MHS class members visit Samaritan residents Good Samaritan Society 4-24-13

Posted April 23, 2013 at 5:21 pm

MHS class members visit Samaritan residents

Jim Crackel led the worship service Sunday, April 14. He led singing, accompanied by Gertrude Pautsch on piano. He read scripture, Isaiah 58:11, and Psalm 42:1-3, 11, and gave a devotion, “The Dark Night of the Soul.”


Good Samaritan Society, Miller

Rev. Brian Jones, Miller First Presbyterian Church, served Protestant communion Monday morning.

Monday afternoon small group participants had the April Monthly Gazette read to them, and talked about different signs of spring, types of flowers and gardening. They also prayed for spring to get here!

Jim Crackel, Miller First Presbyterian Church, led Monday evening hymn sing. Sue Jones was pianist.

MHS human development class students painted fingernails, helped with spring decorations and visited with residents Tuesday morning.

Father Chester Murtha, St. Ann Catholic Church, celebrated Mass Tuesday morning.

Tuesday afternoon Bingo helpers were Kim Edwards, Dorothy Engelmann, Maylou Oakley, LaVonne Puffer, Doris Schultz, Annette Snodgrass and Janice Wilbur. MHS careers class students also helped with Bingo and put up spring decorations in the dining room.

Maylou Oakley led Wednesday morning Rosary.

MHS nutrition and wellness class students provided blueberry, cinnamon and banana muffins for men’s coffee Wednesday morning. The muffins were also served Thursday afternoon during social time.

Pastor Mark Johnsen, Miller United Methodist Church. Gave a Bible study Wednesday afternoon on Nehemiah 1 and 2. Gertrude Pautsch played piano for singing during the Bible study session.

Card games were played Wednesday evening.

Residents helped bake white bread and cinnamon bread during Thursday morning baking time. The breads, along with muffins, were eaten during social time in the afternoon.

Residents did a “Searching for Jellybeans” word find puzzle and a “Put the Egg in the Nest” pencil puzzle Thursday afternoon. Social time was also held.

Stories from the book, “Paul Harvey’s The Rest of the Story” were read during reading time Friday morning.

Miller First Presbyterian Church’s Circle II women hosted the April monthly birthday party Friday afternoon. Those helping were Harriet Kopplin, Peggy McInnis, Carolyn Rediger, Annette Snodgrass and Charlotte Taylor. They played a springtime trivia game with the residents, served cupcakes, and gave each birthday honoree a birthday balloon and planted flower.

Mavis Auch helped with entertainment playing several piano selections.

It was a great party, and we appreciate the hostesses.

“Kindness is one of the most attractive assets of the human race.” ~ Anonymous