Residents choose Anna Bergquist as ‘Shining Star’ of the month Good Samaritan Society 10-23-13

Posted October 22, 2013 at 6:06 pm

Rev. Beth Kelsey, Wessington Presbyterian Church, led all aspects of the worship service Sunday, Oct. 13. Her message was about “giving thanks” and was taken from Luke 17:11-19. She pointed out the spirit of thanksgiving can change our world.

Sue Jones played piano during the singing portion of the service.


Good Samaritan Society, Miller

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

“Reading with Audrey” was held Monday afternoon. She read a couple of stories from the book, “Good Old Days on the Farm.” They were “It’s Nice to Remember” by Helen E. Waters and “Autumn Days” by Ken Tate.

Monday evening hymn sing was led by Miller United Methodist Church members. Bobbi Larson led the singing, and Linda Blackburn was the accompanist. They sang a duet, “You Are My All in All.”

Congratulations to Anna Bergquist, our dietary manager, selected by the residents as November’s Shining Star of the Month. You are a blessing, Anna.

Bingo games were played Tuesday afternoon. As always we are thankful for our helpers: Darlene Cox, Kim Edwards, Kay Fawcett, Carolyn Johnsen, Violet Moncur, Maylou Oakley, LaVonne Puffer and Janice Wilbur.

Agnes Kolda led Wednesday morning Rosary.

Pheasant hunting was the topic of discussion during Men’s Coffee Monday morning.

Pastor Max Miller, Miller Trinity Lutheran Church, led a Bible study on Philippians 4:10-14 Wednesday afternoon. He reminded the group that Jesus cares for us and is with us through good times and times of need. We are not alone in our suffering, can learn to be “content with whatever we have,” and “can do all things through Christ, who strengthens us.”

Card games were played Wednesday evening.

Small group participants were pampered with manicures Thursday morning.

Residents got together Thursday afternoon and did fall activity worksheets and did a fall door-hanging craft. Scrabble games were played in the evening.

Rice Krispie bars were served at Women’s Coffee Friday morning.

Appreciation to Deb Cermak who volunteered her time to do residents’ toenails Friday afternoon.

Residents worked trivia/word puzzles Friday afternoon.

The movie, “The Little Princess” starring Shirley Temple, was shown Saturday afternoon.

Inspirational quote of the week: “Better to lose count while naming your blessings than to lose your blessing to counting your troubles.” Maltbie D. Babcock

Residents choose Anna Bergquist
as ‘Shining Star’ of the month