Ministry Appreciation Week
Celebrating ministries around Australia!

Since 2015, Ministry Appreciation Week has  been celebrating the wonderful things that God has been doing through Australian ministries, and thanking the hard workers who help make them happen! From clergy families to Christian organisations, Ministry Appreciation Week celebrates communities and ministries.

Celebrate with family, friends or your team wherever you are, in your own way! Share
your celebrations using the hashtag #CelebratingMinistry on social media.

Ministry Appreciation Week
is celebrated in the third week of October.

- 15th - 21st October 2018 -



Some Fun Ways To Celebrate!

* Give a gift, lend a hand or offer to pray for your church leaders and their family during the week.

* Have a celebratory morning tea
after church during Ministry Appreciation Week.

* Send a note of encouragement to the
lecturers and registrars at your theological college.

* Share an evening of prayer and supper with your
ministry community to celebrate and reflect on what God's
been doing over the year.

* Bring your ministry leadership team together for
some laughs and sausages to celebrate a year of ministry together.

* Give a shout out on social media to Christian organisations
who encourage you each week through Facebook, the radio,
magazines, or newsletters.

* Shout your team the next round of coffees!

* Pay for a day's parking for chaplains who care for people in hospitals, prisons, or schools.

* Send a thank you note to Christian aid or missionary organisations who support local and international communities from here in Australia.

* Drop in some chocolates to the church or ministry staff
who keep the books and admin running smoothly!

* Enjoy a game of backyard cricket and drinks with the lay leaders or volunteers who run ministries every week at church.

* Post a thankyou note or gift to your regional leader or denominational office who supported you throughout the year.

* Treat yourself to some time away or a favourite treat during the week.

God is doing amazing things through Australian ministries! We hope you enjoy celebrating this Ministry Appreciation Week.