News & Views from Campus: December 18th – December 24th

Fun Christmas Facts to get YOU in the Holiday Spirit!

-The longest running Santa Claus Parade happens every year in Peoria, Illinois. It’s happened every holiday season since 1888!

-“Rocking Around The Christmas Tree” was a classic holiday hit recorded by Brenda Lee back in 1958. Lee was only 13 years old at the time!

-Brazil set the record for the world’s largest floating Christmas Tree at a staggering 278 feet, with over 3 million lights, back in 2007.

-There is a Christmas Tree in Spain worth $15 million dollars! The tree is decorated with red, black, white, and pink diamonds and jewelry from Bulgari, Cartier, and Chanel.

-Eggnog dates back to medieval times! It comes from a drink called posset made with sweetened & spiced milk with ale or wine mixed in and served hot!

Home Alone is the highest grossing Christmas movie of all-time, earning nearly 286 million at the box office. How The Grinch Stole Christmas sits at number 2 with 260 million.

Happy Birthday

Margaret Blakeman                          12-18

Shawn Vallmer(E)                            12-18

Marilyn Gabriel                                 12-22

Norma Johnson                                12-22

Ardath Potts                                     12-24                                                                               Rosalie Walker                                 12-24

Sally Hodgson(E)                             12-24

Weekly Inspiration

“Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see a shadow.”

~ Helen Keller ~

Prayer Request & Scripture


Psalm 18: 30, 35

“This God – His Way is perfect; The Word of The LORD proves true; He is a Shield for all those who take refuge in Him…You have given me the shield of Your Salvation, and Your Right Hand supported me, and Your Gentleness made me great.”


Staff: Nursing Support

Scheduling, supplies, medical records, medical secretary, education

Activity Calendar Games, Cards, Etc. available in Bartley Family Room

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

Sunday, December 18th————————————————    

Salem Church Service & Our Redeemer Lutheran service available for individual viewings

9:00       Worship – Channel 3 & Chapel

2:00       Steve Buckman – Social Room & Channel 3

Monday, December 19th———————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00     Mannhardt Music Students & Friends – Channel 3 & Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Rosary – Channel 3 & Chapel

2:00       Moana Cast & Family Christmas Tour – Channel 3 & Social Room

3:00       48 Christmas Wishes – Channel 3

Tuesday, December 20th———————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00     Music by Marvin Cook – Channel 3 & Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:00       St. Paul’s Church National Historic Site, Mt. Vernon NY – Channel 3 Only

1:30       St. James, Our Redeemer, & Lutheran Church of St. John Communion – Chapel

2:00       Pound Class – Channel 3 & Social Room

6:30       Yahtzee – Social Room

Wednesday, December 21st———————————————

8:30       Wal-Mart Shopping – Front Entrance

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Digital Disciples – Board Room

2:00       Nancys Piano Music – Channel 3 & Social Room

3:00       Dolly Parton’s Christmas on the Square – Channel 3

5:30       Cathedral of Worship Carolers – Main Dining Room

6:00       Christmas Light Tour: Eastbrook

Thursday, December 22nd———————————————–

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

10:00    Catholic Mass – Channel 3 & Chapel

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3

1:00       Christmas on Mistletoe Farm – Channel 3

1:30       Dominoes – Social Room

Friday, December 23rd—————————————————-

9:00       Devotions – Channel 3 & Chapel

9:30       Klaus – Channel 3

9:30       Ozzie & Rocky – Social Room

11:00     Exercise – Channel 3 & Social Room

1:30       Christmas With A View – Channel 3

2:00       Bingo – Social Room

December 24th————————————————–

10:00       Bingo – Anna Brown

11:00       Exercise – Channel 3 Only

1:00         White Christmas – Channel 3

2:00         Bingo – South

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