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Behind the Hammer Newsletter

Behind the Hammer is the official MDS newsletter sent out to supporters and people interested in our activities.

By sharing our stories in Behind the Hammer, we hope to encourage and motivate one another to continue expressing the love of God through MDS activity.

Behind the Hammer is published quarterly by the binational office (MDS).

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Your participation is invited.

Submit your stories. Your stories and ideas are welcome and will be considered for print in this publication or for use online. Submit your ideas to the editor.

Quarterly Newsletters are listed below, to view the bi-weekly update click here.



MDS volunteers are known for repairing and rebuilding homes damaged by disasters. But it takes more than construction skills to serve with MDS. During the time that you serve as a volunteer, you will learn that MDS also restores lives.


Your contribution will help to connect volunteers with disaster survivors who need assistance on their path to recovery. MDS depends on the support of people who believe that disaster response is an important part of helping those who are in need.


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