A great guide for persons asked to deliver welcome speeches or to respond to those speeches. Sample speeches and responses are provided for a variety of occasions, with appropriate Scripture verses. Another section gives poetry, prayers, and recitations. For general use, this resource is especially helpful in African-American churches. Contents: Intro; Some General Words of Welcome; A General Response; Welcome Speeches and Responses for Specific Days and Occasions; Pastor Anniversary/Appreciation; Choir Anniversary/Appreciation; Homecoming/Church Anniversary; Homecoming/Memorial Service; Children's Day; Family Day; Mother's Day Tribute to Motherhood; Father's Day; Men's Day; Women's Day; Missions; Usher Board Anniversary Appreciation Day; Graduate Recognition Day; Memorial Day; Martin Luther King Jr. Day; Poetry Prayers and Scripture.
This book has been prepared as an aid to those who are asked to make welcome speeches or to respond to these speeches. Sample speeches and responses are provided for a variety of special occasions.