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A special friend of NOMADS, Lee Padgett, the director of Aldersgate Retreat Center in Ravenna, Kentucky, has sent us a lovely note. Login to the NOMADS Member's Area and page down to Recent News for Members, to read the letter from Lee.
If you are leading in periods 1, 2, 3 or 4 in 2013, and have not received your team leader packet via email, please contact the office for assistance.
If you were on a 3-week project during period 13, which ended yesterday, the email with your evaluation links that was sent midday yesterday did not go through. So the emails were sent again this morning. Sorry for the delay. And thank you for evaluating your project!
Period 3 leaders, please check your email accounts for the details for your period 3 (starts Feb 18, 2013) projects. Please let me know if you did not receive yours for periods 1, 2 or 3.
Team Leaders for Winter NOMADS projects, which begin in January, have been emailed their leader packets for period 1 and period 2 projects. Period 3 will soon be emailed out. Team leaders can then begin working with their hosting agency staff people to determine the work priorities, see how the team skills match up, and begin communicating with their team members. We are asking our team leaders to get in touch with their team at approximately 2 months prior to the start of the project. There ...
The staff at Hinton have asked us to change their period 11 project in 2013 to period 13....so we've now done that for them. Period 13 begins on October 7, 2013.
Many projects into 2013 have already been scheduled and are ready for NOMADS signups. Projects are added every week. NOMADS, please login to the Member's Area and use the project signup software to view all the opportunities to serve. Contact the NOMADS office if you need assistance.
Many NOMADS are signing up a bit earlier this year for our Winter-Spring (Jan-May) projects, thanks to our new signup software. We'll continue to add more projects, as we receive them from agencies, until we arrive at a number that we believe we can adequately "staff", and to a level that compares with recent winter schedules for us. NOMADS, please login regularly to see what's new on our project schedule in 2013, and please help out wherever you can.
We are adding projects to our schedule for the first half of 2013, and NOMADS are already signing on for them. If you're interested in hosting NOMADS during Winter 2013, please make application soon. The earliest applicants will most likely garner signups, and later or last minute project applicants may not. We will post a similar number of projects each period as is typical for us, so if you're interested in a particular time frame, please apply early to be sure you can get that timing (if ...
Click on this link to read the latest about the Camp Fontanelle NOMADS project, completed May 31st, 2012. www.umcneb.org/enewsletterarchives/detail/83#NOMADS_wander_into_Nebraska