Pastor Cover Letter Examples: 4 Templates

Are you a student who has finished their bachelor’s or master’s in ministry and received the ordination, and wants to serve? Have you been sending out resumes but have not heard back from the employer? If so, kindly use this job application letter format with your resume.

It contains text boxes in which you can feed your academics, achievements, and factors projecting you as a suitable candidate. It was crafted by our expert HR group after studying a commonly used job application for pastors.

Template: 1

Pastor Cover Letter

[Mention the date]

To,

[Mention the name of the hiring manager]

[Mention the name of the company]

[Mention the appropriate address of the company with all details]

Dear [Mr. /Mrs. /Ms.] [Name of the manager]

In contrast to the notice number [mention the notice ID], released on the [mention the date] by the [mention the name of the company] for the publication of the job vacancy for the post of Pastor. I am really very excited to apply for the position of pastor in a great company like [mention the company’s name].

As mentioned in the job notification released by the [mention the name of the company], you need someone who is fluent in devotional studies and wants to spread the goodness of the religion.

I have experience of over [mention the number of years] in the same field. I have been working with the [mention the church’s name], where I learned new skills and knowledge to support my profession. 

Regarding the education qualification criteria, I would like the authority to know that I have done my schooling from the [mention the name of the institution] and graduated from the [mention the name of the organization or institution] having a major from the [mention the subject].

I had scored [mention the percentage] in my senior years]. With all the criteria mentioned above, I believe that I will be the best fit candidate for the pastor position in your church.

In my past job, I have done my job responsibilities like maintaining bonds between the people, leading the path of spirituality, and presenting the worship services.

I had worked with the team members to deal with the biblical scriptures. Given all the qualifications, including me in your team will benefit the church and humankind. 

Writing this application letter cover letter solely lets you all know a brief about me and my past experiences. I hope I have been able to convey the thoughts I wished to pass to the authority.

I would like to let you all know that I have attached my biodata and the relevant documents and certificates to this letter. Hope that all my educational qualification meets your expectation. Working with such a huge team will be my honor. 

Thanks.

With regards,

[Mention the name of the sender]

[Mention the address of the sender]

[Mention the contact details of the sender].

Template: 2

Pastor Cover Letter

[Mention the date]

To,

[Mention the name of the hiring manager]

[Mention the name of the company]

[Mention the appropriate address of the company with all details]

Dear [Mr. /Mrs. /Ms.] [Name of the manager],

As per the advertisement that was posted on [mention the name of a site] on [mention a date], I [mention the name of the sender] residing in [mention the name of a place] am writing this letter to apply for the pastor job position in your reputed company which was mentioned in the advertisement. 

As it was mentioned in the advertisement that your company requires someone who has experience in the devotional field, I am extremely happy to inform you that I have over [mention a duration] of experience in the devotional field. As per my educational background, I have completed my schooling from [mention the name of a school] and done my graduation from [mention the name of a college]. There is a reason I have devoted myself to God. 

During the time of the pandemic, my mother was hospitalized and the doctor said there is no chance that she will ever come back. There was not a single day when I didn’t come to the church and prayed to God to save my mother, and all of a sudden a miracle happened. My mother finally came out of the coma and touchwood is in good health. Currently, I am working with [mention the name of a company] as a pastor and I also read the Bible with the chorus.

I would like to let you know that I have attached all my important documents and relevant biodata with this letter and I hope you will take some time out of your busy schedule to give it a read. I hope to meet you soon and I will be eagerly waiting for your response. I hope you have a great day. Thank you in advance.

With regards,

[Mention the name of the sender]

[Mention the address of the sender]

[Mention the contact details of the sender]

Template: 3

Pastor Cover Letter

[Mention the date]

To,

[Mention the name of the hiring manager]

[Mention the name of the company]

[Mention the appropriate address of the company with all details]

Dear [Mr. /Mrs. /Ms.] [Name of the manager],

With due respect, I would like to apply for the pastor job position in your company which was recently posted on your website, and want to be a part of your team. I hope you get this letter on time and give it a read. I hope I will be a suitable match for this position in your company.

Regarding my educational background, I have completed my schooling from [mention the name of a school] and I have completed my graduation from [mention the name of a college]. At present, I work with [mention the name of any company except the hiring company] as a pastor and I have worked here for over [mention the duration] I also read the Bible every Sunday morning.

I must say that I am very much devoted to God for many reasons and also I specialize in the devotional field. With all my experience and regardless of my educational background I think I would be a perfect fit for the pastor job in your company. 

At my age I would like to create a very well-defined career and working for God will help me to do so. Regardless of my educational background, you can see that it is a perfect match for this job position and I hope I would be a suitable match for this position in your company. I would be waiting for your response and I am in deep hope to work with your company as a pastor. I hope you will read this letter with the attached resume and reach back to me. Thank you.

With regards,

[Mention the name of the sender]

[Mention the address of the sender]

[Mention the contact details of the sender]

Template: 4

Pastor Cover Letter

[Mention the date]

To,

[Mention the name of the hiring manager]

[Mention the name of the company]

[Mention the appropriate address of the company with all details]

Dear [Mr. /Mrs. /Ms.] [Name of the manager],

I [mention the name of the sender] a resident of [mention the name of a place] am writing this letter to apply for the job position of a pastor in your reputed company. As per the job vacancy requirement published on your website, I strongly believe that my educational background and my work experience will do justice to the post and I am confident that my resume will prove that right.

I have worked with [mention the name of a church] since I was only [mention an age for example 18 or 19] in the chorus and from then only I had a different kind of feeling towards devotional activities. Currently, I work with [mention the name of a company] as a pastor and I also do the baptism.

Working here has helped me learn a lot, it has helped me learn new skills and also helped me gain more knowledge in this field.  Regardless of my educational background, I have completed my schooling from [mention the name of a school] and also I have done my graduation from [mention the name of a college] with my major subject as English. I have attached my certificates from both the churches with this letter hoping that you will give it a read.

I hope you will give me a chance to prove myself worthy of this position and help me improve my devotion and gather more work experience. Thank you for taking some time out of your busy schedule and giving a read to this letter. I hope you will consider me worthy of this job position I will be eagerly waiting for your response and I hope to meet you soon. I hope you will have a great day. Thank you in advance.

With regards,

[Mention the name of the sender]

[Mention the address of the sender]

[Mention the contact details of the sender]

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