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South Carolina DR Report

6/2/2021
Hello from the south. The South Carolina Disaster Rebuild has much to offer.  Not only have they had plenty of work for us to do but they have ice cream shops galore. There is one called Cook Out with 40 different shakes that are all pretty good. So for the work. We are still at the McManus house one bathroom done and the second started. Tore out the shower and surround and found what we expected. The floor joists were all rotted including the ones that had been sistered to brace the shower. ...

Disaster Rebuilding Continues in SC

5/10/2021
Hello from South Carolina!     Here it is getting towards the middle of May, so we have a big race in one town for those that like NASCAR and biker week for the two wheeler types. Both were fun for those that could follow it. For the rest of us it was a busy week working at multiple houses.     We were blessed to be able to give bibles to Mr. Charles and Ms. Gould. How can you count the blessings from the smiles on the faces of people who have had issues with their homes for going on two years? ...

Weekly Team Report - SC DR at 5-6-21

5/6/2021
Hey all you adventurous NOMADS.  Here we are working out of Tatum, South Carolina and going to Wallace SC to work on Mr. Charle’s home. It has been a challenge, but God is so good.  We are working with Scott and Chari Shawcross, Rick and Marilyn Sherman and of course us ( Gene and Carolyn Freeman). The first of the week was Hot Hot Hot. Near or over 90 each day. Mr. Charles, the home we are working on has done his best to try and make the working environment comfortable.       We all know that ...

SC Disaster Rebuilders weekly report 4-30-21

4/30/2021
Greetings NOMADS, from your team in Tatum, South Carolina. The Freemans arrived on Friday as the Armstrongs were leaving. The rest of the team consisting of Stel Cummings, Jodi Price, Lou and Elaine Amandola, Randy and Mary Fathbruckner  and Sara Donaldson all stayed on for the next two weeks. We all worked on Ms. Cynth’s noble home and Ms. Lily's home for the last two weeks. They both needed extensive floor repairs and also both required work on the plumbing. As often happens we had surprises. ...

Mission Moment Interview with Easleys

4/23/2021
Nomads Everett and Elizabeth Easley were interviewed by their Pastor about Nomads.  Check out this wonderful interview: https://www.facebook.com/1378351895/posts/10225744066773251/?d=n

Membership Renewals Due March 31st

3/31/2021
Nomads, have you paid your dues for this year?  Our dues year ends March 31st.  To check your "dues next due" date, and to "Pay dues now" simply login and click on "Dues - Membership Status".  If you prefer, you can mail a check to:  United Methodist Nomads, P. O. Box 9066, Hot Springs Village, AR 71910.  For assistance email Carla at director@nomadsumc.org  

Hosting Agencies report on their Nomad Teams

3/30/2021
Nomads teams in January and February of 2021 received some great comments from our hosting agency staffers. "Very conscientious work was performed for all tasks. Additionally noticed and fixed some things that they discovered while here on our campus." "Our NOMAD team was incredibly friendly, courteous and professional in everything they did and we would welcome them back again, anytime. Wonderful servants of the Lord, each and every one of them." "Highly competent and hard workers - greatly ...

Volunteer Hours valued at $27.20/hour by Independent Sector

2/11/2021
Check out the current value, as of July 2020, of volunteer hours donated using the link below: https://independentsector.org/value-of-volunteer-time-2020/

Article in AARP on RV lifestyle

1/26/2021
Check out the focus article on the RVing lifestyle, including an interview with Nomads Max and Anne Armstrong. https://www.aarp.org/home-family/your-home/info-2021/rv-lifestyle-during-covid.html

Hosting Agencies Thankful for Nomads

1/13/2021
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. ...

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