Friday, October 7, 2016

Pastor Appreciation Day ~ Word Art Wednesday #250-251

For my 
Word Art Wednesday
entry this week, I wanted to also meet the monthly
card challenge on Christian Card Makers to
honor my Pastor with a card of appreciation.

Since I recently moved, I currently am visiting a couple
of church seeking God's guidance on where I should
be led to be fed His Word.

My wonderful new neighbors invited me several weeks ago 
to visit with them to their church and since I've returned 
there a couple of times, I decided that the Pastor 
there would be the recipient of my card.
Next problem - I don't really know him, what he likes etc.
So being a note taker during sermons, 
I turned back to the first sermon that I heard him give
remembering that I laughed and loved his presentation
and his message from his heart while sharing 
God's Holy word with us. 

The Sermon title was Singing With Grace and the scripture
reference was Colossians 3:16
Being a crafter who enjoys using the words of hymns in my cards
and also who grew up with the beautiful words of the 'old fashioned' songs, 
this message was a perfect reminder that 
"Make a joyful noise unto the Lord' is not an option! 
Our worship involves singing.  We teach the Bible through singing. The word of God dwells in us richly through songs. 
His challenge ~ 
Sing to the Lord ~ Sing with Grace ~ Sing with our Hearts! 

Definitely a message that I was blessed with and have taken into 
my heart.  My new card is ready for delivery on this Sunday, 
National Pastor / Minister Appreciation Day.  
I hope you will take time to thank your church leader 
this weekend also.

Thank you for stopping by ~ Pam 


  1. Pam...This is a very heart warming message. Your blog's are an inspiration to all who read them. Keep writing what the Lord speaks to you.

  2. A lovely card Pam - and I did love how you arrived at your choice of pastor to receive your card.

  3. The story about your card was heart warming. A lovely card. Colored well and I know it will be a blessing. Love that you use words from songs that inspire you for your cards. Hugs.

  4. What a sweet and heart-felt card! I know the pastor will be blessed by your thoughtfulness! Praying God will guide you to just the right church home...sounds like you listen to Him.Thanks so much for sharing at Word Art Wednesday.
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