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   New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - July 19, 1991, New Braunfels, Texas                                Religious Focus Page 6A New Texas July 1991 Religious leaders oppose taxes By ROBERT STEWART Staff Writer A group of religious leaders from across Texas is calling for a corporate and personal income along with a reduction in property and sales to generate new Applauding recent efforts of elected officials to cooperate with Comptroller John Sharps detailed and helpful audit of state we sec the longterm need for a method of financing our state govern ment that is fair for all said the Frank executive director of the Texas Conference of We recognize that this is a difficult and unpopular political deci our health and future are worth the The group is the Texas Conference of Churches which is working with Texas a lobbying organiza tion supported by churches and pri vate members that promotes human services and religious accord ing to Sue director of Texas Were a religiousaffiliated public policy group and our primary empha sis is in directing the states resources to more adequately meet human Thornton Until we have a stable revenue base for Texas Gov we will never be able to meet adequately the needs of our The resolution calls for tax reform and supports the income tax as the most fair and nonregressive way to go about tax Thornton Were also calling for officials to reduce excessively high state sales taxes as well as property The resolution calls on elected offi cials to seek a most equitable solu tion to the revenue shortages con fronting our public systems of educa criminal health and human services through progressive sources of The group wants a tax and social welfare policy that shifts financial burdens away from property and sales taxes that they feel unfairly overtax the The church leaders also want to avoid any system that relics on state sponsored gambling such as a The federal government in recent years has been passing down man dates to all of the states to provide more services for folks but they have not been passing down the dollars that accompany those increased Thornton So all states including Texas are having to pick up the price tag for the That is a big part of why taxes are going Even if we did not institute a personal income there would still have to be tax increases in other What were calling for is a reform of the entire Texas IMPACT has worked for several years now against the Thornton We feel like that is a very regres sive tax measure and a business that the state should not be she The Daryl Higgins of the First Protestant Church in New Braunfels is against a lottery and state income Im opposed to an income tax and a I believe the TCC is on the right track in asking for reforms but I feel an income tax would be detrimental to the business climate in the Higgins We need to cut more spending cut the fat in state The state of Texas could take a lesson from New Braunfels and Comal County in good management and providing Higgins said his church supports the TCC and the Dietz but that he is personally opposed to an income tax and vehemently opposed to a state Ive lived in California and seen that a lottery does no Higgins California is in worse shape than Chance meetings Did you see the woman on the news last Saturday night whose house had been broken into half a dozen times She lived and must have been Her back yard was an overgrown and junky invitation to any her neighbors brought some friends over plus chain weed eaters and mowers and spent all day Saturday cleaning up and making life safer for Someone even installed an alarm system in her For The news team filmed them work ing and even interviewed a few of They seemed genuinely con cerned for the the reporter turned to the woman h and What do you have to say about this Her response was I dont know that it will They might find another way We will just have to Thats It made me I turned to Beckie and Unbelievable I ragged on By the Kenny Wood the woman pretty Then I saw myself in I remembered the times when my own fears of what might happen cut me off from appreciating the good things around I am a pro at playing What Like What if it doesnt work or What if they dont like me or What if I fail Its a dead end The best antidote for fearofthe future is Being thankful for