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Volunteer Hours valued at $28.54/hour by Independent Sector

2/28/2022
Check out the current value, as of April 2021, of volunteer hours donated using the link below: Independent Sector Releases New Value of Volunteer Time of $28.54 Per Hour — Independent Sector

Bill Tarbell awarded "Man of the Year" by UMM

2/21/2022
  METHODIST MAN OF THE YEAR - 2021: Bill Tarbell (left) was recognized on January 23, 2022 during worship service at First United Methodist Church of Hanover, Pennsylvania.  Participating in the ceremony were Steve Bortner, President of United Methodist Men and Rev. Dr. Michael Brossman, Senior Pastor of First Church.  Bill was selected based on his years of untiring volunteer service to First Church as member of United Methodist Men and Sunday School Teacher; his 17 years of service to the ...

Top Ten Reads in Indiana Conference in 2021

1/6/2022
The October focus article on Nomads in Indiana was selected as one of the Top Ten Reads in the Indiana Conference publication for 2021! https://www.inumc.org/home-page/top-ten-reads-of-2021/

Thank you from Jacksonville UMC East Machias, Maine

1/1/2022
Happy New Year to all you wonderful NOMADS from all of us at Jacksonville UMC and Jacksonville Campground EMCA in East Machias, Maine.    And Thank You so very much for all you did for us this past year, and over the past several years.  Together we are making the world a better place  -  one step at a time.    Much love,    Sharon Dean  

RV Industry Backlog as reported by Business Insider

12/15/2021
Check out this article on Thor Industries backlog https://www.businessinsider.com/major-rv-maker-thor-industries-18-billion-in-backlog-orders-2021-12

Hosting Agencies Love their Nomads teams!

12/4/2021
Recent 3-week project hosts reported they had wonderful Nomads teams....again! "They worked diligently and thoroughly to make sure projects were completed to our standards and were what we needed. They were flexible with new needs that came up throughout their time as well as adjusted to projects based on the weather. I really appreciated their work and the overall ministry of the NOMADS." "Wonderful experience working with all of them. Appreciate the hard work and attitude of service." "...

Nomads Endowment at Missouri UM Foundation

11/16/2021
Nomads has a new Endowment Fund with the Missouri United Methodist Foundation.  Check out the article in this month's magazine at MUMF: /files/pagefiles/www/mumf+article+on+nomads+endowment+fund.pdf

Note from Pastor Courtney Randall

11/3/2021
Dear Carla Kinsey,   Nomads are incredible and they inspire.  We were blessed by two summers of Nomads at New Hope UMC in North Adams, MA.  The groups that came to serve alongside the church in its new building were faithful and hope-filled people.  They also spurred the curiosity of our three children for RVs and campers.  Nomads like Rodney and Tammy Ripley invited our kids and the church kids to look through their camper.     So last week when our youngest son, Caden, turned 5 we made him a ...

"Branching Out" story on Nomads

10/19/2021
Check out the interview with Chris and Susan Grove, Oklahoma Nomads, with the Oklahoma Conference webinar "Branching Out" done in October 2021.   https://www.okumcmission.org/branching-out/

Indiana Conference Story on Nomads

10/19/2021
Check out this excellent story on Nomads, October 2021: https://www.inumc.org/home-page/nomads-the-hands-and-feet-of-jesus-arriving-by-rv/?fbclid=IwAR2IfFlI9V9N5qICqAgMyM3Q0PhSi68WtEd03MzMwvv29dUqV3sDCrF-NjI

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