Dear Church Members,

I wanted to take this opportunity to send a note of thanks and appreciation to you as I move on to my next assignment in ministry.

If I could write a letter just filled with the words “thank you” over and over, it seems that I would never be able to write enough of them to truly express how I feel about the time I spent here serving as your Pastor. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

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Greetings in the Name of our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ!

I wanted to take this time to send you this letter to share with you concerning upcoming events in the life of our church, as well as my own ministry. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

Greetings in Christ!

It is with great appreciation to the Lord and His leading in my life that I now begin my journey here at (NAME OF CHURCH) serving as your Pastor.

I wanted to be sure to take this opportunity to send you a brief note of thanks as well for accepting us here as part of your church family, and rest assured, my wife and I are looking forward to joyous and fruitful ministry in the years to come. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

I write briefly to thank you for the time you took out of your schedule to interview me for the position of Senior Pastor at First Christian Church.

As a family, we are committed to being in the center of God’s will, so therefore look to Him for His wisdom and direction in any future decisions that we will make, and believe that God will show you as a church the steps to take as well in filling the pastoral opening. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

I write briefly to thank you for the time you took out of your schedule to interview me for the position of Senior Pastor at First Christian Church.

We certainly enjoyed our brief time with you as a Church Board, and wanted to also be sure to thank you for the generous honorarium as well as the hotel and dining arrangements while visiting your city. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

Dear Rev. ___________,

On behalf of the Church Board of First Christian Church, thank you for submitting your resume’ for the open pastorate here.

I wanted to write briefly to let you know that following prayerful consideration of your resume’ we have decided to go in another direction at this time. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

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Acceptance of Pastorate

It is with a humble heart and a thankful spirit that I learned that you had selected me to serve as your pastor.   My heart is filled with joy as I write this letter accepting the position at First Christian Church.    Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

Dear Christian Life family,

After a great deal of thought and prayer, I am announcing that as of Date, I will be retiring as Pastor of Christian Life Church.  After all these years serving such a wonderful congregation, I feel that it is time to begin the next chapter of my life.  Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

To Whom It May Concern,

I am writing this letter to you at the request of our new Pastor, Rev. __________ _______________.

Pastor ___________’s wife, _____________ is presently employed as a Nurse by (Name of Hospital), and I’m sure she will be a tremendous asset to you, and all who are associated with her. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

Greetings in Christ!

On behalf of the Pastor’s Search Committee here at First Christian Church, I want you to know that we are looking forward to our interview with you.

As we discussed on the phone, the interview will take place here at the church on (DAY), (DATE), at (TIME AM/PM). Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view full text!

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