Outreach: School Teacher Appreciation


At our church we recognized that there was a group of people who
were making a big impact on our children: the children’s
hard-working school teachers. So we created a day in honor of
school teachers. We had our kids invite their teachers from
private, public, and home school settings to a Sunday service where
we recognized them for their unique roles in our children’s

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We allowed each child to introduce his or her teacher to the
congregation. We publicly expressed our appreciation for their
influence and the love they pour into our children’s lives. Then we
had a time of prayer for them as their students gathered around
them. At the end of the service, we gave each teacher a colorful
flowering plant and a thank you card for helping our children

Next year we may move the celebration to an evening service with
a dessert fellowship. Your church can also lead the way in
recognizing the significant contribution school teachers make to
the lives of children.

Jake Senft
Middletown, Ohio

Children's Ministry Local Training

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