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Bear, please come home! Missing since October 22, 2014, black Manx cat (no tail), shy. Reward! Help him find his way home. 210-635-7560.
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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.
Hiring seasonal workers at Braunig and Calaveras Lake. Apply within or call 210-635-8289.
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Magdalena “Lena” G. Pena, 82, of Smiley, Texas, died Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2011, in Gonzales. She was born on March 26, 1929, in Westhoff.

Lena was a member of St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Smiley.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Zaragosa and Antonia (Mendoza) Gonzalez; her husband, Francisco M. Pena; a brother, Fidel Gonzalez; a daughter, Rosalinda Pena; and a son, Gerardo Silva.

Lena is survived by three daughters, Maria Oralia Camarillo and husband Pete of Smiley, Dalia Martinez and husband George of Gonzales, and Amalia “Molly” Stout and husband Jeff of Hawk Point, Mo.; three sons, Johnny Pena and wife Dora of Leesville, Roy Pena and wife Sarah of Floresville, and Ramon Pena and wife Esther of Stockdale; six brothers; 19 grandchildren; 38 great-grandchildren; one step-brother; two stepsisters; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as many friends.

Visitation was held Friday, Nov. 4, from 11 a.m. until 8 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon. Deacon John Moreno led the rosary recited at 6:30 p.m.

A funeral Mass was celebrated Saturday at 11 a.m. in St. Philip’s Catholic Church in Smiley with Father Alfonso Gioppato officiating.

Interment followed in the Burriola Cemetery near Smiley.

Memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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