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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

Schedule your Fall 2022 Nomads

10/3/2021
Planning 12-15 months in advance for your Nomads project works best, if we are to get a full team of Nomads to line up for you.  We are taking applications for fall of 2022, and early 2023 is now opening for scheduling projects.  So please DO NOT DELAY if you wish to have a team in 2022!   If you are already a partner for Nomads projects, please go to our website home page and click on the yellow LOGIN button at the top, select Church/Agency login and login there.  Please give us two choices ...

Missouri Conference October Magazine features Nomads

9/21/2021
The October magazine of the Missouri Annual Conference has a great article on several Missouri Nomads!  Check it out at http://www.moumethodist.org/magazine

Nomads Annual Meeting in Elkhart, Indiana

9/8/2021
Nomads are on their way to Elkhart, Indiana for our Annual Reunion and Meeting, September 12-16, 2021.  If you would like to join us, please email our event registrar Vince Anderson at vpa3095@yahoo.com  or our Program Administrator Carla Kinsey at director@nomadsumc.org for registration information.  

Hosting UM Agencies Loved their Teams!

6/27/2021
Recently completed projects have been evaluated by our hosting agencies, with wonderful praise for our teams: "EXCELLENT - FABULOUS GROUP, LOVED, LOVED, LOVED this team." "The nomads were amazing. They were very knowledgable and hard working. A great caring group." "Each member of the team was friendly and professional. They got the jobs done and, at the same time, enjoyed the richness of the fellowship of working together as a team. We provided lunch every day for the crew and this was a ...

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. Charleā€™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 ...

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