Our last period of 2020, in December, had Nomads at 9 projects in 5 states: Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana and Texas. Our "clients" reported great things about their teams: "This team was talented, enthusiastic and a pleasure to work with." "Our Nomads were all a joy and delight to work with. So grateful for their time with us. NOMADs have always been a blessing to our site and its ministries!" "This was an amazing team that worked so hard in a challenging weather environment. ...
Click on the link below for the story on Nomads Disaster Rebuilding during late 2020 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. https://www.wdam.com/video/2020/12/17/tornado-victim-gets-help-nomads-volunteers/
Jesus Forever Hebrews 13:8, Jesus Christ is the same yesterday, today, and forever. (NKJV) The Lord and Savior remains the same and never changes. He who is the subject of all Christian teaching never changes and cannot be altered by worldly teachings. The word Yesterday carries the thought back to the lifetime of the teachers and what the Savior was to them and so He was and will be forever to all generations. The whole period since He “sat down on the right hand of God” is covered by His ...
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
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 ...