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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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Letter: Misrepresenting facts on FEDC




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October 17, 2012 | 1,149 views | 3 comments

Editor:

Re: “Get the facts straight on FEDC,” Oct. 10

Alfred Gonzales is misrepresenting the facts and should step down. His points can easily be disputed in Wilson County News articles. I will provide one example: Fred, if water and sewer are not the job of the Floresville Economic Development Corp. (FEDC), how did FEDC fund the Walmart water and sewer system upgrade?

See Wilson County News dated Jan. 19, 2011, and I quote: “We’ve got all the documentation to lay down water and sewer lines,” he (Perez) said. “The FEDC has committed to spend up to $396,000 on this part of the project, for which bids should be awarded by month’s end. Perez hopes to have the water and sewer lines installed by April 1.”

Further, more than $715K was spent in capital improvements that were funded by the FEDC in 2011 and it is documented in the FEDC annual report, which can be found at http://www.texasahead.org.

Further, the state of Texas ( http://www.texasahead.org/tax_programs/typeab/typeb_projects.php indicates, “Type B corporations may pay for land, buildings, equipment, facilities, targeted infrastructure, and improvements for: related street, water and sewer facilities” and “to promote and develop new and expanded business enterprises that create or retain primary jobs, a Type B EDC may fund: general municipally owned improvements.”

Might I suggest Mr. Gonzales step down, as he does not know what is happening within the FEDC or the purpose and capabilities of an economic development corporation.

WINSTON J. SHAFFER II

Floresville
 

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Spec Ops  
Wilson  
October 17, 2012 7:34pm
 
Fred, any response? Maybe you should take some time to read up on what FEDC can and cannot do.

 
Winston Shaffer  
Floresville, TX  
October 17, 2012 3:33pm
 
Point taken.

 
The Marcelina Muse  
Dry Tank, TX  
October 17, 2012 2:40pm
 
If stupidity were a reason for removing a politician from office there would be a 90%+ vacancy rate.

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