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New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung (Newspaper) - May 17, 1996, New Braunfels, Texas Pedestrian Slow down and toiteh for people crossihgyour roadway j It was April I While walking from my new office cubicle to the parking iarage I thought Maybe this is an April fools joke and tomorrow I will be reassigned to thy old job in my old office with walls and a The previous I had been given a urprise assignment to the banks Loan Review I tepartment I wasnt pleased but was told that 1 considering future plans for reorganizing and ownsizing of the appraisal department the t srhporary assignment was a safe 1 was thankful to have a job but at the same t me I resented being told what to do without i ny consideration of my opinions My mental attitude flipped from gratitude to grumbling Several days passed while I succeeded in presenting an outward attitude of friendliness dnd professionalism Inwardly I continued to question Gods purpose for the change I grumbled at the interruption of new people my I would huny to work Hurry through work and huny home after work t wasnt especially interested in becoming crossing CP l With a whole IjMM wore ear plugs while I jja of On the weekend we were dining with some best friends Barb and Barry I was grumbling to Barry about my new work assignment artd that 1 felt like I had been unfairly sentenced to Barry looked at me with his compas sionate grin and excitedly said Paul the apos tle did his best work in prison If he had not been there writing letters of encouragement to people and the churches we would not have half of the New Testament Look at the oppor tunity Cod has given you to minister to others Paul was imprisoned AND chained to a prison guard 24 hours a day yet he perceived his con dition as the prison guard being chained to him Instead of grumbling over his oppression he grasped the opportunity to minister to a totally focused Immediately my perspective changed from grumbling to gratitude Instead of resenting the new pedestrians crossing my road I realized the opportunity God had assigned me to develop new to stop for the pedestrians to listen for the and Mary Alice As we shared Odd grew me He respond to people not reject them is an intru opened my eves to the corporate He m me to place politics That night I began praying for each pedes He taught trie loyalty should be placed in the trian in the Loan Review person not the position As I watched her strug i I jXVS J1A 3 on Department 1 didnt know their specific needs so I prayed in general I was lexcited for Monday to come Iso 1 could remove my ear I plugs and begin listening 1 till remember specific con ns Jeffs choices as he Imoved up the corporate lad der Lupes studies and exams Vics health Robs smoking habit Jeffs new home Vivians moods Cheryls mothers illness Yopies new home and her children Pats decisionmaking process Dans vacation time with his family Marys move into a new home Lisas wedding Yupas husbands illness Johns vulgar vocabulary Bobs job security and for my dear friend Mary Alice The main pedestrian in the crosswalk was Llndley gle with being made to feel inadequate I wii reminded that regardless of what others say or do that might cause me to question my if God has placed me in a position He hai prepared me and will continue to provide His wisdom knowledge and discernment Regardless of other peoples plans He can intercede to keep me in a position uritil it is His time for me to leave As Paul states in Philippians I can do all things through Christ which strengthens Once Christs public ministry began He was always on His way somewhere ultimately to the yet He always stopped for the pedes trians in His roadway He recognized every opportunity for ministry Sometimes people didnt even speak of their need He just lis tened to their actions He stopped to feed to heal to admonish to encourage and to for give He never ran over anyone swerved to miss or committed a hitandrun He never pedestrians in your How do you UK the crosswalk opportunities God to r actions of hitandrun and horn blowing as you rush through life Or hive you left behind fravelcrt who have felt renewed and encouraged by your words Slow down and witch for people crossing your roadway the pedestrians God places in your journey Advertise on our church Gail 6259144 FERGUSON HERMES INSURANCE AGENCY SINCE 1932 6254500 367 Landa St MEL 6256966 Your business could be here Call 6259144 for more Information UEBONNET NEW 71130 6068011 HUNTER JUNCTION Gruenes Original TShjfhShap Your business could be here Call 6259144 for more Information Tens I Commerce