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PASTOR APPRECIATION MONTH - 50+ Creative Ways to Bless Your Pastor Year-Round
We pray that this article will encourage you —each according to their own ability — to be a blessing to your pastor.
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By Brian Kluth, National Director for NAEfinancialhealth.org and author of the bestselling GenerosityDevotional.com for churches
The best way to help your pastor is to faithfully and regularly pray for:
FOOD, FELLOWSHIP & FUN
If needed, communicate in advance if there are any out-of-pocket costs the pastor will need to cover (e.g., parts for a car repair or materials for home repair).
Faithfully give to your church, so your pastor can be properly compensated. Beyond the pastor’s church salary, the Lord may prompt certain individuals to provide personal funding to help with any of the following items:
Most people have heard about “paying it forward”. Do you know you can also “pay it forward” by passing along possessions you no longer use or need? Possible items you could “pay forward” could include appliances, furniture, musical equipment, clothing, sports equipment or electronics. Ask if the items you may have available are actually needed and wanted by the pastor’s family. Also, be sure they are in good condition and will not need costly repairs. Please be prepared to graciously allow the pastors to decline anything that is offered in this flyer.
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