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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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Schools receive ‘Agriculture in a Growing World’ grants




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Texas is among the 25 states that had one of its schools selected as a grant recipient for the “Agriculture in a Growing World” program, made possible by the American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture with partnership from the Nutrients for Life Foundation.

According to an American Farm Bureau Foundation for Agriculture press release, grant recipients will receive a class set of The Man Who Fed the World, by Leon Hesser. This book brings to life the story of Norman Borlaug, a man who came from a one-room schoolhouse in Iowa and became one of the 100 most influential persons of the 20th century. In Borlaug’s eyes, fertilizer was a key component to staving off starvation, and Nutrients for Life carries this message forward on a daily basis.

Grant recipients also will receive an educator’s guide full of turnkey lesson plans, as well as important information about the upcoming essay contest.

Call for entries

The Agriculture in a Growing World Essay Contest is a national competition, open to ninth- through 12th-grade students who have explored the book The Man Who Fed the World. Any school, whether grant recipient or not, that has implemented this curriculum may enter the contest. The book, which comes with supporting educator resources, can be purchased at www.agfoundation.org. Contest details are available online at http://bit.ly/MGUrRJ. Essays and accompanying entry form must be emailed to foundation@fb.org or faxed to 202-314-5121 by April 1, 2013.

Questions about the grant program and essay contest can be sent directly to educationdirector@fb.org.
 

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