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Parents follow children by doing service with MDS

Sometimes it’s the children who do the leading. That’s what happened to Mike and Carolyn Strathdee of Kitchener, Ont. Both of their daughters, now young adults, have done service trips. When the couple heard that Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS)...

Summer students reflect on service with MDS

Eight students received scholarships to serve in Cape Breton Long days and early mornings, and a “ton of manual labour.” That’s one of the things Jared Sumner of Surrey, B.C. remembers about his month in Cape Breton as a student scholarship...

James Towers stares up at a damaged ceiling in Nova Scotia

“I feel my stress going down”

Jessica Reid-Lynk knew something was wrong when she heard the shingles on her roof flapping. “I got up and looked outside and there were shingles everywhere,” said the mother of three young children about the damage caused when Hurricane Fiona...

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Proud to serve with MDS

I thank God for the opportunities I’ve had to serve with Mennonite Disaster Service (MDS), most recently last October in Monte Lake, B.C. What I experienced there is hard to put into words, but I will try. At that project, I had the privilege of...

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