what you have rather than what you might Heres a prescription for those of us who are hogtied by the Its an hold hymn some of us grew up singing Count your name them one by And it will surprise you What the Lord has The Kenny Wood is pastor of Covenant Baptist which meets in the Duck Blind Lounge at Forest Waters Country Religion in brief Bible school Cross Lutheran Church is conduct ing its Vacation Bible School 59 from 9 to Children ages 3 years old through 6th grade are invited to For early registra tion call Tree of Life Tree of Life Fellowship will be celebrating its 10th anniversary with camp meeting services July 2831 Service times will be set for 10 and 7 Sunday through Wednes Guest ministers will be Mark Brazee and Ross Tree of is located at 652 Loop 337 in New For more information call HOFFMANN FLOORS 710 Loop 337 rtAA B C Service Center Repairs 204 San Antonio 6253241 Canvas Shoppe MH Canvas Work 26252249 Schwab Rd Woeppensch m iat fSio 189 Seguin 6253434 American Heart Association This space provided as a public 146 North Castell 6255522 GARLAND AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS 6290278 IH 35 Ielnres Smirt GOLDEN EAGLE PRINTING Compltti of Printing 512 6294352 31 III 35 Wtit TX 78130 Walnut Buiimsi CtHiir H E B FOODS DRUGS Antonio 6257787 FtesldentialCommercialNew Constuciion Sewer CleaningWater Hoatur Copper Water Lines Visit our Display of Fixtures and Supplies 99Eikiil 625547P HwraldZeitunj Your Hometown Newspaper 707 Landa 6259144 JfWTErV JVHCV10J1 6294900 Ed ward Jones I Tort Slock Ejcnira Ine AIMCWI CflrvuMW STAN A CUNNINGHAM Investment Representltlve 1000 Walnut 6290055 State Farm Insurance Companies Dick CLU 398 Landa Total Family Health Care Medical Equipment Sales A Rental 6257777 NEW BRAUNFELS AIR CONDITIONING HEATING Servicing air conditioners fit heat pumps 776 Torrey 6205006 Worship at the church of your choice Local Berean Laurel Plaza Com munity Laurel Sunday services are Saturday night Bible Study at 411 Windsor in Northwoods at Bible Baptist 1235 Ervenberfl Sunday school 10 worship 11 and 7 Wednesday service Calvary Baptist 2386 San Antonio Sunday School 10 worship 11 and 6 Wednesday service 7 Christ Presbyterian Church Presbyterian Church In 983 Loop 337 at Common Sunday School Worship 11 Christ the King Confessional Lutheran Church Missouri 142 Comal Sunday School at 9 Worship at Church of 1665 Highway 81 Bible classes for 9 worship 10 evening worship and childrens Bible hour 6 Wed nesday classes 7 Nursery Church of Christ 1130 FM Sunday Bible classes worship and 6 Wednesday Bible classes 7 Church of 174 West End Bible study at and 5 Sunday and 7 Wed Worship Is at and 6 Sub Call 6251094 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United Church of Seguin and Coll Worship 8 and church school 9 First Spanish Assembly of God 1944 81 at Peach Sunday School Worship services and Wednesday First United Methodist 572 San Worship Sunday school worship youth activities 57 Freedom Fellowship Church and 330 Sunday services 10 to nursery and childrens Wednesday fami ly meetings in Call Gathering of the Remnant 419 Sunday worship at 10 and 7 Tuesday and Thursday at 7 Harmony Baptist 1472 Texas 46 Sunday school Sunday worship 11 and 7 Church training 6 Wednes day prayer meeting 7 Holy Family Catholic 245 Saturday Mass 5 Sunday Mass 8 Spanish 10 Hosanna Baptist Church 525 Mather biling ual Sunday School 9 Sunday worship 10 and 6 Wednesday Prayer Service 7 Iglesia Bethel 385 Grape Sunday and Wednesday 7 Sun day school 10 Monday prayer meeting Iglesia de 117 Bible class 8 Service 9 Sunday Bible class Lakeside Baptist FM Sunday school worship 11 and 7 Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 i Llvs Oak 335 Sunday school worship 11 Baptist Train ing Union 2nd and 4th Sunday 4 Brother hood and Missionary Society Wednesday prayer service and Bible Study Wednesday choir rehearsal Wednesday 8 Living Word 1254 81 Sunday worship 10 and 7 Wednesday service 7 Mission Pentecoste 129 School Services Saturday and Sun day Mission Valley Bible 995 Mission Hills Drive Christian Education Worship service New Braunfsls Christian Loop Sunday school worship and 6 junior church New Braunfels lor Christ meets each Tuesday and Sunday at at 330 Pas tor is Gilbert Torres and assistant pastor is Ernest Torres invites persons who are hooked on drugs or tired of being abused or depressed or