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Thank You to Church Board Member for Faithful Service

Dear (FIRST NAME),

I just wanted to take a moment to reflect on all that you do in your service as a church board member and let you know that I appreciate your dedication to this important role in the body of our church.

You have helped see to it that our church fulfills its mission, vision, and values. You’ve spent time in meetings evaluating our resources and ensuring that we are being responsible stewards of the gifts we’ve been given. You have taken steps to address and resolve issues in a way that keeps Christ at the center of it all. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!

Appreciation Letter to Long Time Children’s Sunday School Teacher

Dear (FIRST NAME),

Train up a child in the way he should go; even when he is old he will not depart from it.
–Proverbs 22:6

Teachers are like pastors: you assume the responsibility and privilege of sharing God’s Word in a way that makes it easy for others to understand. Explaining scripture to children, especially, is neither a small or easy task. On the contrary, the task of relating the abstract or challenging aspects of our Creator is one that requires a special set of gifts from the Lord, and I, for one, am thankful that you have put your spiritual gifts to use so willingly over the years. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!

Thank You for Serving on Church Pastoral Search Committee

Dear (FIRST NAME),

I know there have been many hours of prayer, study, and thoughtful discussion taking place during this search for a new pastor. I know that the committee has been working hard to listen to and follow God’s leading. To serve on the committee requires one to put aside their own interests in order to spiritually discern what is right and best and God’s true calling for the church. After all, you are seeking the Lord’s guidance and direction on who it is, exactly, that He is calling to be the next pastor of CHURCH NAME. We trust that, through Christ’s leading, the committee has found/will find the right person will come to serve CHURCH NAME as our new pastor. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!

Appreciation Letter to Long Time Adult Sunday School Teacher

Dear (FIRST NAME),

Pastors and teachers both assume the awesome honor and responsibility of providing adults with deeper insight and understanding of God’s Word. As we both know, this job is satisfying, demanding, and challenging.

Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still; teach the righteous and they will add to their learning.
–Proverbs 9:9 Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!

Appreciation Letter to Retiring Church Choir Director

Dear (FIRST NAME)

“Let the message of Christ dwell among you richly as you teach and admonish one another with all wisdom through psalms, hymns, and songs from the Spirit, singing to God with gratitude in your hearts.”
— Colossians 3:16

For years, you have helped bring the message and wisdom of Christ to our congregation. Through thoughtful planning, you have carried forth the good news of each season through the choir’s songs. Your musical direction has lifted the hearts of our people, inspired them to walk more closely with the Lord, and enhanced our weekly services. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!

Dear

I wanted to take a few moments to send a letter to encourage each and every one within our congregation to pause for a few moments and consider our level of service within the church.

Of course, I realize there are some here who are brand new attendees and perhaps still trying to decide if this will be your “home church”, and that is understandable. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!

Dear (First Name),

It is such an exciting time to be part of the congregation at Christian Life Church. As we approach this new season and focus on our building project, we are looking for qualified members to join our Building Committee. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!

Dear (First Name),

I am so incredibly thankful that you are part of our community at Christian Life Church. As you know, our church desires to offer services where God is glorified. We also desire to honor Him in our worship each week.

We are in a new season as we build a team to lead our congregation into worship. Because of your unique talents in music, singing and worship, I would like to ask you to prayerfully consider participating in our upcoming fall Worship Team Tryouts. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!

Dear (First Name),

As you know, we are a church committed to the person of Jesus Christ and God’s revealed word, the Bible. It is our desire that people come to place their trust in Christ to forgive and lead them, and that they grow in their relationship with Him.

We also deeply value connecting to God through prayer. We know that Paul wrote in I Thessalonians 5:16-18 says, “Rejoice always, pray without ceasing, give thanks in all circumstances; for this is the will of God in Christ Jesus for you.” Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!

Dear (First Name),

We are so thankful for your presence and ministry at Christian Life Church. As you know, our church values offering meaningful times of worship, outreach and fellowship. As our church grows and we welcome visitors as well as long time members, we desire to build a team of faithful volunteers to serve as greeters who will share our vision, heart and values. Logged in Members, CLICK HERE to view and/or copy full text!