576 - Surgery Gallacher/An Reu

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05/02/2018
Some highlights so far,  shared by volunteers at devotions this morning-- Susannah, a nurse in the OR was offering some reassurance to a patient before her surgery. She thought the patient might be nervous and wanted her to feel as comfortable as possible with what was going on around her.... Read More
05/02/2018
We first met on Sunday. As the team photographer, I was making my way around the hospital, as triage patients and their families gathered, waiting to be seen. Suddenly, two young boys with mischievious grins appeared before me. They wanted me to take their pictures. When I showed them the... Read More
05/02/2018
Another great day. Very productive and full of stories. We had a gentleman come for a surgery to remove a painful bone in his throat that he had had for many years. His gratitude was overwhelming. He had tried for years to have it removed without success. It was humbling to receive his thanks... Read More
05/01/2018
We had a marvelous day. Our day began at 5:45 with coffee and devotions. Janet led us in devotions and did a wonderful job. We arrived at the hospital at 7:00 for rounds and preparations for surgery. We were so blessed, as most of our patients from yesterday's surgeries were able to go home... Read More
04/30/2018
Janet described the distinction between acts of service and servanthood this morning during the devotional service. I think she touched everyone in the room when she described how hard it was when her dog passed away recently. The loss of that relationship was particularly hard, and she felt... Read More
04/30/2018
First day of surgery. Everyone was a bit nervous to see how things would go. Of course, everything went very well. There was so much support and love by everyone to make sure that the medical teams had the equipment they needed. There were a few glitches that were quickly resolved, and the... Read More