Residents learn about aviary birds
Miller First Baptist Church was in charge of our January 12 Sunday worship service. Pastor Joseph Raleigh led all aspects of the service. Sue Jones played piano for the singing portion of the service. Scripture used was Acts 4:32-35. The message was about Passover and Pastor Raleigh told us that “Jesus is the magnet that brings us together and draws us to God.”
Pastor Max Miller, Miller Trinity Lutheran Church, served protestant communion Monday morning.
Audrey Oligmueller came for reading Monday afternoon. She read from the book, “Good Old Days Going to Grandma’s House.” Two of the stories read were “Memories of Grandma’s House,” by Diane Dawson and “A Masterpiece for Grandma” by Jeanne Knape.
Miller United Methodist Church was in charge of Monday evening Hymn Sing. Bobbi Larson led the singing. She was accompanied by Janice Palmer on piano.
Father Chester Murtha, St. Ann’s Catholic Church, celebrated mass Tuesday morning.
Tuesday afternoon Bingo helpers were Avis Chipman, Darlene Cox, Dorothy Engelmann, Orville Kleinsasser, Harriet Kopplin, Violet Moncur, Maylou Oakley, LaVonne Puffer, Doris Schultz, Charlotte Taylor and Janice Wilbur.
Two residents attended the girls’ basketball game of the double header against Redfield Tuesday evening.
Wednesday morning activities included Rosary, led by Maylou Oakley, and men’s coffee.
Reverend Brian Jones, Miller First Presbyterian Church, led a Bible study on Hebrews 2:11-18 Wednesday afternoon. He encouraged us with his words: “Whatever it is that you’re struggling with, know that if no one else understands, God does.”
Card games were played Wednesday evening.
Thursday morning small group residents viewed and talked about the birds in our bird aviary, listened to facts about them and looked at bird pictures from a calendar.
Residents participated in January Word Fun activities Thursday afternoon. They ate homemade raisin bread from the breadmaker after the activity.
Board games were played Thursday evening.
Ladies coffee was served Friday morning. Balloon Bop was played Friday afternoon.
A gentle word, a kind look, a good-natured smile can work wonders and accomplish miracles.” – William Hazlitt