October is Clergy Appreciation Month; it is also perfect time to show our appreciation and recognition to Sunday School Teachers.
Sunday School teacher is always play vital role in child’s spiritual growth. Sunday School teacher help persons of all ages learn God’s Word and how to apply it to their lives. Sunday school teacher help people learn what the Bible says.
Our sincere gratitude and recognition is important for every Sunday School teacher while a teacher faces unrealistic expectations or verbal discouragement from the very people he is serving.
Thessalonians 5:12- 13 says:” And now, friends, we ask you to honor those leaders who work so hard for you, who have been given the responsibility of urging and guiding you along in your obedience. Overwhelm them with appreciation and love”
Appreciation gifts are appropriate way to express our respect and care to Sunday school teachers. There are many different thank you gifts available this season, the most popular gifts being engraved personalized items, including engraved jewelry, plaque, artwork etc.
- Your teacher may well be overwhelmed by the stunning beauty of the crystal as well as moved by the sincere appreciation wording on the plaque. A crystal plaque is a perfect way to acknowledge their loyalty and contribution to church and God. After the retiree receives the plaque, he may well put it on his desk or grace the wall at home or in his/her office.
- A special Sunday school teacher appreciation love offering can also be part of your Teacher Appreciation Week. Following your teacher appreciation event during Clergy Appreciation Month, you may wish to have a fellowship dinner of thanks for your pastoral family or if not held on Sabbath.
- It would be a great encouragement for teachers in your conference if you sent appreciation letter. A teacher appreciation message can be given by selected people paying tribute to your teacher and teacher’s family.
- Pray for teachers is also thoughtful thank you idea, in Sunday School ministry, no real results are made apart from prayer. Pray for wisdom and direction for your educational programs in general. Customize a Sunday School teacher prayer plaque according to the specific requests from your teacher is wonderful.
- A Framed picture of Christ or a set of Scriptures can be a great gift to give a Sunday school teacher, other teachers may appreciate many devotional books. Actually, anything is ok if they are from your heart, your personalized Sunday school teacher appreciation love offering can also be part of your teacher appreciation festivities.