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60 Great Ways to Say Thank You

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Do you ever run out of creative ways to say "Thank You?"? Here are some great ideas to get those creative juices flowing again.

From an excellent article in the November / December 2004 Women of the Harvest magazine, (www.thriveministry.org), here are some creative ways to say "Thank You" to our ministry partners.  

You can download this as a pdf here.

  • God has used you greatly to encourage us
  • God has used your gift greatly to help us keep going here in __
  • It is comforting to us that God uses His people (you!) to minister to us through your gifts
  • Thanks for being part of our ministry team
  • Thanks for being an important part of our support team
  • Thanks for being a part of our team
  • We pray that God will provide for you for being so good to us
  • Thanks for giving to the Lord and designating it in our direction
  • You came to our rescue by helping us meet our needs / some recent needs
  • Your financial gift helped us through a difficult time
  • We had the biggest smile on our faces when we received your donation
  • You sent us just the right amount at just the right time
  • We are thankful to God and to you for the financial help you have been to us
  • We are thanking God first for your gifts to us, and now we want to thank you, too
  • Thank you for impacting our lives and ministry with your gifts
  • We believe that there will be people we are reaching here that will be standing before the throne someday because of your giving
  • God has used your gifts to increase our faith
  • God has used your gifts to help our ministries
  • God has used your gift to show His love and care for us
  • You have added so much to our lives
  • You have really impacted our lives and ministries with your giving
  • Thanks for your donations which help us impact the people we came to reach
  • What would we do without your faithful gifts
  • Thank you for entrusting us with your gifts
  • You will always be special to us because of the way that God has used your giving in our lives and ministry
  • Thank you for your thoughtful ways
  • Thank you for brightening our day with your giving
  • Thank you for the friendship (love) expressed in your donations to us
  • So wonderful to receive word of your gracious / generous / timely gift(s)
  • Your gift arrived at such a great time
  • Your gift met a great need we had
  • Your gift helped meet a (great / big / unexpected) need we had
  • Thanks for your readiness to share with us in our time of need
  • Thanks for your readiness to share with us in our work for the Lord
  • Thanks for sharing with our family
  • Thanks for working so hard that you can give to the Lord?s work
  • Thanks for adding to our lives / ministries with your gifts
  • Thanks for making such a difference in our lives
  • Thanks for being so thoughtful of us and our needs
  • Thanks for being your generous self
  • Thanks for thinking of us with your giving
  • Thanks for remembering us here in far off _____ with your giving
  • Thanks for being there for us month by month with your faithful giving to our ministry
  • Thank you ? one of our most treasured friends
  • Warmest thanks to a real jewel
  • Thanks to a jewel of a friend
  • The donations means so much coming from you
  • We especially appreciate your gifts because we value you (or value your friendship) so much
  • We were delighted with your latest gift
  • We feel honored that you would support our ministry
  • We are so appreciative / grateful / touched / moved by your gifts to our family
  • Your large donation left us speechless
  • Thank you for your gracious / amazing / thoughtful / remarkable / special / outstanding gift / donation
  • You have outdone yourself with all of your giving to us
  • You have been more generous / kind / thoughtful than we deserve
  • Thanks for making our day / month with your giving to our family
  • Thank you for letting God use you in a powerful way in our lives
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John Muehleisen

John Muehleisen is the regional strategist for World Gospel Mission in Africa.

He loves to help ministry teams clarify their "wildly important goals" and then connect those teams to the training, networks, people, and resources they need to execute their strategy.

In addition, he is the Transformational Training Coordinator for WGM in Africa.

He and his wife Beth currently live in Kampala, Uganda.  They have two adult daughters who were raised in Nairobi where they lived for almost 20 years prior to moving to Uganda in 2007.