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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - March 15, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Church members hit the By ELLIOTT MINOR Associated Press Writer JjefaldZeltungO Friday March O 7 road to lend a hand WARWICK Ga AP Ori the road they look like hundreds of other campers headed south to escape the frigid Northern winter These snowbirds are not merely sightseers however They are on a mission for the United Methodist Church Instead of looking for palm trees and sandy beaches they are looking for places in need of hammers and wallboard Known as the Methodist Nomads they travel the Sunbelt at their own expense to fix up church property upgrade slum housing and refurbish houses damaged in disasters The best part of the work is being able to make a difference said Mona Morgan of Marion Iowa You see that youve really helped people who needed said Mrs Morgan part of a 19member team that refurbished two flooddamaged houses recently near Warwick a lake resort in southwestern Georgia The second is the fun part the fellowship with likeminded peo Being a Nomad allows Carol Warn er of Warsaw to experience new peopje and places while escaping the bitter cold We see cultural she said They think our accents are funny and we think theirs are funny We get to eat different things like turnip greens We like their hush The Nomads are primarily retirees who have recreational vehicles and enjoy traveling They volunteer for threeweek pro jects between October and April from California to Florida Each week they work four days and have three days off for sightseeing Without the RVs I suspect most wouldnt do it at our iiaid Fred Hill 74 a retired history professor at the University of Indianapolis who was leading the team at Advertise on our church page Call 6259144 FERGUSON HERMES INSURANCE AGENCY SINCE 1932 6254500 3M ANTONIO 367 Landa St 6256966 IAUGN BRAIES A SUSPENSION Well steer you straight Alignments Brakes Suspensions Randy Vanstory Morns Herring Canvas Shoppe Custom Canvas Work 6095000 g Schwab Rd DON MAXWELL CHEVROLET GEO NEW BRAUNFELS 6063451 UEBONNET 31SN SEQUIN NEW BRAUNFELS TX tea 6068011 HUNTER JUNCTION Gruenes Original TShirt Shop Since 1981 H 254 Gruene Rd Gruene Texas 78130 210 6294900 WALMART 6299121 IH 35 Walnut Texas COW IB ttOft if OTT PLUMBING CO PlumbingHeating Parts Servioo The Do It Yourself Shop 532 S Seguin Ave 6258031 GUAOACOMA 1617 Hwy 81 West New Brauntels AIR CONDITIONING HEATING SHEET METAL State Farm Insurance Companies James M Cook 6257775 389 S Seguin John B Moczygemba General Dentistry 162 South Seguin 6254515 Working For Your Success Member FDIC WfflKLlI CAR Solms Exit 183 New Braunfels TX 18008000302 New Brauntels 6201188 San Antonio 6091000 J TRI COUNTY OFFICE EQUIPMENT SERVICE RENTALS LEASE TYPEWRITERS CALCULATORS CASH REGISTERS COMPUTERS COPIERS SUPPLIES PRINTING FURNITURE JAMES OLSEN 2106295023 645 N WALNUT NEW BRANFELS 78130 HEB 651 S Walnut 6080017 Service Center Automotive Repairs 211 Hwy 81 6291072 HOFFMANN FLOORS EXCELLENT VALUES Carpet Tile Oak Flooring Ceramic Tile Vinyl Flooring 6252629 710 Loop 337 PORTER GRAPHICS GARLAND TRANSMISSIONS 6290278 2141 E IH 35 BECKER MOTOR CO FIBERGLASS WORK DOMESTIC ft FOREIGN INSURANCE CLAIMS WELCOME 6063463 547 S SEGUIN Express Your Love with ZSriowem wu 146 North Castell 6255522 815 S 9umnv ON TIMC DCUVCIW AND U3U mccsiwcouft TnnocwMW 6851135 SAMS CLEANERS Dry Cleaning Laundry Alterations Monograming Leathers Furs 274 Trade Center Dr 210 6296296 Utloru Smith Otviur GOLDEN EAGLE PRINTING 8631 IH 35 Wat Nw n 78130 i ErtrydajBufTtt I Your business could be here Call 6259144 for more Information NOW OPEN DAILY AT 11AM Gruene Historic District 6250684 J153 Oasis You hear a lot of people talk about their religion Tiese people practice Tom Jones Youre more comfortable sleeping in your own bed and eating our own I He and his wife Vesta have been on 12 projects When are not traveling in their 26foot 51V they live at a Methodist home in Franklin Ind The Nomad program started in 1988 with four couples and has grown to 450 people The denominations regional office in Des Moines Iowa finds projects and organizes teams of Nomads to the jobs In all the teams may work on 50 projects a year You would think they would not like to work all the time but some sign up for said Beverly Nolte administrator of the program in Des Moines Most of the workers are carpenters and painters Hill said but another important skill is installation and fin ishing of drywall In Warwick homes were damaged when torrential rain from Tropical Storm Alberto caused Lake Blackshear to flood in the summer of 1994 Many of these families would still be homeless if it werent for the work of volunteers like the said David Moore who has coordinated volunteer work in the Warwick area In many cases the skills these vol unteers exceed whats avail able from local contract Tom Jones said his house would not have been rebuilt without help from the Nomads and other volun teers because he could not afford con tractors a lot of people talking about their religion