The 50 Most Inspiring Pastor Appreciation Quotes

Pastor Appreciation Quotes

Taking on the role of pastor is a huge responsibility. This personal calling to do God’s work amongst his congregation and church members can be quite exhausting. Placing their own lives upon the backburner while serving others on the path to spiritual enlightenment.

These members of the cloth are deserving of the utmost respect and appreciation. Whether it be some encouraging words or a personal gesture of gratitude, every effort counts. Not only will they provide him/her with that deep down feeling of fulfillment; it also motivates them to strive for greater works.

We hope the following Pastor Appreciation Quotes help inspire you to find the words you’ve been seeking.

Pastor Appreciation Quotes

1. “When it seemed I was far away from Jesus, you drew me back and helped me stay close and focus on him. Thank you for your timely attention, dear Pastor.” — Unknown Author

2. Thank you for the important role you play in our congregation.” — Unknown Author

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

4. “Your messages are full of insight, revelation, and truth. Thank you for preaching the whole counsel of God. I am forever grateful.” — Unknown Author

5. “Thank you for being our pastor.” — Unknown Author

6. “Obey them that have the rule over you, and submit yourselves: for they watch for your souls, as they that must give account, that they may do it with joy, and not with grief: for that is unprofitable for you.” — Hebrews 13:17

7. “Dear Pastor, you have been such a blessing to my family. May God bless your household and your ministry.” — Unknown Author

8. “Thanks for leading us the right way.” — Unknown Author

9. “And I will give you pastors according to mine heart, which shall feed you with knowledge and understanding.” — Jeremiah 3:15

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10. “I thank God for giving you the knowledge, wisdom, and understanding. Your sermons are so touching that they inspire me to always strive hard to do the will of God. Thank you for all you do.” — Unknown Author

11. “Thank you for the word you spread and the lives you touch. ” — Unknown Author

12. “And we beseech you, brethren, to know them which labor among you, and are over you in the Lord, and admonish you. And to esteem them very highly in love for their work’s sake, and be at peace among yourselves.” — 1 Thessalonians 5:12 – 5:13

13. “Thank you for being tenderhearted and compassionate in the face of grief and joy-filled events. Thank you for becoming part of our family, even when it demanded you to sacrifice time with your own family.” — Unknown Author

14. “Thanks a lot for letting God minister through you. ” — Unknown Author

15. “Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine.” — 2 Timothy 4:2

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16. “Ever since you started pastoring this church, you have proven time and time again that you were truly called by God into ministry. Thanks for everything you do as a shepherd.” — Unknown Author

17. “Pastor, you are highly appreciated for telling us the truth. May God help and support you in the ministry.” — Unknown Author

18. “How then shall they call on him in whom they have not believed? and how shall they believe in him of whom they have not heard? and how shall they hear without a preacher?” — Romans 10:14

19. “As both a servant of God and a servant of His people, you are the intermediary between the spiritual world and our own. Thank you for bringing the gift of faith into the hearts of everyone in this congregation!” — Unknown Author

20. “Thank you for your empathy and compassion that is gladly given during our difficult times.” — Unknown Author

21. “Even so hath the Lord ordained that they which preach the gospel should live of the gospel.” — 1 Corinthians 9:14

22. “You are a blessing to me and I thank God for the great and life-transforming message you deliver every Sunday to the church.” — Unknown Author

23. “Thank you for your spiritual guidance and leadership.” — Unknown Author

24. “Remembering without ceasing your work of faith, and labor of love, and patience of hope in our Lord Jesus Christ, in the sight of God and our Father.” — 1 Thessalonians 1:3

25. “Pastor, we are grateful for sparing your precious time to come and pray with us when everything seemed not working. The word of hope you shared with us brought light to our family. God bless you!” — Unknown Author

26. “Thank you for the work you do in preaching and teaching us. You truly deserve all the honor.” — Unknown Author

27. “The steps of a good man are ordered by the LORD: and he delighteth in his way.’ — Psalms 37:23

28. “Aside from being a pastor, you are a counselor, advocate, teacher, and friend. Thanks for always going above and beyond your pastoral duty to fulfill every one of these roles. We do appreciate you.” — Unknown Author

29. “Thank you for being a great pastor and leading us to the right path.” — Unknown Author

30. “And he gave some, apostles; and some, prophets; and some, evangelists; and some, pastors and teachers.” — Ephesians 4:11

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31. “I’m grateful that I know Christ through you. Thank you for answering God’s call. I’ll forever be grateful.” — Unknown Author

32. “Thank you for your words of wisdom and strong faith.” — Unknown Author

33. “Remember them which have the rule over you, who have spoken unto you the word of God: whose faith follow, considering the end of their conversation.” — Hebrews 13:7

34. “One of the very special people who truly care about other people is you, Pastor. Thank you for your caring heart!” — Unknown Author

35. “Thank you for being a wonderful pastor. We are deeply grateful for the hard work and sacrifice you make.” —Unknown Author

36. “Behold, I have given him for a witness to the people, a leader, and commander to the people.” — Isaiah 55:4

37. “You are a man of God whose mind is full of wisdom and a heart of love. Thank you, Pastor!” — Unknown Author

38. “We are thankful for the sermon you give us every Sunday. May God bless you always.” — Unknown Author

39. “How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him who brings good news, who publishes peace, who brings good news of happiness, who publishes salvation, who says to Zion, “Your God reigns.” — Isaiah 52:7

40. “I appreciate you, pastor for the encouraging verse you send me every day, May God bless you abundantly.” — Unknown Author

41. “Thank you for the words of encouragement and that inspires me.” — Unknown Author

42. “Do your best to present yourself to God as one approved, a worker who has no need to be ashamed, rightly handling the word of truth.” — 2 Timothy 2:15

43. “Dear man of God, thank you for allowing God to minister through you. You’re always a channel of blessing to us. You are blessed in Jesus’ name.” — Unknown Author

44. “Thank you for the extraordinary work you do of encouraging us and guiding us to the principles of God.” — Unknown Author

45. “I give thanks to my God always for you because of the grace of God that was given you in Christ Jesus.” — 1 Corinthians 1:4

46. “The level of your wisdom and unwavering faith in Christ is what I have always admired. Thanks for all you do in the church and for the church.” — Unknown Author

47. “Thank you for being a difference-maker and life changer in our church and community.” — Unknown Author

48. “One who is taught the word must share all good things with the one who teaches. Do not be deceived: God is not mocked, for whatever one sows, that will he also reap. For the one who sows to his own flesh will from the flesh reap corruption, but the one who sows to the Spirit will from the Spirit reap eternal life. And let us not grow weary of doing good, for in due season we will reap, if we do not give up.” — Galatians 6:6 – 6:9

49. “A pastor is a true example of a man who earnestly seeks to serve the Lord with all of his heart and with a spirit of excellence. Accept my sincere appreciation for your countless hours of labor in love for this ministry and your faithful dedicated service to God.” — Unknown Author

50. “From the bottom of my heart, I wish to thank you for your love and care throughout the years. May God constantly bless you with the strength to do your work.” — Unknown Author

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Summary

Oftentimes we attend church services with heartfelt appreciation and spiritual awakening. Yet, without the pastor, none of it would be possible.

May our collection of pastor appreciation quotes light the pathway to your inner essence. And provide you with the words of thankfulness to present to your pastor.

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