Baric Working For Your Success Member FDIC Solms Exit 183 New Braunfels TX 6201188 1 Rl COUNTY OFFICE EQIUPMENT SALES SERVICE RENTALS LEASE Tvcuwnnins CALCULATORS CASH REOlr I EUSCOMPUTEnSCOPIERS SUPPLIES PRINTING FURNITURE JAMES OLSEN 21Q 629 5023 MS N WALNUT NEW BRANCH S Toxai HEB 651 S Walnut 6080017 Service Centei Automotive Repairs 211 Hwy 81 E 6291072 Express Your Love with 146 North Castell v ON MUVf AV PINO 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actfeftttee in please ccM 6259 f 44 Church directory for New Braunfels Comal County area Berean Bible Church 889 Landa St Sunday services 10 and Wed Mens class at 8 Saturday 6205102 Christ Presbyterian Church Christ centered Bible believing Presbyterian Church in America 1620 Common Sunday school Worship service Wednesday Phone 6290405 Church of Christ 1665 Highway 81 W Bible classes for all 9 worship 10 evening worship Wed classes for all ages Nursery available Cross Lutheran Church Missouri South Hickory and Cross Streets Sunday school worship 8 and Dayspring Christian Fellowship 1895 S Walnut Sunday School Sunday Worship i Wednesday evening service Wesleyan denomination First Assembly of God 1687 81 West Sunday school 945 worship and 6 Wednesday service 7 First Baptist Church 733 Cross St Sunday school worship and 7 Wednesday dinner Bible study and i prayer service IFiwt Church of Christ Scientist 137 E Mill St Sunday service Sunday school Wednesday service Child care available First Church of the Nazarene 1465 135 East Sunday service worship and 6 First Protestant Church located on the corner of Seguin and Coll streets one block from downtown plaza Sunday Worship and AM Sunday School Classes AM Breakfast at The First Youth Activities call 6097729 Ext 36 Wednesday PRIME TIME Bible studies seminars For Your Intercession Prayer Groups Wed AM Tues PM Adult activities child care provided First United Methodist Church 572 W San AntonioStreet Sunday Worship Sunday School Youth Activities Harmony Baptist Church 1472 Texas 46 S Sunday school Sunday worship 11 and 7 Church training 6 Wednesday prayer meeting 7 Lakeside Baptist Church FM 725 Sunday school worship 11 Wednesday Bible study and prayer meeting 7 worship ministry and home groups Living Faith Church Currently worshiping at Tree Tops Restaurant 444 E San Antonio Come at AM Sunday for Coffee and more Service starts at AM Pastor Don Hamilton 5601785 New Braunfels Christian Church 734 Loop 337 Sunday School for all ages 930am Worship Celebration and Junior Church Nursery provided Youth groups adult bible study A non denominational fellowship 629 2202 Pastor Rick Bartlett 6080330 New Braunfels Presbyterian Church 373 Howard Worship Sunday school worship 11 nursery provided New Braunfels Seventh Day Adventist Church 2990 W San Antonio St Box 311551 Sabbath school Saturday worship Saturday 629 5673 Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church 138 W Austin Masses Saturday and 8 and 11 Sunday Monday through Friday Masses 6 Wed 8 Resurrection Baptist Church 909 FM St Johns Episcopal Church 312 S Guenther Holy Eucharist Rite One Rite Two at 9 and Christian education classes begin at 9 and St Paul Lutheran Church Cross and Santa Clara Streets Sunday worship 8 broadcast on KNBT radio FM Sunday school Tree of Life Fellowship 652 N Loop 337 Sunday services including childrens church at and and 7 ladies Bible study 10 Wednesday Pastors Bible study and Youth Meeting 7 Wednesday Church of Unity New Braunfels Sunday Service at the Senior Citizens Center at 655 Landa St The Unitarian Universalists of Comal County will meet on Wednesday May 22 1996 pm at the Faith United Church of Christ 970 Loop 337 We will view and discuss a tape of Bill Moyers1 interview with Joseph Campbell on The First Public invited AREA Bracken United Methodist Church 20377 FM 2252 Sunday school Church services and am UMYF Sunday 5 Church of Christ FM 3159 and 2673 Bible class 10 Sunday worship 11 and 6 Wednesday service 7 8997077 St Andrew Lutheran Church 7420 FM 2673 1 mi E of Startzville Sun Church School 9 Worship Holy Communion 1st 3rd Sundays Nursery provided 9 St Francis By the Lake Episcopal Church Hwy 306 Canyon Lake Sunday Holy Eucharist Sam 10 am Wednesday Holy Eucharist followed by Bible study The Rev Hubert Palmer InterimVicar 9643820 Unity Center of Practical Christianity in San Marcos 11 Sunday Service 16870 No State Hwy 123 miles from 204 towards San Marcos TX 78666 512 3925199 DialA Prayer 512396LIFE Childrens Class Youth of Unity meet the 1st and 3rd Sundays of the month at Call for weeknignt class schedule Nondenominational
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