“Compassion in action”

Pathways in Compassion volunteers Sandy Berra (left) and Rosie Quinn deliver gifts of music devices, games and puzzles to Tammy VanToll, an activity director at Fenton Healthcare, a nursing home in Fenton, Mich. Pathways is a visitation ministry of Transfiguration Lutheran Church in Fenton.

Currently as many as 750,000 people in U.S. nursing homes have been fundamentally abandoned, said Mark Fisher, pastor of Transfiguration Lutheran Church in Fenton, Mich. “The church has a responsibility as agents of peace [or] shalom to make sure that these individuals are afforded the opportunity for a visit,” he said.  Nearly four years ago, […]

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