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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.
Office Assistant needed for Construction Co. in Stockdale, must pass background and drug test, accounting experience necessary, pay based on experience. Mail Resume to P.O. Box 430, Stockdale, TX 78160.
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March 7, 2012 | 3,127 views | 2 condolences

1926-2012

Vance Parks, 85, of Stockdale, Texas, died Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012. He was born Oct. 2, 1926, in Nixon, the son of Lonnie Leon and Maude (Williams) Parks.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Chris Parks; his brother, Lonnie Edward “Bubba” Parks; his sister, Leola Henry; and an infant brother, Guy Parks.

Vance is survived by his wife, Jo Ann (Mills) Parks of Stockdale; four sons, Roger Parks and wife Cindy of Boise, Idaho, Gary Parks and wife Linda of Nixon, Steve Parks and wife Judy of Leesville, and Mike Byrd of El Paso; his sister, Elsworth Patteson Bird of Nixon; 11 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews; as well as many close friends.

Visitation was held Sunday, March 4, from 5-8 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Nixon.

A funeral service was held Monday at 2 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Jim Kennedy officiating.

Interment followed in the Nixon Cemetery in Nixon.

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

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Carolyn  
San Antonio, Texas  
March 8, 2012 8:34pm
 
I bought lots of pipe from Mr Parks and I remember him well. I'm sorry to hear of his passing.

 
Kenneth Mills  
Round Rock, TX  
March 7, 2012 4:57pm
 
Although I did not know Vance Parks, I do know his wife Jo Ann who is my cousin. Jo Ann always was a wonderfully kind and considerate person and I just know she would have picked a really good person to marry and spend so many ... More ›

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