Pastor Appointment Letter: 4 Templates (Free)

Writing an appointment for the role of pastor, you must remember that this letter is the first piece of document handed to the candidate who has gone through the interview and has been selected for the role of pastor.

This letter is the confirmation that the recipient has been appointed for the role of a pastor in your company. Here we have examples and templates which will help you to get ideas about how to write for this particular topic.

Template: 1

Pastor Appointment Letter

[Your Name]

[Your Company]

[Your Address]

Sub: Appointment Letter for The Role of Pastor

Dear [ Name of Applicant],

It gives us immense pleasure and happiness to welcome you to the role of [Name of position] with us at [congregation name]. Thank you for choosing to support the ministry of [Name of Church] by volunteering your skills and time. We look forward to you joining us from the effective Date [Date].

Our ministry is known for its positive and peaceful environment and strives to be fun, innovative, creative, and safe. It is solely dependent upon the volunteers and leaders in each congregation to continue to provide all these.

You have been appointed to volunteer in the following activities/programs [names of programs/activities].

Upon your joining the church, your first month will be a settling-in period, and after this, a church council delegate will keep a check on you.

This allows you to reflect on the role and its suitability for you and the congregation. For more details of your responsibilities, you can contact your supervisor.

Uniting with the love of Christ, we will learn to form a relationship that will enable us to be open to where God wants to lead us. Thank you again for volunteering for this noble work and agreeing to take this great opportunity.

Congratulations and welcome for being a part of our extended family of [Name of church].

Yours faithfully

(Name of the sender)

Thank you. 

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Template: 2

Pastor Appointment Letter

From,

[Mention the name of the person who is sending this letter], 

[Mention the address], 

[Mention the contact information], 

[Mention the Date].

To,

[Mention the name of the Recipient], 

[Mention the address of the Recipient], 

[Mention the contact information of the Recipient], 

Sub: Letter of Appointment for The Role of Pastor.

Dear [Mention the name of the Recipient],

IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER, THE SON, AND OF THE HOLY SPIRIT, AMEN.

I write this letter informing you of your appointment as the Pastor of our [mention the parish’s name] at [mention the address]. 

The [mention the name of the church order] in [comment the origin of the hierarchy] recognizes the pastor’s office for its parishes. Likewise, [Mention the name of the Bishop along with his/her designation and church] appoints you as the pastor for [mention the name of the parish].

Your congregation is the [Mention the name of the congregation] of the [city / town / village /community] of [mention the city / town / village /community name].

Your appointment is effective from [mention the date of starting].

Your duties will include 

• Preach and teach the word of God among your parish folk and beyond

• Preside at worships according to the [mention the name of the church order].

• Administer sacraments by the practices of [mention the name of the church order]

• Provide pastoral care to every soul in your parish according to their needs.

• Visit your parish folks as needed.

• Uphold the congregation in prayer.

• Give Pastoral leadership by example.

Our ministries come from the words Christ through the Church. It belongs to all the people of God. The gospel urges all Good Christians to be the ministers of His divine words. It is the sacred privilege of every Christian to be a steward of the gospels and of God’s reconciling love.

With these words in my heart, I expect that you will uphold and spread the words of Christ to every corner of your parish.

May the fragrances of God’s blessings be always showered on you.

Yours Sincerely,

[Mention the name of the person who is sending this letter], 

[Mention the address], 

[Mention the contact information]

[Mention the Date].

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Template: 3

Pastor Appointment Letter

From,

[Mention the name of the person who is sending this letter], 

[Mention the address], 

[Mention the contact information], 

[Mention the Date].

To,

[Mention the name of the Recipient], 

[Mention the address of the Recipient], 

[Mention the contact information of the Recipient], 

Sub: Letter of Appointment for The Role of Pastor.

Dear [Mention the name of the Recipient],

With great delight and expectations, I write this letter to you to inform you that you are being appointed for the post of Pastor at [mention the name of the parish] at [mention the address]. 

The congregation of [Mention the name of the congregation] of the [city / town / village /community] of [mention the city / town / village /community name] is placed under your spiritual guidance. You are requested to take over and guide your congregation from  [mention the starting date]. 

Your appointment has been approved and blessed by [Mention the name of the Bishop along with his/ her designation and church] of the [mention the name of the church order] in [mention the origin of the order].

The [mention the name of the church order] expects you to 

• Uphold the congregation in prayer.

• Give Pastoral leadership by example.

• Preside at worships according to the [mention the name of the church order].

• Provide pastoral care to every soul in your parish according to their needs.

• Administer sacraments in accordance with the practices of [mention the name of the church order]

• Visit your parish folks as needed.

• And lastly but not least; preach and teach the word of God among your parish folk and beyond

With the words of Christ in your heart, I expect that you will uphold and spread the words of Christ to every corner of your parish.

May God’s blessings always shower on you.

Yours Sincerely,

[Mention the name of the person who is sending this letter], 

[Mention the address], 

[Mention the contact information]

[Mention the date].

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