Pecatonica, Illinois will be the location of the NOMADS Annual gathering together, September 2-6, 2013. More details to come!
Click on this link to the Mansfield News Journal online, for an article after the recent NOMADS project for Blue Rose Mission. www.mansfieldnewsjournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article
Special thanks to Arlin and Sue Kiel for sharing their photos of the Disaster Releif work from Haley, Alabamna. To view their photos, please click here.
Photos of the disaster rebuild completed in Vandemere, North Carolina are now available here. Special thanks to Dottie and Larry Mathis from Lancaster, PA for documenting the work on their blog, Dancing Dottie.
Registration information will be available in mid-June, so please plan to join us in Hamburg, New York for our Annual Meeting and Reunion. There will be plenty of fellowship, entertainment, workshops, business discussions and more. So we hope to see you in beautiful New York state this fall!
Please pray for the NOMADS Fall/Winter Disaster Rebuilding RTPs. The NOMADS have been invited to help rebuild after disasters in Cordova, AL, Haleyville, AL, and Bastrop, Texas. Each project is unique and your prayers are needed. The Cordova project focuses on rebuilding at the Cordova Long United Methodist Church which was destroyed by an EF-4 tornado on April 27, 2011. Work will center on classrooms, kitchen, bathrooms and fellowship hall. The Haleyville, AL project is a continuation of ...
Praise God. This marks the conclusion of the NOMADS Disaster Rebuilding Spring RTP in Haleyville, AL and Vandemere, NC. God has been so good and shown His guidance in many ways in these locations. Thank you to the NOMADS who committed themselves to being Jesus' hands and feet in these communities. At Haleyville, 48 members worked on this project over 14 weeks and contributed approximately 2888 hours of love-labor. At, Vandemere, 44 members worked on this project over 12 weeks and contributed ...
If you are an active NOMAD and wish to be involved with the future direction of the United Methodist NOMADS, please consider submitting your candidate statement by July 15th, to our Board Secretary, Perry Hansen. Full details were emailed to members on May 1st and on May 20th. We have two openings this year, one At-Large and one for the South Central Jurisdiction. Our board members serve 4 year terms and terms would start in September 2012. As always, you may also contact the NOMADS office for...
NOMADS, if you head a committee and need to report on your recent activities, or if you have other involvements to report to our membership, please get your newsletter article (in Microsoft Word) to Linda Fielder as soon as possible (by May 20th) for inclusion in our May 31st newsletter. Thank you!
Several areas of the country have been affected by tornadoes and other damaging weather-related events this year. Our NOMADS Disaster Rebuilding committee (DRC) has set up three Revolving Team Disaster Rebuilds for Fall 2012. We call them "revolving team projects" because the teams change weekly. One week minimum commitment is required. We'll be assisting the recovery efforts from tornado damage in Alabama in both the Cordova and Haleyville areas, and in Bastrop, Texas with wildfire ...