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Rio Texas Conference Disaster Rebuilding Jan 17, 2020

1/18/2020
This week the team started out together working on the ramp and steps at the first house. We were able to complete the steps and get all but the top board on the steps. We finished the rail on the deck. Built the ramp and had the upright boards in place for the railings. We ran out of materials so had to stop early. Tuesday we split the team, half went back to house number one and worked on ramp railing. Group one finished early so went to house number two to help. At house number two we kept ...

Texas Rebuilders Weekly Report Jan 14, 2020

1/14/2020
We had a team of 8 people; Mark and Mary Jo Dhein, Dave Hill, Harry Boris, Charlie and Martha Brown, Jack and Barb Schmoll, that worked really hard. Our tasks were to tear down two additions to the home and load the debris in a trailer to go to the dump. Then we were to build an 8 X 8 deck on the rear of the new home with a handicap ramp down the side of the house. We were able to get the additions removed and the deck framed and decked. We also addressed some electrical issues in the home. ...

Christmas and News Year's Florida Rebuilding

1/11/2020
Christmas Week Our Christmas and New Year’s Team was completed as we welcomed Steve and Glenita in on Saturday. Sunday night was a long night for the team. During our team meeting we learned that Monroe County was placed under a tornado watch. Later in the evening a water spout headed straight toward Key West and Monroe County was placed under a tornado warning. All the team received their phone alerts and gathered back inside the church as requested. The tornado warning wasn’t canceled until ...

Scheduling 2021 Winter Projects

1/3/2020
For our partners in the Southern states, it's time to schedule your project if you would like to have NOMADS back in early 2021. Scheduling is first-come, first-served and we ask that you give us two choices on timing when you apply for your project. Period 1 dates are Jan 4-21, 2021, period 2 dates are Jan 25 - Feb 11, 2021, period 3 dates are Feb 15 - Mar 4, 2021, period 4 dates are Mar 8-25, 2021 and period 5 dates are Mar 29 - Apr 15, 2021.. We accept applications for projects that are ...

Florida Rebuilding Continues Dec 21, 2019

12/21/2019
Click on the link below for this week's report on Florida Disaster Rebuilding: /files/pagefiles/www/florida+rebuilders+12202019.pdf

Texas Rebuilders Weekly Report Dec 20, 2019

12/19/2019
This week we were able to get the laundry room sided, the roof finished, and we painted. We also got all finish work on the inside completed. The siding and trim got painted. The electrical work was completed. All the appliances were delivered and we were able to get them installed. Thursday afternoon we had fresh baked cookies, hot chocolate and coffee for the home owner, three of her children, and the case worker. We were able to give the home owner the Bible and keys to the house. She will be...

Amazon Smile donations to NOMADS

12/18/2019
span style="font-family:"Arial",sans-serif; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman";color:#333333">AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support a charity of your choice every time you shop, at no cost to you. Your charity, span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif">United Methodist Nomads, recently received a quarterly donation of $98.22 thanks to customers shopping at smile.amazon.com. To date, AmazonSmile has donated a total of: $1,474.57 to United Methodist Nomads ...

Hosting UM Agencies Love their NOMADS!

12/14/2019
Our period 15 of 2019 ended recently, and our hosting agencies had lots of great comments about their teams: "Our Nomads group did everything from electrical to carpentry to painting to landscaping and plumbing. Every work assignment that was given to them they completed perfectly." "The Nomads were extraordinary in their level of skill, insight and adaptation to the task they worked on. They were self-motivated and innovative. Because of their varied experiences, they brought fresh ideas to ...

Texas Rebuilders Team Report Dec 13, 2019

12/13/2019
This week we welcomed Dave and Judy Peterson to our group. We have 4 RVs and 7 people. We accomplished quite a bit. The outside of the house got blue paint on 2 sides and the eaves got white final coat all the way around the house. It is looking great. Inside all doors are now installed and ready to be painted. All base board is in place. The kitchen cupboards are all in place and the countertops are in place. The water heater is wired. The laundry room is coming together; all rafters are up, ...

Florida Rebuilding Continues Dec 13, 2019

12/12/2019
Week of December 9-12 in Big Pine Key   We said good-bye to the Phelps on Friday and then welcomed Max and Anne Armstrong and Elaine Grabin on Saturday.  Since Max and Anne are going to take over the leadership at the end of this week, the Freemans introduced them to the homeowners of the two homes that we will be working on this week.  Thursday evening we went out to dinner to celebrate the work done and the weeks that the Freemans led.    First we went over to Dennis’s house, showed them ...

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