News & Views from campus: December 1 – 7, 2019

GOOD SAMARITAN HOME CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 24TH     11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Our Annual Christmas Buffet will be held Tuesday, December 24th
from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Main Dining Room.
Cost for the meal is $15.00 – children six years and under are Free.  Family members and friends are invited to join residents.

There is no cost for residents and cottagers, but
Cottagers and guests are asked to make reservations by
Friday, December 20th at (217)223-8717

Activities Calendar

Sunday, Dec 1
  9:00 am: Worship Service: Chaplain Josh Vahle, Chapel
  1:00 pm: Madison Park Christian Church 1st Grade Carolers, All Areas
  2:00 pm: Sunday Matinee, Social Room

Monday, Dec 2
  9:00 am: Devotions: Chaplain Josh Vahle, Chapel
  9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  1:30 pm: Rosary, Chapel
  6:30 pm: Bingo, Social Room

Tuesday, Dec 3
  9:00 am: Devotions: Rev Henry Pratt, Chapel
  9:30 am: Odin & Ranger visit, Social Room
  9:30 am: Coffee Hour, Bartley Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  1:30 pm: One Country Gent, Social Room
  2:45 pm: Bingo, Town Hall
  4:30 pm: JWCC Student Life Carolers, most Areas
  6:00 pm: Christmas Light Tour, Outing**
  6:30 pm: Low Brass Ensemble, Social Room

Wednesday, Dec 4
  9:00 am:  Wal-Mart Shopping   **
  9:00 am: Devotions: Rev Tim White, Chapel
  9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
11:00 am: Therapy Tune-Up Clinic, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  1:00 pm: Pony Tail Canasta, Knapheide Room
  1:00 pm: Foose Sing-a-Long, Foose
  1:30 pm: Dominoes, Bartley Room
  6:00 pm: Memorial Service, Chapel

 Thursday, Dec 5                                 
9:00 am: Devotions: Chaplain Josh Vahle, Chapel
10:00 am: Catholic Mass, Chapel
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
7:00 pm: Unique Harmony Concert, Social Room-Join PEO Chapter FH for a concert from the Unique Harmony Bell Choir.

Friday, Dec 6
9:00 am: Devotions: Chaplain Josh Vahle, Chapel
9:30 am: Towel Folding, Social Room
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
2:45 pm: Bingo, Social Room

Saturday, Dec 7
11:30 am: Exercise, Social Room
  2:00 pm: Bingo, Bingo

  ** Please sign-up for this activity at the Front Desk
  All activities are subject to change.
Games and cards are available for use anytime in the Bartley Room.

Christmastime Memorial Service

WEE KIRK CHAPEL
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4th 6:00 PM
An ornament will be placed on the tree for each of our residents who passed away in the previous year. 

Would you
like to remember someone with an ornament? This service is also open to anyone
who would like us to remember a loved one with an ornament no matter when
they passed away.  

Call Chaplain Josh Vahle at 217-223-2455 x4491 or email jvahle@gshq.org with names and the date of passing of your loved ones you would like us to remember in this service. Thanks!!!

Weekly
Inspiration

  Success is what comes after you stop making
excuses. ~Luis Galarza

Therapy Department

“Tune up Clinic”
December 4, 2019 at 11:00 am
GSH Social Room
Bring your assistive device, walker, or wheelchair by for a cleanup & adjustments.

Prayer Request & Scripture

SCRIPTURE OF THE WEEK             Luke 1:30-33
And the angel said to her, “Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God. And behold, you will conceive in your womb and bear a son, and you shall call his name Jesus. He will be great and will be called the Son of the Most High. And the Lord God will give to him the throne of his father David, and he will reign over the house of Jacob forever, and of his kingdom there will be no end.” 

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR: 
Residents:  Sunny Dale
Staff:  Dietary

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