October is an opportunity to thank, celebrate and encourage those who shepherd us.
Pastor Appreciation Month
Understanding, advocating for and supporting clergy during Pastor Appreciation Month 2023.
Simple and consistent acts of encouragement and unity are gifts to the heart of a pastor.
Celebrating Pastor Appreciation Month and the ministry of listening this October.
Tangibly express appreciation for our pastors this October with thousands across North America.
Encouraging and showing appreciation for those who lead us strengthens everyone for the mission of God.
Just like you need a pastor’s care and support, a pastor needs the same in return.
“More than any one time gift or note, the most encouraging thing to do for your pastor is to just show up on a regular basis and help create an overall healthy culture in your church,” says Rev. Mike Cline, senior pastor at Mountain View Church.
Even in moments when words aren’t enough, chaplains share the importance of the ministry of presence in “those holy moments when sometimes we don’t have answers but are able to sit with those in need.”
As Pastor Appreciation Month approaches, Wesleyans are encouraged to tell stories of what makes their pastor(s) unique.
October was Pastor Appreciation Month. Jim Dunn poses the question: If there was a Layperson Appreciation Month, when would it be? Do we intentionally show appreciation to laypersons in our churches?
“Being a pastor was SO much easier than what I’m doing now,” said NO former pastor ever. Note: October is Pastor Appreciation Month. Here are ten tips on how to keep your beloved pastor from leaving.