Give Thanks 1 Chronicles 16:34, Oh, give thanks to the Lord, for He is good! (NKJV) The present tense of “give thanks to the Lord” signifies present times and indicates the need to thank God at all times. This psalm of the writer was a thanks to God for the return of the Ark of the Covenant to Jerusalem. In the midst of the fullness of praise and joy, we are led to prayer in a humble petition for salvation, togetherness and protection from enemies. God's treatment of His chosen people had been...
Check out the focus article in the Meridian (Mississippi) Star on the Nomads Disaster Rebuilding teams and their recent work on a home there. Click on the link below: https://www.meridianstar.com/news/local_news/its-a-blessing-volunteers-repair-meridian-home-damaged-in-2018-tornado/article_0ef672d4-df5a-5672-ae7f-7441fd446683.html
Please join us as we lift up our fellow Nomads, those who are leaving period 15 or travelling to period 16 projects this week/weekend. May our Lord watch over each and every one as they travel to projects or back home to be with family.
Our hosting agencies recently reported a long list of projects our Nomads accomplished for them: "Our team did barn repairs, cottage repairs, brick patio repair, worked on rock around foundation, painted outdoor furniture, stained a log house, painted the church bathroom, stained a deck, mounted a "blind" on running gear and did some antique chair repairs." "They installed new metal roofs on 5 cabins, painted cabin & lodge doors, repaired two metal roofs, painted bathrooms, put new flooring in...
Annual Meeting Love Auction Fundraiser - runs through September 30, 2020 Love Auction. Mark and I, as auction committee chairs, are heartbroken that members are not going to experience Annual Meeting this year. The attendees get so much out of getting together, sharing stories, meeting up with friends, and of course, enjoying the silent and live auctions. During last years Love Auction, our generous, loving and talented group donated and purchased over $52,000 to fund projects. This money ...
Our Executive Committee of the Board of Directors is meeting today, September 17, 2020, and our full Board is meeting tomorrow, September 18, 2020. Please give us a little extra time to respond to emailed or phoned in inquiries. And pray for our Lord's guidance for our Board as they plan for the future of our organization.
United Methodist Volunteers In Mission, North Central Jurisdiction's Mission Academy will be held in October this year. Click on the link below for the schedule of workshops, and sign up if you wish to attend. /files/pagefiles/www/umvim+mission+academy+oct+2020.pdf
Nomad Karen Gates shared this article, from the Upper New York Conference Adirondack District Newsletter: ARGYLE UMC HAS THE BEST KEPT SECRET IN UPPER NEW YORK CONFERENCE! SEVERAL YEARS AGO, ONE OF OUR SNOWBIRDS CAME BACK AND BEGAN SHARING HER EXPERIENCE OF W0RKING WITH A GROUP OF RETIRED UNITED METHODISTS WHILE SHE WAS IN FLORIDA. HER NAME IS KAREN AND SHE IS AN INCREDIBLE BLESSING TO OUR CHURCH, HERE’S WHY. KAREN BEGAN TELLING US ABOUT THE NOMADS AND HOW THEY GO TO CHURCHES AND DO ...
Check out the neat focus article on Nomads in the Daily Reporter of Greenfield, Indiana. Nomads in focus are Mike and Ruth Allford and Dennis and Linda Westrich. http://www.greenfieldreporter.com/2020/07/18/mission_on_wheels_retirees_in_rvs_travel_to_ministry_sites/
Sharing some of the comments our hosting United Methodist agencies made after their period 8 projects this summer. Period 8 ended June 18, 2020. "Same as always - true blessings!" "With Covid this year, our camp was unable to have our normal volunteer days so this group stepped up and did many unexpected projects. They worked hard, and we couldn't have asked for any more." "EXCELLENT team of dedicated workers, a wonderful blessing to this ministry!" "We commented how God put this team ...