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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.
The City of Floresville is currently accepting applications for the following position: ANIMAL CONTROL OFFICER PART-TIME. A complete job description and application form may be obtained at City Hall, 1120 D Street, Floresville, Texas 78114, Monday – Friday, 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.; or Floresville website, www.cityoffloresville.org. Deadline to submit application is 5:00 PM on February 5, 2016. The City of Floresville is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, nationality, related medical condition or handicap.
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Girl Scouts giving back, celebrating


Girl Scouts giving back, celebrating
The Girl Scouts present the blankets they made for the veterans Nov. 11 in Floresville.


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Girl Scouts from Floresville, La Vernia, and Poth camped at the Floresville River Park Nov. 10. Seniors and Cadettes from Troop 559 led the younger girls through a rotation of activities including a scavenger hunt for large puzzle pieces that the girls later assembled to make a giant puzzle about the Girl Scouts.

The Scouts also made lap quilts in red, white, and blue for the veterans home in honor of Veterans Day. They learned songs and skits and recycled old T-shirts into tote bags. After enjoying hot dogs and Frito pies, the girls went on a night hike around the park.

They returned to toast marshmallows for s’mores. Then it was time for the skits and songs the girls had practiced. The performances included “Lemonade Stand,” “The Princess Pat,” “Gotta Go Wee,” “Invisible Bench,” and “Moose.”

The Scouts slept in tents under the stars and woke to muffins and fruit in the morning. It was time to break down camp and say goodbye to new friends and old.

The Wilson County Service Unit would like to thank the city of Floresville for a wonderful experience at the park.

Veterans home visit

Once the Scouts closed up camp Nov. 11, they had to clean up and put on their uniforms. The Scouts left the park and made their way to the Frank M. Tejeda Texas State Veterans Home. There, the girls helped celebrate Veterans Day by giving each veteran a thank-you card and the blankets they hand-made the night before. This was a memorable and special day for not just the veterans, but the Scouts as well.

The weekend ended, but the Girl Scouts continued to give thanks and celebrate with our veterans on Nov. 12. The Girl Scouts of Floresville participated in the Floresville Veterans Day Ceremony held at Floresville High School. The girls donated 200 bottles of water, and made 300 red, white, and blue ribbons that they pinned on the veterans.
 

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