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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 ...

Big Pine Key DR Dec 6, 2019

12/7/2019
On Saturday Ron and Mary Freiberg and Herman and Janis Small joined the Phelps and Freemans in Big Pine Key.  Sunday we went to church in the morning and then in the evening had our pot luck dinner and meeting.  This week we worked on two houses.  Mr. Dennis kept the entire team busy on Monday and Tuesday.  We finished putting up the drywall in the hall and also finished the ceiling drywall in the closet and hall.  Kathy, Gene, and Herman finished putting the screws in the ceiling drywall.  We ...

Port Lavaca Disaster Rebuilding Continues Dec. 6, 2019

12/6/2019
This last week we had a team of nine people. The weather was cooperative so we were able to get started on the outside work. We finished painting and laying flooring in all rooms. The kitchen cabinets were painted and some were put in place. The water heater was put in place and plumbed. The laundry room was started - two walls are framed. We welcomed Russell Golly and Karen Gates on Sunday and said goodbye to them on Friday. We also said goodbye to Bill and Ogie Watkins. Jack and Barb Schmoll, ...

Florida DR weekly report Nov 29, 2019

12/3/2019
Week of 11/25-11/29:  Week 8 of the project The weekend before Thanksgiving, most of us went to Key West to explore different places.  We have been blessed to be close to a city that has multiple museums and different opportunities.  Our new RV spots at the church are nice and it is pretty quiet here.  Sunday we all went to church and then everyone went their own way.  Carolyn has been encouraged by the pastor’s wife to play horn in the cantata which has kept her busy on Sunday afternoons.   ...

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