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Nomads have a "Can Do" Attitude

10/6/2020
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 - ends Sept. 30, 2020

9/29/2020
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 ...

Nomads Board of Directors Annual Board Meeting Sept 17 and 18th

9/17/2020
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. 

UMVIM Mission Academy Oct 2020 Schedule

9/15/2020
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

Argyle UMC - Upper NY Conference Adirondack District Story on Nomads

9/3/2020
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 ...

Daily Reporter - Greenfield, Indiana story on Nomads

7/21/2020
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/

Period 8 Hosting Agencies Loved their Nomads!

7/19/2020
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 ...

MMDC article on Nomads

6/25/2020
Click on the link below to see the latest issue of Midwest Mission Distribution Center's newsletter, with a focus article about the Nomads on pages 4-5.  /files/pagefiles/www/mmdc+newsletter+with+article+on+nomads.pdf

Donate to Nomads via amazon.smile.com

6/15/2020
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A Special Prayer on Memorial Day

5/25/2020
A special prayer on Memorial Day -- As we remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for the freedoms we enjoy every day, we think of how they have followed in the footsteps of your son, our Savior, Jesus Christ. Please hold our servicemen and women in your strong arms. Cover them with your sheltering grace and your presence as they stand in the gap for our protection.  We also remember the families of our troops. We ask for your unique blessings to fill their homes, and we pray your ...

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