To New Religious Leader of Organization/Church

Write this type of letter to welcome a new leader at a religious organization, such as a church. Include any pertinent details in your letter, such as the new leader's name and the date he or she is joining the organization.

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[Recipient's first and last names]
[Company name]
[Street or P.O. box address]
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Dear [recipient's name]:

It gives me great pleasure to announce Peace Community Church's newest associate minister, the Reverend James Adams. James and his family will be moving here from Illinois in June, and James will officially join our staff on July 1st. James has served as a minister in Illinois for 9 years, and we look forward to his valuable contributions on our staff.

James and his wife Mary have been married for 12 years and have three children, Jeff, Joan, and Jake. Please join me in welcoming the entire Adams family to our congregation.



[Sender's first and last names]