Pastor David Winterfeldt, Miller Trinity Lutheran Church, held the worship service Sunday, Nov. 18. He led singing, accompanied by Janice Kost on piano; read scripture (Mark 13:1-8); and gave a message on “The Destruction of the Temple.”
He reminded the audience that God makes it possible for us to live constantly, always in the moment in the knowledge that He is always with us.
Small group participants played an alphabet dice game Monday afternoon.
Several residents went on a bus ride Monday afternoon. They viewed the hospital demolition, the grain terminal west of town, saw the new City signs, the elementary school under construction, and Kevin Hofer’s new house.
Marilyn Dyer, Miller First Presbyterian Church, led Monday evening hymn sing. Sue Jones accompanied on piano.
Congratulations to Betty Hammill, who was selected as December’s Shining Star of the Month by residents at the Resident Council meeting Tuesday morning.
Tuesday afternoon Bingo helpers were Dorothy Lichty, Maylou Oakley, LaVonne Puffer, Doris Schultz and Janice Wilbur. Students from the freshman career’s class, under the leadership of advisor Jan Gimbel, also helped with the Bingo activity.
Music teacher Erica Wieseler’s girls’ vocal jazz group performed for residents after Bingo Tuesday afternoon. Great job, Mrs. Wieseler and students.
Wednesday morning activities included Rosary led by Maylou Oakley, noodle making and men’s coffee. The noodles were delicious and were used in homemade turkey noodle soup Thanksgiving evening.
Rev. Brian Jones, Miller First Presbyterian Church, gave a Bible study Wednesday afternoon on Luke 17:11-19. He talked about the healing of the ten lepers and how only one returned to thank Him. He encouraged everyone to remember to thank God.
Card games were played Thursday evening.
Several residents went out with family or had family in Thanksgiving Day.
“Hero Pets” by Gary Sledge and “20 Thanksgiving Questions” by Alejandra Ramos were two of the stories read during reading time Friday morning. Both stories were taken from the 2012 November “Reader’s Digest” magazine.
Residents participated in a parachute activity Friday afternoon, and coffee time was held.
Inspirational Quote of the Week: “The love of our neighbor is the only door out of dungeon of self.” ~ George MacDonald
Hammill is Shining Star of the Month