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“I was met with loving encouragement, gentle

guidance and grateful hearts that made me feel welcome, loved and allowed me to learn, learn, learn!” —Madelyn Unger of Leamington, Ontario, joined six youth from her church to volunteer in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.

Crisfield, Maryland


FEATURE — PENNSYLVANIA / MARYLAND Generations of heart for service 4 FEATURE — MINNESOTA It’s all in Creator’s timing 8 HOMEOWNER EXPERIENCE – NOVA SCOTIA From hopeless to hopeful 10 VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCES – CALIFORNIA The whole world seemed right 11 FEATURE A life-changing gift of angels 12

“It was good to see how easily we could all work

together with people we had never met! If we all have the same goal in mind, anything can be made possible.” —Peter Hildebrand of Leamington, Ontario, always wanted to serve with MDS, so when he heard volunteers were needed in Cape Breton, he signed up.

Notes from the field 14

ON THE COVER: MDS volunteers Kendra Beery and Wilda Wanger of Virginia frame Kay Welch’s new home in Crisfield, Maryland, after her old home was impacted by October 2021 tidal flooding.

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