Do Good! October 2020 Pastor Appreciation Calendar


Although Pastor Appreciation Day is historically celebrated on the second Sunday in October, why not celebrate your pastor all month long? Please see the list of 31 ideas below or download the calendar now

  1. Pray daily for your pastor and his/her family.
  2. Establish a pastoral care team.
  3. Send a thank you note to your pastor.
  4. Organize a drive-by appreciation parade for your pastor.
  5. Honor your pastor with a special love offering.
  6. Create a scrapbook that captures important memories for your pastor.
  7. Create a pastor appreciation video.
  8. Establish an endowment in honor of your pastor.
  9. Take your pastor a meal or set up a Meal Train.
  10. Always express appreciation for your pastor’s family.
  11. Ask someone else to preach so your pastor can have the day off.
  12. Fill a gift basket with your pastor’s favorite coffee or tea.
  13. Give a gift card to your pastor’s favorite restaurant.
  14. Organize a group gift for your pastor.
  15. Offer your pastor a getaway at your vacation home.
  16. Dedicate a room at your church in honor of your pastor.
  17. Buy a housecleaning gift certificate for your pastor.
  18. Decorate your pastor’s office with thank you banners and posters.
  19. Always speak highly of your pastor.
  20. Give a cash gift to your pastor.
  21. Extend God’s love and grace to your pastor.
  22. Frequently thank your pastor for his/her leadership.
  23. Buy a landscaping gift certificate for your pastor.
  24. Offer kind and encouraging words to your pastor.
  25. Surprise your pastor with candy, flowers or balloons.
  26. Support a ministry your pastor is passionate about.
  27. If your church has a need, be the first to volunteer.
  28. Establish a fund to support your pastor’s professional development.
  29. Make a prayer blanket for your pastor.
  30. Plant a tree or garden in honor of your pastor.
  31. Express appreciation for your pastor year-round.