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Weekly Report from Team Minot

5/11/2013
span style="font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif";mso-fareast-font-family: "Times New Roman"">God has given Team Minot the privilege of working in two wonderful homes.  We have gotten to know the homeowners because they work with the teams.  Also we are experiencing a slow warm up here for which we are grateful.  Wayne and Lois Babcock and Sue Albright were bid farewell and we are welcoming Gary and Avis Norton who will become the new leaders next week.  On Saturday, the team will be helping the ...

Last Week for Haleyville Disaster Rebuild

5/9/2013
We have been blessed with prayer support from NOMADS, friends, and family.  The week of April 29 we worked on a house that needed installation of  floors, doors, lighting fixtures and kitchen cabinets.  Window sills had to be cut, painted, and installed as well as base boards and shoe molding.  The house was due to be finished by May 9.  By the end of last week, all the doors and trim had been painted and some installed, as well as most of the flooring.   We received the cabinets, lighting ...

Disaster Rebuilding Continues in Bastrop, Texas

5/4/2013
NOMADS will again be rebuilding homes in Bastrop, Texas after the devastation of wildfires in 2011.   11 Weeks during Fall of 2013 – begins Oct 21, last week begins Dec 30 11 Weeks in early 2014 - begins Jan 6, last week begins Mar 17 span style="font-size:10.0pt; font-family:"Arial","sans-serif";mso-bidi-font-family:"Courier New"">The Southwest Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church and the Bastrop County Long Term Recovery Committee have invited NOMADS Disaster Rebuilding teams to ...

Weekly Report from Team Minot

5/3/2013
Team Minot had a wonderful week and God blessed us with productivity and very supportive homeowners.  After bidding farewell to Paul we welcomed Scott Anderson.  At the end of the week we had a farewell dinner for Gary and Gwen Grant and a birthday DQ bash for Sue Albright.  God has given us a warm time even though the temperatures dropped again and we had to disconnect the water supply to the RVs. Weather predictions indicate that we will restore water hookups this weekend.  The building of ...

Report from Team Minot

4/26/2013
God is so good. We had a wonderful week even though the weather was less cooperative at the beginning of the week. Thursday was the first day when the temperatures got into the 40s and above 32 at night. But the warm connections within NOMADS kept all warm and enthusiastic. The NOMADS have been assigned several houses by Hope Village and have worked in two this week. Both houses are rebuilds of existing structures and the NOMADS are continuing renovations that the homeowner initiated. In JH ...

NOMADS Disaster Rebuild in Minot, ND

4/18/2013
NOMADS have arrived and more are arriving this week to begin the DR project in Minot, ND. Please pray about the following: 1. The homeowners for whom the NOMADS serve; 2. Safety and wisdom as the NOMADS work; 3. The construction supervisor and other support people to the NOMADS efforts; and 4. Warm weather as spring seems very far off this far north! There are a few weeks with openings in Minot, so if you can help during the weeks of May 13, 20, or 27th, please sign up.  And one week in July (22...

Minot, ND Disaster Rebuild needs you!

4/15/2013
Beginning April 22, NOMADS will be in Minot, ND serving those in need there after the devastating floods of June 2011.  Some of the weeks are full, but we do have openings in May during the weeks of the 13th, 20th and 27th.  We also have one opening for the week of July 22nd.  The project currently is scheduled through August 29th, 2013.  Please help fill in for these weeks if you can.      

Supplying our needs in Haleyville

3/21/2013
All glory to God for supplying the needs at Haleyville.  Last week, we prayed and announced the need for more sign ups in Haleyville, especially for the last two weeks.  Today, the staffing chart is filled for those two weeks.  In fact, all but one week is filled.  Our prayers are answered.  Thanks to the NOMADS for their flexibility and willingness to follow God's call.  This is an example of Phillipians 4:19 (. . . span style="font-size:13.5pt;font-family:"Noteworthy","serif";mso-fareast-font-...

We need YOU! Haleyville, Alabama Disaster Rebuild

3/13/2013
 We still need sign ups for the Haleyville Disaster Rebuilding Project this Spring that begins March 25. We are only in Haleyville for 7 weeks this Spring and we need sign ups. The weeks of April 29 and May 6 are in special need. The NOMADS will be finishing out a new house. So, you help is needed. Please check your schedules, pray about your involvement, and sign up for a week or more.

Final Report from Bastrop Disaster Rebuild

3/8/2013
The Lord continued to bless the NOMADS during the last week of the Bastrop, Texas Disaster Rebuilding Project as our time in Texas ended with a flourish of activity. Long running projects were wrapped up and new, smaller projects were added to finish out the week. We welcomed Glenn and Peggy Shorney, Gary and Jo Kubicek, and Dale and Donna Sutton to the team for the dash to the finish line. NOMADS involvement wrapped up this week on Michael's house with completion of the plumbing and ...

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