Examples of church anniversary speeches can easily be found online on websites like Church Pastor Guide, Write Out Loud and Find the Words. Depending on the particular denomination, there may also be church-specific site... More » Education Public Speaking

Occasions for celebrating a church anniversary include the church's 25th, 50th, 75th and 100th anniversaries since the church's founding. Church anniversary celebrations provide an opportunity to gather current and forme... More » Holidays & Celebrations

To write a church anniversary speech, you need to know which anniversary is being celebrated and why to write a speech that includes all of the exciting details that are part of the special occasion. Once you have the de... More » Holidays & Celebrations
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