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Team Leader Packets have gone out for Period 14 projects

7/20/2013
If you're leading a team this fall, through period 14, but have not received your emailed team leader packet, please notify the NOMADS office as soon as possible.  

Team Leader Packets are out to all Period 13 Leaders

7/12/2013
The leader emails with project and team info for all our period 13 projects have been sent. If you are signed up for a period 13 project without leadership, will you please consider whether you have an alternative project that might work for you that period?  For assistance, contact the NOMADS office please.   

Holston Home Dedicates Hutchins House

7/2/2013
 The Greeneville Sun (Greeneville, TN) had an article recently on the dedication of the Hutchins House: www.greenevillesun.com/Local_News/article/Holston-Home-Dedicates-History-House-id-324744

Period 12 Team Leader Packets are out

6/17/2013
If you are leading a team during period 12 - Sept 16 to Oct 3, 2013, and did not receive your emailed team leader packet this week, please email the office right away.   

Period 9 begins Monday, June 24, 2013

6/17/2013
A couple of openings remain, on teams with leadership, in Pontiac, Illinois for Evenglow Lodge, and in Gorham, New York for Gorham UMC.  A couple of NOMADS are also going without a team leader to Twinlow Camp in Rathdrum, Idaho.  If you can assist with any of these projects, please login to sign up, or contact the NOMADS office for assistance.  

Period 7 Host Agency Comments

6/3/2013
We had some lovely comments from period 7 project hosts, which just ended on May 30th, 2013: From Camp Fontanelle:  "Amazed and tickled by efficiency and magnitude of projects completed. In all, 47 different tasks were completed." From Circle of Care Boy's Ranch: "They were a God send. Truly amazing leadership & team collaboration. Very high standard of work. Went way above & beyond any & all expectations. Words cannot express our gratitude, we are truly blessed to have such amazing people sent ...

Period 8 begins Monday, June 3rd

5/29/2013
While Summer is a lighter time for NOMADS projects, please pray for safe travels for our 4 teams heading out to projects this period.  We have teams en route to the Wesley Village Retirement Center in Macomb, Illinois, to the United Methodist Economic Ministry in Salem Township, Maine, to Central Methodist University in Fayette, Missouri and to Victor United Methodist Church in Victor, New York.  The Maine project is full but the Fayette project has room for one more, and the other two have ...

New Agency Partner - Murphy Harpst Children's Centers

5/19/2013
Murphy - Harpst is a children's home in Cedartown, Georgia, primarily for older children who have been abused.  It is a 160 acre campus with older but nice facilities.  p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; line-height:150%"> p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto; line-height:150%">There is a new gym/classroom/storage building that needs work along with many other projects.   Their funding, like most children's ...

Circle of Care, Pearl's Hope in Tulsa, Oklahoma

5/9/2013
Would you like to be part of a team that helps to bring hope to homeless families?  One of our “new” partnering agencies is part of the Circle of Care in Oklahoma and is called PEARL’S HOPE.  Many of you have been to the Boy's Ranch in Gore and to the Children’s Home in Tahlequah, which are also part of Circle of Care.  PEARL’S HOPE is in Tulsa and is a transitional housing facility that provides an array of support services for single mothers and their children.  Most importantly, they assist ...

Period 7 begins Monday

5/8/2013
We have one opening on a team with leadership, in North Scituate, Rhode Island, for Camp Aldersgate.  We also have one couple who will be dropping in as the only NOMADS for the project in of openings for our 3 week project period which begins Monday, in Rollins, Montana for Flathead Lake United Methodist Camp.  Please sign up if you can assist with either of these projects.  The remainder of the projects during period 7 are full, and two were cancelled due to lack of signups.   

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