Pastoral Letters of Recommendation & Many More Church Letter Samples
Letters of Recommendation (Samples) from Pastor to church members and Church to Pastor for Wedding License Officiant Letter of Recommendation, Church Announcement Letter, Church Thank You Letters, Bereavement Letter, Letter of Good Standing for Pastor, Proof of Marriage Letter, Clergy Badge Request Letter, Church Birthday Wish Letter, Church Visitor Welcome Letters, Fundraising Letter, Pastor Acceptance Letter, Return Check Letters...
The Proof of Marriage Letter (Sample) is available to download, customize, have Pastor sign, and then print for your members upon request. Click Here to download the Free Proof of Marriage Letter (Sample).
The Clergy Badge Request Letter (Sample) for Pastors or Ministers is also available for free to be able to visit members in the hospital if the need arises.
If you're a Pastor, Teacher, or an Employer you may get asked to write a
letter of recommendation quite often. To simplify this process, you may want
to memorize an easy formula that outlines how to write your letters.
- 1. Determine the Purpose of the Recommendation Letter - Why
are you being asked for this Recommendation Letter? Is it for your church member's acceptance into a
certain school, employment purposes, or to get into specific program?
It is important to understand what the purpose of the letter is so that you can
highlight appropriate characteristics.
- 2. Make a List of Positive Attributes - Write down a quick
list of positive attributes and characteristics of the church member for
whom you are writing the letter. Don't worry about grammar or spelling
just get the list down first.
- 3. Link the Attributes to the Purpose of the Letter
- Now choose which positive attributes match characteristics the
recipient of the letter would like to see highlighted. Is this letter
going to a dean of a college? Highlight academic efforts. To a potential
employer? Highlight examples of responsibility. To a Pastor of a
church? Highlight examples of moral conviction. This should be
accomplished in 1 paragraph of 3 to 4 sentences. If you are not a
skilled writer, consider writing a bullet-point paragraph such as the
following example. I feel Jane is qualified to be a counselor in your summer camp program because she is:Organized
Good with children Creative
- 4. Find One Specific Example that Exemplifies Character -
It's tempting to write lengthy letters of recommendation that ramble on
and on, but it's best to keep the letter short and to the point so it
will read. Write a one-paragraph story about a specific experience with
the person/member in question where she displayed good character. Keep
it short, but specific.I have two different sample Recommendation Letters below from Pastor to school, employers... for church members.
Miscellaneous Church Letters: (Click link to access the letters.)
Click on the link(s) to download the Letters of Recommendation and Pastor Recommendation Sample Letters below:
Letter of Recommendation from Pastor
Letter of Recommendation for Acceptance into School from Pastor
Pastor Job Offer Acceptance Letter (Sample)
Pastoral Recommendation for Acceptance into Bible School
Wedding License Officiant Letter of Recommendation (From Church to Pastor)
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