Pastor/Priest Thank You Gift IdeasAugust 29th, 2010 | Posted by in Thank You Gifts
A thank you gift for pastor should not be personal expensive, or elaborate. Rather, just make a simple gesture to say, “Thank you! Pastor! ”
Appreciation is a fundamental human emotion need, our pastor is no exception. Choosing appropriate pastor gifts will be tangible way that we can show appreciation and love for our pastor and his family.
Pastor Gifts Tips
If you are planning to give a gift to your church clergy, you have to make sure that you choose an appropriate gift. You need to know some important tips before you decide to buy anything as a pastor tribute.
- Pastors and clergymen are simple people. They do not want to be given extravagant or materialistic gifts.
- How emotionally attached is your congregation to your pastor? The deeper the relationship … the more elaborate your pastoral tribute should be.
- Prepare pastor gifts according to pastor’s interests, tastes or hobby.
- To do something to help pastor lighten his pressure.
Thank You Gifts Ideas
According to my gifts tips, there are different types of pastor gifts available Pastor Appreciation Day, but we don’t have to wait until that time to show our appreciation and love. I have listed some gift ideas for pastors that you or your church could give.
- Choosing right spiritual gifts to continue their spiritual growth will encourage the minister to continue developing the members’ spiritual knowledge.
- Surprise your pastor with a golfer’s gifts package, complete with tees, balls and a nifty golfer’s bag if he is interested in golf.
- Wines of the October month are popular gifts pastor who us wine and gourmet food enthusiast.
- Customize a crystal plaque with engraved message/quotes of appreciation on it. Your pastor can put it in his office or at home.
- Write an appreciation poem as a personalized tribute for your pastor.
- Sing a song or create a DVD minister present.
- Don’t forgot to prepare right gifts for pastor’s wife and pastor’s kids.
- Send a appreciation letter to priest.
- Plan a special banquet in honor of your pastors.
- Plant a tree or some shrubs in honor of your pastoral staff.
- Improve your pastor’s working environment by upgrading or expanding his office or study, adding bookcases and file cabinets, or replacing out-of-date office equipment and furniture.
- Create a pastors’ hall fame in your church with photos and memorabilia of your present and past ministers.
- Pray for pastor.
- Throw a pastor appreciation party for pastor’s closest family and friends
- Set an engraved rock at the base with the pastor’s name and the years of service.
- Enlist congregational members with gardens to deliver fresh produce during harvest season.
- Plan a church bonfire.
- Provide a testimony time during a worship service, giving people the opportunity to share how the pastor has impacted their lives.
- Plan a church picnic.
- Participate in renovating part of the pastor’s home or helping with maintenance projects.
- Distribute individual quilt squares to congregational members and encourage each family to personalize its square.
- Establish a Pastor Appreciation Team who will be looking for ways to honor pastor throughout the year.
- Organize retirement party to celebrate pastor’s retirement.