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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 or call 830-253-8121.
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Polished Edge: Kirstie Alley of ‘Kirstie’ on TV Land

Polished Edge: Kirstie Alley of ‘Kirstie’  on TV Land

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Q: What is it that you like about playing larger-than-life characters, as with your alter ego Maddie on “Kirstie”?

A: I love “Auntie Mame,” and I love “All About Eve.” I could go on and on about the movies and the characters I love. I wanted to play that, and it’s funny because in real life, I’m sort of the godmother to everybody’s kids. And I think, “Why did they choose me?”

I’m eccentric, and I’m not cozy with kids. I’m like, “All right, what do you want for lunch?” Or, “Why would you do something like that?” With the characters I liked when I looked at films growing up, the women were powerful and sort of crazy.

Q: Since you play a stage star in “Kirstie,” what are your own thoughts about working on or going to Broadway?

A: My idea of the theater is like the way we’ve created it in the show, where everyone’s rich and out every night and having dinner at Sardi’s. I like the romance and the drama of it ... but frankly, when I go to the theater when I’m in New York, I’d just like to give a note to people: “Do not wear flip-flops or shorts or ‘I Love NY’ T-shirts!”

I get that you’re buying the ticket, so you have the right to do that, but I think that people need more reverence and respect for the theater. It can be an opportunity for people to do something that they wouldn’t do otherwise, which is to get really dressed up, to have a nice dinner and go to the theater. I love the tradition of it.

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