We trust you are doing well, and God is richly blessing your life!
We are writing this letter to you to determine your intentions regarding your membership status here at (NAME OF CHURCH). We've noticed you have not attended in some time, yet perhaps something has come up that has needed your attention during this period of absence.
Have you ever heard a statement similar to this? “Well, I would love to be able to go to church, but it's hard for me to do when I see all the hypocrites there.”
While you may have not heard those exact words, you've probably heard a variation of some kind and perhaps wondered a bit if you were being accused of being a hypocrite. None of us want to be considered in such a way, yet this is the impression often left in the wake of such a statement.
Jesus valued the church greatly, and in fact calls it his Bride! We know also that He's coming one day for a Bride without spot or wrinkle, but we also realize there's still a lot of spots to be removed, and wrinkles to iron!