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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.   

2014 Project Periods have been set

5/3/2013
Now that we have our Annual Meeting dates set for Sept 7-11, 2014, we have finished establishing our project periods for the remainder of 2014.     Period                  Start                              End   Winter First                     January 6                       January 23   Second                 January 27                     February 13   Third                    February 17                           March 6   Fourth                  March 10                       March 27     ...

Gracious Thank You's from period 5 Hosting Agencies

5/1/2013
NOMADS received some lovely comments this period, for their service at partnering United Methodist agencies: From Page Community UMC in Page, Arizona - "The work was done quickly and was done well. The greatest thing about the NOMADS was their faith that was shining the entire time. It is a blessing to be around them as they visited and worked sharing their faith. We love having NOMADS." From Holston UM Home for Children in Greeneville, Tennessee - "This group of NOMADS has been such a blessing ...

Comments from Period 4 Hosting Agencies

4/14/2013
Our period 4 ended on March 28th, and some of our Hosts have responded by evaluating their projects for us.  We had a lovely comment from the Vashti Center in Thomasville, GA  "It is always unbelievable how much work the NOMADS get done while they are here. They work in all the buildings on our campus - quietly & diligently. What a reflection of Christ's love."  

Period 6 begins April 22, 2013

4/13/2013
We have several openings on teams with leadership:   for Whittier Evangelical UMC in Whittier, CA, for Reynoldswood Christian Camp in Dixon, IL, for Camp Jo-Ota in Clarence, MO and for Lake Junaluska Assembly in Lake Junaluska, NC.  NOMADS, please sign up if you can to fill the openings on these teams.  Or contact the NOMADS office for assistance. 

Gracious Thank You Notes from period 3 partners

4/4/2013
Period 3 projects have ended and several of our Host Agencies had some great things to say about their NOMADS teams! From San Dimas UMC - "The Nomads and their leaders far exceeded our expectations. The team members and leaders arrived promptly at 8:00am each morning for the period three project and worked non-stop through the day, often working until 5:00pm. We have been so blessed by Connie and John and the Nomads team; we can not thank you enough. The Nomads attended our church services on a ...

Article on NOMADS in Angels Care Center Newsletter

4/2/2013
NOMADS serving at St. John's UMC in Winter Haven, Florida this winter were highlighted in the March issue of their newsletter: COME SEE THE CHANGES TO OUR BUILDING!! If you haven’t been to Angels Care Center since Christmas, you will be surprised at the many changes.  We have been blessed to have had two separate teams of NOMADS come and work for us.  The entire outside of the building has been cleaned and painted; the parking lot and outside area cleaned; the chapel area cleaned and remodeled;...

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