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Weekly Report Team Bastrop

3/2/2013
Praise the Lord for another productive week at the Bastrop Disaster Rebuilding project site, with work completed at one home, and good progress on others.  We were joined this week by Joe and Donna Denkevitz and Lindsey Jones and Carl Erlenbaugh. While more work remains at the J and D home, additional materials are needed before NOMADS are called back for more work, and this probably won't happen before the end of our time here. At Michael's house, water and sewer lines under the house are ...

DR Report from Team Bastrop

2/22/2013
God brought us some new team members this week and we had a wonderful week even though there were some rain drops one day. This week we welcomed Dan and Virgie Brown who will be the new team leaders till the end of this project. Also, new this week are Patty and Gary Clover and David and Marilyn Hayes. We had 8 rvs and 14 NOMADS working on three houses.The week concluded with a farewell dinner for Tim and Ellie Brubaker at Murphy's Steakhouse in Winchester, Tx and a visit to DQ in Smithville. ...

Weekly Report from Team Bastrop

2/17/2013
God showed His love to the team many times this week and our prayers were answered. We began the week on Saturday with a farewell dinner for Gary and Avis Norton at an Italian restaurant. Then before leaving, Gary and Avis Norton had a death in the family and Gary's staph infection worsened. They spent the week dealing with these issues and Gary's health situation improved. Praise God. On Friday, they departed for their next project. We also began the week with the renewal of an additional week...

Planning for Minot participation?

2/13/2013
Check out www.hopevillagend.org for more info on the disaster work going on in Minot, ND.  NOMADS participation there begins April 22, 2013. 

Team Bastrop weekly report

2/9/2013
 We have been so blessed this week. God has been with us keeping us safe and productive. This week we had 8 rvs and 14 NOMADS. We welcomed Nelson and Nancy Woodruff and, after a delightful dinner at Pockets and the traditional DQ stop in Smithville, we sent Sue Albright off to another NOMADS project in San Antonio. Cox House: completed installation of tile floor in bathroom (cement board, tile and grout); installed trim in back room and closet; moved items out of utility room for space to work;...

New Openings in Bastrop for Disaster Rebuild

2/6/2013
Beginning Feb 11th, we have a new opening for up to 3 weeks with our teams in Bastrop.  Please use the signup software to signup, or contact the NOMADS office for assistance.

Report from Team Bastrop 2-1-2013

2/1/2013
God is so good. We had 16 NOMADS on this project and we were divided between 3 houses. One house is nearly completed and we will start on a new location on Monday. Our week started with welcoming Bill and Carol Downes and Tom and Dottie Spreitzer. This was a wonderful group of NOMADS who are serving God. Gregg House: mounted vanity tops and sinks; hooked up water lines; put skins on cabinets; stained and varnished kick boards; installed kick boards; wired outside door lights and 3 outside ...

Team Bastrop weekly report

1/27/2013
God is so good and He has been with us on each of the 3 houses assigned to the NOMADS. The team bid farewell to Wayne and Edie Mahan and their willingness to extend their leadership was greatly appreciated. They are wonderful servants and fantastic NOMADS. We started the week with 9 rigs and 16 NOMADS and because of a family crisis one rig left in the middle of the week. So we finished the week with 14 NOMADS.   Here is a summary of work completed:   Cox House: completed the installation of ...

UMCOR Hotline for January

1/24/2013
NOMADS, check out the latest from the United Methodist Committee on Relief - UMCOR www.umcor.org/UMCOR/Resources/Hotline-News-Archives/2013/January/The-UMCOR-Hotline-for-January-23-2013

This week's report from Team Bastrop

1/18/2013
Praise God!   We had 9 rigs and 16 NOMADS working this week.  New leaders, Tim and Ellie Brubaker joined us Tuesday afternoon and will take over leadership Monday, January 21. The team started the new week with needed materials.  The enthusiasm of the team was very upbeat even though we were faced with below average temperatures and much needed rain.  We are still working on three homes. Cox home:  (see attached note that owners left pinned to the new drywall.   They work during the day and have...

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