Celebrate Clergy Appreciation Month Throughout the month of October, churches around the world will show their appreciation for clergy and pastoral staff members in a variety of ways. These men and women can be celebrated through personal notes or gifts, by groups like a Sunday school class, or in larger settings with the entire congregation. Here are some ideas: Share a video explaining what you appreciate about your pastor using #lovemynazpastor. Organize a prayer calendar so each pastor is prayed for every day of the month. Create a slideshow presentation of pastors in action during the past year. Set it to music and play it as a pre-service video. Give clergy families a night out to a local restaurant or gift certificate for an overnight get-away. Invite children to create artwork for the pastors. Choose a day and have people text pastors hourly with a heartfelt message explaining how the pastors have positively impacted members.......
Dear NEO Family, The two days we have been anticipating and praying for are now here! Join us this Sunday, 5–7pm and Monday, 9am–3pm. Rise up O Church of God! Organic Outreach for ORDINARY PEOPLE We want to share our faith, but we don’t want it to feel awkward, uncomfortable, or unnatural…. for them or us! Organic Outreach for Ordinary People will help you shape a personal approach to passing on the good news of Jesus in natural ways. This is not a system or a program. Discover ordinary ways to communicate God’s love and the message of salvation – naturally. Sunday, October, 8, 5–7 pm, with Pastor Kevin Harney live at Tulsa Central. The event is free but we will take an offering to help with expenses. All pastors, staff, and board members are asked to join us for this event to equip and inspire us in this priority area of......