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Week 4 in Hattiesburg-Rebuilding from Disasters

We finished our fourth week of work in Hattiesburg for the spring period. With a full team we worked on 3 homes this week, continuing the work on the Rebecca street house for the second week where the outside was completed, tear out in the bedroom completed and drywall installed, taped and two coats of mud applied. We then moved Ginger, Larry, Cheri and Butch to a new project site in Petal where they started the soffit and fascia repairs and scraped to prepare for painting the outside of the ...

Our Agencies Love their NOMADS!

The United Methodist agencies for which we have projects have reported great things about their recent teams: "Great group. Worked well together and seemed to really enjoy each others company. Each seemed to have a particular specialty and as a group could accomplish anything requested of them." "Oh my gosh, I cannot say enough about the teams that were here. Our team leaders were amazing, as well as the rest of the team. They were all so gracious and helpful. May God bless each and everyone ...

Team Hattiesburg Weekly Report March 23, 2018

This just finished our third week of work here in Hattiesburg, Mississippi since our arrival the first of March. At this point we have completed two homes that had been assigned to us and started on two more. One is in Hattiesburg for a disabled veteran and the other home is in Petal for a retired Methodist minister. This is work from the F4 tornado that struck the area in January of 2017. Both of these homes had received damage including the loss of their roofs which caused water damage. The ...

Disaster Rebuilding in Baton Rouge March 21, 2017

Week One Baton Rouge, LA, 3/12-3/15/2018 This week kicked off the spring DR in Baton Rouge. The week one team was Barb and Mike, fulltimers from PA, Mark and Jo, full-timers from Iowa, Mark and Lisa from LA, Dave and Rita from AL, led by Max and Anne from AL. We all arrived by Saturday afternoon and settled in to our RV sites in the parking lot at Francis Asbury UMC. Sunday morning we worshiped at Francis Asbury and received a very warm welcome from the congregation. Monday morning the entire ...

Weekly Devotion from Mitch Todd

Check out this weekly devotion from Edie and Wayne Mahan's nephew, Mitch Todd: https://weeklydevotion.com/2018/02/27/scrubbing-in/

Oklahoma Disaster Recovery can See the Light

Click on the link below to the latest from the Oklahoma Disaster Recovery http://oklahomaunitedmethodistchurchdisasterresponse.org/Newsletter2-23-18

NOMADS Board Openings

It’s that time of the year to express your desire to serve on the United Methodist Nomads Board of Directors.  Candidates for the three positions to be filled for 2018 thru 2022: SE Jurisdiction Representative and two Members At Large.  The members desiring to be on the Board need to submit a "consent to serve" letter to the board secretary, Bill Koch (billkoch45@gmail.com).  Jurisdictional board members must either reside in or have their home church located in the jurisdiction.    

Newspaper Article on Mercedes NOMADS Luncheon

Check out the Mercedes Enterprise newspaper article on the NOMADS Winter Luncheon in Mercedes, Texas recently: /files/pagefiles/www/news+article+nomads+luncheon+fumc+mercedes+jan+2018.pdf

Our agency partners love their NOMADS!

Our hosting agencies evaluate their projects and teams at the end of each project.  As always, we had some wonderful comments from them late in 2017: "This lead couple demonstrated the highest commitment to a cooperative spirit for all the Nomads and for all staff and Board members. The spirit of Christ was evident in their attitude, work and cooperative spirit. The entire group accomplished more than our agency thought possible at the beginning." "This was an excellent team with excellent ...

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