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Our thanks to Tammy Kuntz, our North Central Jurisdiction United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) coordinator, who joined the United Methodist NOMADS for their annual meeting in Memphis, TN last week. She included NOMADS in her September 30th newsletter. Click on link to view: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Opportunities-for-service--September-30--2018.html?soid=1102502740465&aid=6DY2_R8lpyE
Please pray for thoughtful and God-led deliberations for our Board of Directors, who meet soon in Memphis, Tennessee. Our board meetings are open, except for a couple of times when personnel or general concerns will be discussed. So please plan to sit in on Friday, if you are at the Agricenter and interested in their work for our organization.
Check out the New England Conference newsletter article on the NOMADS team at New Hope UMC: https://www.neumc.org/newsdetail/nomad-volunteers-help-renovate-new-hope-umc-11672970
We've just completed our first 3 week project for New Hope UMC in North Adams, Massachusetts, and now the second 3 week team is on site during period 10. Check out the local newspaper article on this church and NOMADS involvement by clicking on the link below: http://www.iberkshires.com/story/57880/New-Hope-United-Methodist-Church-Renovating-State-Street-Structure-.html
Click on the link below to view the newspaper article on our NOMADS team working on Foreman First UMC in Arkansas, period 7 (May 2018). /files/pagefiles/www/little+river+news+article+july+2018.pdf
Click on the link below to view the Messenger newsletter from Richmond, Missouri, with focus on NOMADS Jay and Beth Hicks. /files/websites/www/nomads+in+the+messenger.pdf
Recent project evaluations included some great comments from the Pastors or Directors of the churches or agencies for whom we had projects this summer. Here are a few of their comments about their NOMADS teams: "The work was wonderful! The workers were cheerful and very dedicated to their projects. The work went very smoothly and the end product is exceptional. Professional all the way." "The Nomads were a great help to us at Camp. The time and effort that they put into each project was such ...
From the May Newsletter at Hinton Rural Life Center in Hayesville, NC: Hinton Center was happy to host the UMC NOMADS for three weeks during April and May. The NOMADS did far too many projects at Hinton to list them all individually, but their work included painting and repairs in Sells Cottage, Patterson Cottage and Bideaux Hermitage, and work on a new office in the Administration Building. Much of their time was spent working on our new Lakeside Worship Center, where they built a deck, ...
After 8 weeks in Hattiesburg we are now going home for the summer. The time here has been a wonderful experience. Not only have we been the hands and feet for the Lord but we have been with old friends and have met new ones. The teams have worked on at least 6 homes since we have been here. R3SM is a fantastic agency to work under. A.big thank you to Oak Grove United Methodist Church for letting us stay in their parking lot and making us feel like part of their family. It was a blessing to meet ...