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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.
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Nature Challenge encourages families to enjoy the outdoors




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With the school year wrapping up and the dog days of summer fast approaching, what better time than now to get your family outside and reconnected with nature?

Don’t let your kids park themselves on the sofa. Turn off the TV and power down the laptop. It’s time for Texas Nature Challenge 2012.

Like a family nature hike with a little “Amazing Race” thrown in, the contest encourages families to spend their time together outside, active and learning about their local nature spots -- completing challenges along the way.

Coordinated by Texas Forest Service and Texas AgriLife Extension, the contest calls for families to visit designated nature sites across the region in which they live, completing challenges at each site. Participating families are eligible to win prizes.

Competitions are held regionally in six different parts of the state; Dallas-Fort Worth, Austin, Houston, and San Antonio kicked off over the Memorial Day weekend and run through the summer. Contests based in the Rio Grande Valley and the Coastal Bend will kick off later this summer.

For more information or details about specific regional competitions, visit http://naturechallenge.tamu.edu.
 

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