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Rebuilding Continues in Louisiana

3/18/2022
We had 2 days of drywall mudding work at Gwen's house, and then we moved to another home to try to finish up there. Insulated walls and ceilings, installed Hardie siding to front wall and installed soffit to two sides of a home. First time Nomads worked at this home on Hale St. Gwen's home was being worked on by Fuller Disaster to make sure all mudding was completed so that on Monday our new team can spray ceilings and walls with texture and then prime and paint.  Shared by our team leaders, ...

Disaster Rebuilding in Louisiana

3/13/2022
Week 4: March 7th Had total of 4 couples working on Gwen's house with the direction of Fuller Center Disaster ReBuilders. After electrical inspection passed from the Nomad in Week 3, we were able to finish all ceiling and walls sheetrock and put on first coat of mud.  Irene & Jim Lewis, Team Leaders  

Disaster Rebuilding in Laurel, MS

3/1/2022
Week 2 We had a good week. We started on the 2nd house where we covered a large hole in the ceiling and one on the wall.  Removed and replaced wood flooring.  At the 1st house we insulated a bathroom, removed a firebox that was rusty, placed cabinets, dry walled and mudded walls in the bathroom. We also repaired the brick exterior around the breaker box.  We had 5 couples on Monday and another couple started Tuesday. We had a total of 316 hours for this week. Jean and Larry S., Team Leaders  

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

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