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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.
Seeking Childcare Provider at Sandbox Learning Center, must have High School diploma or GED, experience preferred but not required. Applications being accepted at 88 Sandbox Lane, Floresville. 830-393-6013.
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Jon Heder of ‘Napoleon Dynamite’ on Fox

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Q: When did you know you wanted to be an actor?

A: In college. I studied film in college, and before that I liked making videos with my brother. I was really into filmmaking and wanted to get into the business somehow. In college while studying film and animation, I started acting on the side. People started putting me in their student films, and I (thought) I like this, and this was fun so I will keep auditioning for student films and plays. I really enjoy this, but I was never quite sure what I was going to do as my main focus. And after “Napoleon” happened and the roller-coaster ride that was, I was just finishing college, and that kind of got me into deciding and led to this.

Q: What was your first time onstage?

A: I was 10, with my brother, and we played swindlers in “The Emperor’s New Clothes.” It was the first year kids in CET (Children’s Educational Theater). It was back in the ’90s. We wore bright turquoise, bright yellow outfits. This was in Salem, Ore., where I grew up. Next year was our main theatrical debut. We did “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.” We were cast as Oompa-Loompas -- as rapper Oompa-Loompas. We had bright pink hair and outfits, and we rapped.

Q: What actors and directors inspire you?

A: I love Jeff Bridges. I have always loved his work. Director Christopher Nolan is rad, of course. I grew up thinking Steven Spielberg is amazing, and more recent people like Peter Jackson. Alexander Payne is wonderful. Darren Aronofsky, the Coen brothers are, of course, so fascinating. I loved Woody Allen all through college.

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