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Pastor Appreciation Month

Pastor Appreciation Month

Have You Told Your Pastor Lately That You Appreciate Him?

October is a great time to show honor and appreciation to your pastor!

Pastor Appreciation MonthDr. James Dobson and his wife Shirley began to encourage churches, in 1993, to use October as a time to show appreciation to their pastor.

Focus on the Family Ministries has been offering free resources to help churches with this; which is now known as “Pastor Appreciation Month.”

There is still time to rally your church together and be a blessing to your pastor and his/her family.

Focus on the Family has a free step-by-step planning guide available for download at the following site: Pastor Appreciation Resources 

“Let the elders that rule well be counted worthy of double honor, especially they who labor in the word and doctorine.”
— 1 Timothy 5:17

God has blessed us with pastors to feed us with knowledge and understanding. (Jeremiah 3:15) They are a gift from God. (Ephesians 4:11)

We should treat them as a blessing and show them honor. Honoring our pastor is a total win-win-win…

Our pastor and their families get blessed, encouraged and strengthened. We get blessed. The church family is increased in unity and peace. And God is pleased at our obedience to His Word!

Just think if everyone in your church gave your pastor a card this month with a note of thanks & appreciation and a cash gift of honor. How would that impact your congregation?

Believe me: Love Never Fails

We like to honor our pastor and his family throughout the year, but especially in October.

Now go be blessed to be a blessing!


P.S. If you or your church celebrates Pastor Appreciation Month I would love to hear about it and I’m sure others would too…

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