unemployed tr visit the Foursquare Gospel onefourth mile from Interstate 35 on FM Sunday school 10 worship 11 Wed nesday worship 7 New Iriunfcls 373 Church school worship lj 11 Nursery New Braunfels Seventh Day Adventist 2990 San Antonio Sabbath School at Worship at New Life full Oasis Street near Sunday School at 10 worship 11 and 6 Sunday and 7 Oakwood Baptist 2154 Loop 337 Bible study worship and 7 Wednesday prayer service 7 Our Lady of Perpetual Help 138 Masses Saturday and 8 and 11 and Peace Lutheran Memorial Primary on County Line Sunday services at Reorganized Church of Jesus Christ of LatterDay 1138 Dunlap Church school worship 11 Second Baptist 243 Sunday school worship 1 i and 7 church training 6 Wednesday service Johns Episcopal 312 Guen Holy Eucharist 8 Christian education Holly Eucharist Josephs Church American Episcopal 446 Worship service 1928 prayer Holy Eucharist first and third Sun days at 11 Sunday School 11 Thurs day Bible study 7 Paul Lutheran Church Cross and Santa Clara Worship service 8 broadcast on KNBT Radio FM and 6 Sunday school Peter and Paul Catholic 386 Saturday Mass 7 Sunday Masses and No evening mass through Tro of Life 652 Loop Sun day services including Childrens Church at and Sunday evening ser vice and Childrens Church at 7 Ladles Bible Study at 10 Pastors bible study and Youth Meeting at 7 UnlUd Psntacost Church 104 Melody Sunday celebration of praise 2 Bible Study and Childrens Church Area Bracken United Methodist FM Sunday school church service Baptist Box Sunday school worship and 7 Christian training 6 Wednesday service 7 United Methodist 281 North and Cibolo Sunday school church service Canyon PrMbyUrlan Shepherd 4314 FM 2673 Halfway between Saltier and Sunday School Worship 11 Canyon United Mtthodlst Flintslone Canyon Lake Mobile Home Early worship service Sun day school worship 11 Chapel In the Cove Cypress Cove Sunday School 9 Worship 9 f Church of FM 3159 and Bible class 10 Sunday worship 11 and 6 Wednesday service 7 Church In the Valley interdenominational FM 306 and River Road at Canyon Sunday school worship 8 and Wednesday Bible study 7 Church In the Wlldwood Assembly of FM The Sunday school 10 worship and Covenant Baptist Duck Blind Lounge at Forest Waters Country Club in Garden Sunday School Coffee Worship 11 Cranes Milt Baptist FM 2673 at Start Sunday Bible study worship and Wednesday Bible study and prayer Nursery Friedens United Church of Christ Church school 9 worship service First Baptist Church of Canyon in Horseshoe Falls Sunday school worship and 6 Nursery Fischer Baptist Mission meets at the Fischer Store School Community Center for Sunday School at and for Sunday worship at and 7 Call 9352832 for Gethsemane Baptist Startzville Com munity Sunday school 10 worship 11 and 7 Wednesday worship 7 Rock Hill Gospel Faith 502 Interestate 35 south of New behind the rest Sunday school worship and Tuesday night Saturday night regular service Southlake Baptist Church 77 FM 3159 across from the Guadalupe Valley Telephone Sunday Bible study for all ages worship 11 discipleship training 6 Wednesday praise and worship Nursery Andrew Lutheran Church FM 2673 east of Worship communion first Sunday 9 Francis ByTheLake Episcopal 14 miles west of Interstate 35 on FM Box Canyon Holy Eucharist and Sunday School 10 Johns Mission Our Lady of Perpe tual Help mission Sunday Mass Paul Lutheran Church of FM 1863 at Sunday school wor ship 8 and Puul United Church of South Main and FM Church school and worship at 10 Thomas Catholic Church Gust below Canyon Saturday Mass at 6 Sunday at and Triumphant Lutheran Bat Cave Road at Schoemhal Road Garden Sunday School for all Worship 10 Unity Center of Practical Christianity In San 222 San Antonio Sunday 11 Wednesday study 7 to Unity Church of San 1723 oil Sunday service 11 Sunday youth education 11 Wednesday class 7 DialaProyor PLUMBING CO Parti isinffce PlumbingHeating THE DO IT YOURSELF SHOP 532 Seguin Ave 625 8031 THE PORTER COMPANY 1620 Seguin 6258577 We Guarantee our Work Parts 1474 Seguin 6251929 Cuitom Framing Local Artwork 618 Seguin WALMART 6299121 IH 35 Walnut WALNUT PHARMACV 848 WALNUT NEW TEXAS 78130 Phone 6256352 Owner Jim Miller Jfafft roeller FUNERAL HOME 615 LANDA 6252349 UEBONNET NEW BflAUNFFlS TX 78130 6258011 HeraldZcitung Your Hometown Newspaper 707 Landa 6259144 OPEN AT 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