Fifty Ways to Say Thank You

  1. _________ and I are excited that as you “honor the Lord from your wealth and from the first of all your produce,” He will take care of you! Through your gifts, He is taking care of us too.
  2. Thanks for your gift last month. It encouraged me.
  3. It’s a privilege to serve the Lord here in ________. Thanks for standing behind us.
  4. I never get tired of thanking you for your support.
  5. When David commissioned Solomon to build the house of the Lord, “the people rejoiced because they had offered so willingly and made their offering to the Lord with a whole heart . . . ” I thank God for your willingness and wholeheartedness in giving.
  6. It’s a joy to serve Him in this ministry with you.
  7. We are grateful for your gifts these past months. They have freed us to focus on training 10 college students to share their faith.
  8. I thought of the story of the widow in Luke 21 today and praised God that you also reach past your surplus to give to the Lord. Thanks for sharing it with me.
  9. We rejoice that you faithfully supported us this past year. That means a lot to us.
  10. Students at _________ are bombarded with pressure and opportunities to have sex without marriage. Your giving helps us reach them with the truth that only Jesus can satisfy our craving for genuine love. We value your partnership.
  11. I am filled with thanks to the Father as you help supply my needs and make this ministry possible.
  12. We praise God that you “do not neglect doing good and sharing.” We appreciate how you share with us your gifts unto Him.
  13. We often remember you in prayer and thank God for your part in our work.
  14. I appreciate your readiness to give. Thanks.
  15. Your giving is a ministry of His grace to us. Blessings to you.
  16. You are a continual source of joy and encouragement to us as you pray and give so faithfully.
  17. We thank God for you and pray that the Lord will “supply and multiply your seed for sowing and increase the harvest of your righteousness.”
  18. At our Bible study last night, __________ asked how he could know Jesus is God. Thanks for helping make it possible to reach businessmen like _____________.
  19. Each time your gift comes, I realize that your prayers back it up. That is such an encouragement!
  20. The Lord overwhelms us with joy through your faithfulness to us.
  21. Military personnel can search for fulfillment in the system, at the bars and in their performance. Thanks for helping me reach officers to show and tell them that Christ wants to be their Commanding Officer and their fulfillment.
  22. It thrills me to receive your gifts these past months. May His grace be yours in abundance.
  23. As Paul said to the Philippians, your gifts are “a fragrant offering, a sacrifice acceptable and pleasing to God.”
  24. Your prayers and gifts often cause me to praise God for His goodness.
  25. Each month you bring a smile to my face as I see your gift. His blessings to you.
  26. We appreciate your trust in God and decision to support us. We couldn’t do it without friends like you.
  27. I just returned from ___________, where I taught about how to help a new believer. Your support helped make this possible. Thanks for investing in raising up laborers for Christ.
  28. You are a vital part of our lives and work.
  29. Each time our monthly statement comes and we see your gift, we stop and thank the Lord for you!
  30. What a pleasure to partner with you as God changes lives here in ________. Your gifts are touching lives, like _________. She is understanding more and more of the Gospel and learning to trust. Thanks for your help!
  31. We appreciate your friendship and partnership. We love you.
  32. Often we are reminded of how precious you are to us. We appreciate you and your generous heart.
  33. We feel such gratitude to the Lord for the way He touches hearts to be a part of this ministry. Thanks for your part!
  34. As I write this, my heart is filled with gratitude for all you mean to me and helping make this ministry possible.
  35. We realize you have choices where to give your money. Thanks for partnering with us in reaching the __________with the Gospel.
  36. Thanks for standing behind me with your financial gifts. I feel honored and humbled.
  37. Your prayers make a difference in our lives and work. And your faithful support is so helpful and encouraging. Hope you know what a joy you are to us.
  38. It encourages me that you keep praying and giving.
  39. We love you and are grateful for your partnership.
  40. I am glad that the Lord brought you into my life and feel grateful for your continued support.
  41. Your support makes it possible to serve the Lord in the task of __________. Thanks!
  42. __________ and I feel humbled and glad that you are part of our support team. Many thanks! 
  43. You are truly partners with us in this work.
  44. You are part of a team that “holds the ropes” for us while we “rappel” into the fatherless neighborhoods of ___________. Your giving is a glorious gift to us!
  45. You are storing up treasure in heaven as you give to the Lord through this ministry to __________ families.
  46. As Hebrews 6:10 says, “God is not so unjust as to overlook your work, and the love which you showed for His sake in serving the saints, as you still do.”
  47. I appreciate your sacrifice to give so generously to this work.
  48. Your gifts cheer our hearts and we praise Him for your partnership.
  49. Thanks for standing behind me and enabling me to rub shoulders with men like ___________________. He is beginning to understand his anger and see the Lord as his help.
  50. I deeply appreciate you and your heart to give.


Some material adapted from Fifty Ways of Expressing Gratitude by Ken Williams, Wycliffe Bible Translators

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