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Find your project location....see map below!

8/19/2010
As you contemplate your NOMADS projects for this fall or for next winter, you may wonder where some of these places are located!  Right?  Well we now have a great mapping tool for your use.  From the website homepage, page down to the map of the United States, click on the state you're interested in, and then click on the site you're wondering about.  Not only will you be able to see if on the map, but you can get directions from your address to their address if you like.  Fantastic tool for you...

Promotions at Annual Conferences

7/23/2010
NOMADS are spreading the word about our mission at more Annual Conferences and Methodist gatherings than ever before.  This is an important and effective way of contacting pastors, conference delegates and others attending these events.  Thank you to all of you who have arranged for and set up booths and displays, and to those who assisted them.  Your help in promoting NOMADS is greatly appreciated!

Project Evaluations- Continued High Return Rate!

6/18/2010
Three years ago, the return rate for project evaluations was a dismal 30%!  Within a year we were at 70% and we have maintained that high return rate since.  The message is out "We really do read them and use the information to make NOMADS better."  Thanks to all of you who return your evaluations!  Starting this year, we asked leaders to try to make sure that all project evaluations were returned in one batch.  And for the most part this is what has happened!  Kudos to our leaders!  Our PCC ...

Earthquakes around the world

6/17/2010
The recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile have left many people homeless and without the basic necessities of life.  NOMADS members, like so many countless other volunteers, want to help in any way we can.  Travel to Haiti or Chile requires special preparations and it is important that you understand the needs and requirements for travel to or working in either country.  Please check out the UMCOR web site where you will find a great deal of information regarding volunteering in Chile or Haiti ...

Hurricane Ike Recovery

6/17/2010
The recovery work continues by the volunteers working with the Disaster Recovery Houston/Galveston folks in Texas.  NOMADS have contributed over 5,000 hours of labor to rebuild homes in Galveston this past year, during 22 weeks running from September 2009 through March 2010.  The work continues.  If you would like to help please contact Ms. Flanagan at vflanagan@txcumc.org or phone her at 832-895-6099.  RV parking is available but must be reserved in advance.  Please check out the Texas United ...

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