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Many NOMADS are on the road, leaving period 14 projects or heading to period 15 projects, so please continue to pray for safe travels for all our travelling missionaries!
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Check out this article on the NOMADS in the MIConnect October 2018 newsletter https://michiganumc.org/faith-ministry/2018/10/08/have-rv-and-love-to-volunteer/
Our thanks to Tammy Kuntz, our North Central Jurisdiction United Methodist Volunteers in Mission (UMVIM) coordinator, who joined the United Methodist NOMADS for their annual meeting in Memphis, TN last week. She included NOMADS in her September 30th newsletter. Click on link to view: https://myemail.constantcontact.com/Opportunities-for-service--September-30--2018.html?soid=1102502740465&aid=6DY2_R8lpyE
Please pray for thoughtful and God-led deliberations for our Board of Directors, who meet soon in Memphis, Tennessee. Our board meetings are open, except for a couple of times when personnel or general concerns will be discussed. So please plan to sit in on Friday, if you are at the Agricenter and interested in their work for our organization.
We've just completed our first 3 week project for New Hope UMC in North Adams, Massachusetts, and now the second 3 week team is on site during period 10. Check out the local newspaper article on this church and NOMADS involvement by clicking on the link below: http://www.iberkshires.com/story/57880/New-Hope-United-Methodist-Church-Renovating-State-Street-Structure-.html
Click on the link below to view the Messenger newsletter from Richmond, Missouri, with focus on NOMADS Jay and Beth Hicks. /files/websites/www/nomads+in+the+messenger.pdf
From the May Newsletter at Hinton Rural Life Center in Hayesville, NC: Hinton Center was happy to host the UMC NOMADS for three weeks during April and May. The NOMADS did far too many projects at Hinton to list them all individually, but their work included painting and repairs in Sells Cottage, Patterson Cottage and Bideaux Hermitage, and work on a new office in the Administration Building. Much of their time was spent working on our new Lakeside Worship Center, where they built a deck, ...
Check out the link below to see the recent Michigan get-together at Lake Michigan Camp & Retreat Center. https://facebook.com/332390590293418/photos/?tab=album&album_id=839713029561169