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Hosting Agencies Comment on their Teams

Some of our period 2 agency partners reported wonderful results with their teams: "Excellent work ethic, multi-talented, and high energy group. All work done to high standards." "This crew did terrific work, sometimes in difficult circumstances. They all worked well together and accomplished a lot." "All work was exceptionally well done according to request and beyond our expectation. The work progressed systematically from a task plan set in place by the leader, who kept us informed of all ...

Pray for Safe Travels

Our period 1 project participants are on their way to projects this week, so please lift them up and pray for safe arrivals for ALL our travelling missionaries!

Agency Comments about their NOMADS Teams

From Period 13 Agency Evaluations, just a few of the many wonderful comments: SIFAT “As always the quality and quantity of the work done by the NOMADS was outstanding.   First UMC T or C “This was an incredibly hard working team.” Midwest Mission “The group was wonderful help….worked together very well….enjoyed numerous social and group activities together. It was a wonderful bonding experience for them as well as the staff at MMDC.” Lake Junaluska “Very nice group, leaders were great, ...

Blue Lake UM Assembly Team in Local News

NOMADS help at Blue Lake Posted By Brittany DeLong On November 15, 2014 (12:00 am) In Lifestyles The NOMADS are back visiting Blue Lake Camp and volunteering their time to makes some much-needed repairs and improvements to the facility. NOMADS is a mission outreach program that is specific to individuals or couples with RVs who travel the country volunteering services to United Methodist Church related organizations. “NOMADS are mostly retired people who have RVs and in exchange for us working...

New Director selected for Mount Eagle Retreat Center

Mike " Sarge" Leonard selected as new Mount Eagle executive director   The board of trustees for Mount Eagle Retreat Center, the United Methodist ministry near Clinton, Ark., has named Mike “Sarge” Leonard as the center’s new executive director.   Leonard will succeed the Rev. Lu Harding, who is retiring at the end of 2014.   Leonard has worked in camping and retreat ministries for 10 years, and is currently pursuing certification in Camping and Retreat Ministry from Methodist-related Drew ...

Period 8 Projects begin Monday

We have teams travelling, as they finish period 7 today, and for some NOMADS, they're on their way to period 8 projects in Salem Township, Maine, Rollins, Montana or in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  We give thanks to our leaders, the Cheneys, Hatchers and Watkins, for their coordination for these teams.  And our DR teams can change weekly, so we have folks moving about to Moore, Oklahoma and Minot, North Dakota. Please continue to lift us up with your prayers as we travel the roads and serve those in need. ...

Apply for your 2015 NOMADS Project

It's time now to apply for your WINTER (Jan-Mar) or SPRING (Apr-May) 2015 NOMADS project.  Will you have NOMADS return next year?  NOMADS plan well ahead, so please make application soon! If you have never had a NOMADS project but are a United Methodist organization who wishes to get on the NOMADS schedule in 2015,  please click on REQUEST HELP to fill out the new agency application and get started toward a NOMADS project in 2015.  Contact the NOMADS office for assistance at director@nomadsumc.o...

Period 6 Openings - begins April 21st

Several projects need our assistance!  If you are available to join us in Whittier, CA, North Webster, IN, Leitchfield, KY, or Lake Junaluska, NC, please login and signup, or contact the NOMADS office for assistance.  Partial signups would also likely be taken at this time, with team leader agreement, if you're not available for the full 3 weeks.  

Last Minute Openings Available - Period 5

Due to health or other complications, we have two new opening on projects that started today, for 3 week projects for Lake Junaluska Assembly in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, and for St. Pauls UMC in Ripley, Mississippi.  NOMADS, contact the office if you can help us with either of these new openings, on projects that have alot of work lined up for us.  

Travelling Mercies for Period 5 participants

On Monday, March 31, our period 5 projects begin and our NOMADS are on there way to those agencies in need.  The parts of the country where we'll be serving begins to vary, now that winter is mostly behind us.  We have teams this period in Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma and Tennessee.   

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