...

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