Merry Christmas to All
Isaiah 9:6-7 “For unto us a child is born, unto us a son is given: and the government shall be upon his shoulder: and his name shall be called Wonderful, Counsellor, The mighty God, The everlasting Father, The Prince of Peace.”

‘Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;
The children were nestled all snug in their beds;
While visions of sugar-plums danced in their heads;
And mamma in her ‘kerchief, and I in my cap,
Had just settled our brains for a long winter’s nap…
-Clement Clarke Moore

A Notice for Cottagers – Bird Feeders
We have had several cottagers (plus birds) who are disappointed with the bird feeding restriction.  We have determined that it is now allowed to feed birds from feeders.  Please be sure to store the feed in a tight container so varmints can’t get to it.

Activity Calendar

Activity Calendar
***All schedules are subject to change without notice***

Sunday, December 20
9:00   Worship Service – Channel 3 & Chapel
10:00 Salem EUCC Service – Channel 3
10:30 Our Redeemer Lutheran Church Service – Channel 3
All Day – Hermey the Elf visits

Monday, December 21
9:00   Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel
9:30   Mindful Meditations – Channel 3
10:00 “Merry Bochephmas!” Bocephus Case Concert – Channel 3
10:00 Elf Visits
11:00 Exercise –Channel 3
1:30   Rosary – Channel 3
2:00  Christmas Movie – Channel 3

Tuesday, December 22
9:00   Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel
9:30   Mindful Meditations – Channel 3
9:45   Reindeer Games with Activity Staff
10:15 Rick Marshall Sings His Merry Christmas Special – Channel 3 & Social Room
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3
1:30   Elf Visits
2:00   Christmas Movie – Channel 3

Wednesday, December 23
9:00   Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel
9:30   Mindful Meditations – Channel 3
9:45   J.E. Frohn Digital Christmas Special – Channel 3
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3
1:30   Elf Visits
2:00   Quincy Symphony Orchestra: Suites & Serenades – Channel 3

Thursday, December 24
9:00   Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel
9:30   Mindful Meditations – Channel 3
10:00 Catholic Mass – Channel 3 & Social Room
10:00 Santa is Coming to Town!
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3
2:00   Christmas Movie – Channel 3

Friday, December 25
9:00   Christmas Devotions –Channel 3 & Chapel
9:30   Christmas Movie – Channel 3 & Social Room
9:30   Elf Visits – Mistletoe & Hermey
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3

Saturday, December 26
8:30   Room to Room Cart (units TBD)
11:00 Exercise – Channel 3
2:00   Bingo – Social Room

Additional activities will be held in each neighborhood. Check with your local Activity Aide for scheduling.

Laughs of the Week
Who is Santa’s favorite singer?
Elf-is Presley!

What is a bird’s favorite Christmas story?
The Finch who Stole Christmas

What do snowmen like to do on the weekend?
Chill out.

What is a snowman’s favorite school activity?
Snow and tell!

Weekly Inspiration

“People often become what they believe themselves to be. If I believe I cannot do something, it makes me incapable of doing it. But when I believe I can, then I acquire the ability to do it even if I didn’t have it in the beginning.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Scripture & Prayer Request

Matthew 6:35
Sitting down, Jesus called the Twelve and said: “Anyone who wants to be first must be the very last, and the servant of all.”

THIS WEEK PRAY FOR:
Residents: Foose Center
Staff: Administrators and Board of Directors– Chuck, Dave, Jeannie, and the Board of Directors

Good Samaritan Home of Quincy

Previous News

The Patter February 19

Cottager COVID-19 Vaccination RegistrationGood Samaritan Home would like to extend a helping hand to any cottagers wanting to register for future COVID-19 vaccination dates in Quincy. As vaccination appointments become available, please call Kayla Hoerr, Director of Social Services, at 217-223-8717 ext 4205 to schedule an appointment for registration assistance. The Adams County Health Department…

FACILITY COVID-19 UPDATE

Good Samaritan Home recently admitted a resident that was diagnosed with active COVID-19 before admission to the facility. This resident has been quarantined to our COVID unit. There has been no exposure within the facility as a result of this admission. Neighborhoods throughout the facility remain in different quarantine statuses based on their exposure levels…

The Patter February 12

Notices for Cottagers COVID-19 Vaccination RegistrationGood Samaritan Home would like to extend a helping hand to any cottagers wanting to register for future COVID-19 vaccination dates in Quincy. As vaccination appointments become available, please call Kayla Hoerr, Director of Social Services, at 217-223-8717 ext 4205 to schedule an appointment for registration assistance. The Adams County…