These people practice he said Not only was it good to get help rebuilding my house but the fellow ship these people brought was great They are living talking walking Christians It was a joy to be around Their house is about 80 percent repaired and Jones and his wife Linda plan to move back in late March To have news and information regarding your church published in Church Life mail releases to New Braunfels HeraldZeitung Church Life 707 Landa New Braunfels Texas 78130 Fax releases to 6251224 Call Managing Editor Doug Loveday at 6259144 for more information Church Life is published each Friday in ike oue tde cfioice uuoaQd to in section 6259 1 44 Berean Bible Church 889 Landa St Sunday services 0 and Wed Mens class at 8 Saturday 6205102 Christ Presbyterian Church Christ centered Bible believing Presbyterian Church in America 1620 Common Sunday school Worship servjce Wednesday Phone 629 0405 Church of Christ 1665 Highway 81 W Bible classes fof all 9 worship 10 evening worship Wed classes Wednesday service Child care available First Church of the Nazarene 1465 135 East Sunday service worship and 6 for all ages Nursery a Community Christ 1750 Old McQueeney school wor 6207174 or 62 Bailable n Church Rd Sunday hip service 0663 Cross Lutheran Church Missouri Soath Hickory and Cross Streets Suiday school worship fj and Dayspring Christian Fellowship 1895 S Walnut Su day School Sunday Worship Wednesday evening seivice Wesleyan denomination Faith United Churc 970 Loop 337 Church worship Fellowship Bible Chjirch Solms and Mormngside Sunday School worship 1 and 6 First Assembly of Go i 81 West Sunday scho worship Wednesday service 7 p First Baptist Churcl St Sunday school worship Wednesday dinner study and prayer ser vjce First Church of Chr 137 E Mill St Sun Sunday s hool of Christ school 1687 945 and 6 m 733 Cross nd 7 1 Bible First Protestant Church located on the corner of Seguin and Coll streets one block from downtown plaza Sunday Worship and AM Sunday School Classes AM Breakfast at The First Youth Activities call 6097729 Ext 36 Wednesday PRIME TIME Bible studies seminars or Your Intercession Prayer Groups Wed AM Tues PM Adult activities child care provided First United Methodist Church 572 W San Antonio Worship 7 Worship Sunday school worship youth activities 57 Greater Life Pentecostal Church UPC services held at 989 Loop 337 River Crest Shopping Center Sundays Pastor Jack Dool For Information call 625 4735 Harmony Baptist Church 1472 Texas 46 S Sunday school Sunday worship 11 and 7 Church training 6 Wednesday prayer meeting 7 Lakeside Baptist Church FM 725 Sunday school worship 11 Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 worship ministry and home groups New Braunfels Seventh Day Adventist Church 2990 W San Antonio St Box 311551 Sabbath school Saturday worship Saturday 6295673 Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church 138 W Austin Masses Saturday and 8 and 11 Sunday Monday through Friday Masses 6 Wed 8 Peace Lutheran Church ELCA 1147 S Walnut across from Wal Mart Sunday services 8 and Sunday school 6200618 Resurrection Baptist Church 909 FM 1518 6580459 St Johns Episcopal Church 312 S Guenther Holy Eucharist Rite One Rite Two at 9 and Christian education classes begin at 9 and St Paul Lutheran Church Cross and Santa Clara Streets Sunday worship 8 broadcast on KNBT radio FM Sunday school Tree of Life Fellowship 652 N Loop 337 Sunday services including childrens church at and and 7 ladies Bible study 10 Wednesday Pastors Bible study and Youth Meeting 7 Wednesday Church of Unity New Braunfels Sunday Service at the Senior Citizens Center at 655 Landa St Youth fellowship 6 9807745 Canyon Lake Presbyterian Church 230 Shepherd Hill FM 2673 between Saltier and Startville Sunday school worship 9642427 Chapel in the Cove Cypress Cove Addition Sunday school 9 worship 9 8854063 Church of Christ FM 3159 and 2673 Bible class 10 Sunday worship 11 and 6 Wednesday service 7 899 7077 First Baptist Church of Canyon Lake in Horseshoe Falls Estates Sunday school worship and 6 nursery provided St Andrew Lutheran Church 7420 FM 2673 1 mi E of Startzville Sun Church School 9 Worship Holy Communion 1st 3rd Sundays Nursery provided 9 Lenten Service Wed Soup Fellowship 6 Worship 7 St Francis By the Lake Episcopal Church Hwy 306 Canyon Lake Sunday Holy Eucharist 8 am St Paul United Church of Christ South Main FM 78 Cibolo Church school and worship at 10 Wed Bible Study 10 Wed Lenten Service 9643820 t Scientist ay service New Braunfels Presbyterian Church 373 Howard Worship Sunday school worship 11 nursery provided AREA Bracken United Methodist Church 20377 FM 2252 Sunday school Church services and UMYF Sunday 5 Bulverde United Methodist 28300 Hwy 281 worship and 11 Sunday school Unity Center of Practical Christianity in San Marcos 11 Sunday Service 16870 No State Hwy 123 miles from IH 204 towards San Marcos TX 78666 DialAPrayer 512396LIFE Childrens Class Youth of Unity meet the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at Call for weeknight class schedule Nondenonunational
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