is very important event in the church calender for the following reasons:
What to remember when planning for the process.
We love you pastor
and we thank the Lord
on your behalf always
what a joy to have you in
our church as our pastor
you always inspire us
you always motivate us
and you are so caring
we thank the Lord always
for having you in our church
looks forward to hear and
listen to your sermon
you empower us
with your edifying word
may you be blessed always
we praise and glorify the lord
we thank Him and say Amen
always for using you
to guide us a a church
may you live long to inspire many
Each morning when I wake
I praise my Lord
and say thank you lord
for another day
many people look forward to seeing
another day but they dont
it is by the grace of the Lord that
we are alive
we thank Him and praises His name
Those are the starting statements from
our pastor who is also our spiritual daddy
we love you always
because you know how to approach
we thank the Lord
and praise His name.
Many church fail to plan early on the appreciation month and are caught up with the last-minute rush which is not good at all.
Let us know that we are serving a living God who is a God of order.
Instead of rushing in the last-minute let us see what you can do to make sure you have planned it well to have success in this month of clergy appreciation month.
can require a substantial amount of time
•Select a weekend service in October to honor
your entire leadership staff as a congregation.
•Select a Clergy appreciation month planning committee to oversee
preparations for this event. Ideally, the
committee should be representative of all
members of the congregation (i.e., age, race,
gender, church activity), but should remain
small enough to be effective and efficient.
•Plan the details. Your goal is to express
appreciation to your entire pastoral staff and
their families. List the specific activities you
want to undertake to achieve this goal.
•Delegate the responsibilities. Assign the
responsibility for each activity on your list to
one person. This person may need to enlist the
assistance of others in the congregation, but
making one person accountable will improve
your results. Also, be sure to involve those
under the direct ministry of staff pastors, such
as calling on youth group members to help
honor a youth pastor.
Communicate your plans to those in your
congregation and community.
•Promote your activities. Carefully determine
the best means to promote your activities and
•Monitor your progress. Be sure that each
responsible person on your planning team
reports his or her progress at regular
intervals. Avoid a surprise resulting from a
•Thank the participants. Make sure that each
person who helped plan, prepare, decorate,
serve, lead, entertain, speak, clean up, etc.,
knows how significant his or her contribution
was to the success of your celebration activities.