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Immanuel Lutheran Church is now hiring for a Youth and Family Ministry Director. Pastoral: Minister to youth and their families during Sunday School and other church programs, being present in their lives outside the church walls, available for common concerns and in crisis situations. Leadership: Recruit and nurture Youth and Family Ministry program. Administration : Manage the planning process and coordinate with Pastor and Youth Committee all regular ministries to youth and their families. This includes youth of all ages on Sunday mornings and mid-week events; assisting with Confirmation, special events, trips and retreats, and parent meetings. Stewardship: Ongoing evaluation of the effectiveness of youth programs, manage youth ministry budget, and collaborate with the sponsors of each Youth group. Ability to build, lead, and empower youth. Ability to implement a ministry vision. Familiarity with Lutheran Doctrine required; must be comfortable teaching it and representing Lutheran Theology. Proficient computer skills using MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, database, email, internet, and social media. Supervisory experience preferred. Ability to adapt and evaluate curriculum preferred. Must have excellent organization, communication (verbal and written), and listening skills, with a high degree of initiative and accountability. Exceptional interpersonal and relational skills required, with sensitivity to church members and visitors. Understanding and enjoyment of youth and families and guiding their spiritual development. Please send resumes to immanuellavernia@gmail.com or call 830-253-8121.
General labor position for local home builder, must have drivers license, driving trailers, clean up, carpentry work, etc., starting at $10. 210-279-4123.
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Extreme wildfire danger continues statewide




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Texas Department of Public Safety
September 6, 2011, 10:59am
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AUSTIN -- Wildfires remain an extreme danger across Texas. When fire breaks out near your community, it is critical to monitor media and to obey evacuation orders.

Eighty percent of wildfires occur within two miles of residential neighborhoods and suburbs. When wildfires are moving at extreme speeds, they cannot be controlled. When advised to evacuate, do so immediately. Choose a route away from the fire hazard and be alert to changes in the speed and direction of fire and smoke.

When weather conditions make wildfires more likely, prepare by taking the following precautions:

∑ Keep firefighting tools handy, such as: ladder long enough to reach the roof, shovel, rake and buckets.

∑ Place connected garden hoses on all sides of the house for emergency use.

∑ Know all emergency exits from your house.

∑ Learn all routes leading out of your neighborhood.


As fires actually approach, take the following actions:

∑ Park your car facing the direction of escape.

∑ Shut off gas at the meter. Only a qualified professional can safely turn the gas back on.

∑ Turn off propane tanks.

∑ Place combustible patio furniture inside.

∑ Seal vents with pre-cut plywood or commercial seals.

∑ Wet down or remove shrubs within 15 feet of your residence.

∑ Place lawn sprinklers on roof and near above-ground fuel tanks. Wet down the roof.

∑ Close windows, vents, doors, blinds and non combustible window coverings. Remove flammable drapes and curtains.

∑ Close interior doors and windows to prevent drafts.


For more information on fire danger and advisories, see the Texas Forest Service Website at: http://texasforestservice.tamu.edu.
 

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