Pastor Retirement GiftsDecember 9th, 2010 | Posted by in Pastor Appreciation Gifts
Retirement parties are a way for people to express gratitude and appreciation for an individual’s lifetime of service and value to the community. A pastor devotes much of his life to the spiritual needs of his congregation, who depend on him for guidance and leadership.
So the pastor retirement gifts at the occasion of a pastor’s retirement allow his congregation an opportunity to celebrate his achievement as a man of faith and a shepherd of the flock. There is plenty of choice for pastor retirement gifts.
Retirement Celebration Party for Pastor
Create a list of to-dos for the retirement celebration party for pastor. This should include food/catering, a location, invitations, games, retiree research and entertainment. You can find templates online to help keep you on track. Then you can invite every member enjoy the activities plant a tree.
The Jewish National Fund offers the opportunity to support the Holy Land with a donation to plant a tree in Israel. Through their online site you can make a donation and get a certificate in your pastor’s name that represents the trees that will be planted with your donation.
Special worship service
The pastor’s church can hold a special worship service to celebrate her life’s work. Members of the congregation can share stories about their personal experiences with the pastor, sing favorite hymns and join together in a special prayer for the pastor. A special luncheon for the pastor could also be held at the church after the worship service.
Personalized Retirement Gifts for Pastor
There is a plenty of choice for the personalized retirement gifts. An engraved watch is a good idea for a retirement gift. If your pastor has a specific sports interest help him enjoy it even more during his retirement.
A plaque is a great way to commemorate your pastor’s involvement with the church and can incorporate the pastor’s family and the church community. There are many different types of engraved plaques available your pastor’s retirement, the most popular being the crystal engraved retirement plaque.[Read more]
Find out what genre books your pastor enjoys and get him all set up for hours of comfortable reading during his retirement.