Bible verses to say thank you to volunteers include Ruth 2:12, Acts 20:35, Colossians 3:23-24, 2 Samuel 2:6, 2 Corinthians 9:7-9 and Ruth 1:8. These verses not only thank volunteers but also remind them of how God blesses those who give willingly.
In Ruth 2:12, Boaz thanks Ruth for her work in the fields and prays that she receives a full reward from God. In 2 Samuel 2:6, the people of Jabesh Gilead voluntarily buried Saul. For this, David prays that God shows them kindness, and promises to repay them for what they have done. Both of these verses can be recited to appreciate volunteers and pray that they receive their reward.
Organizers can use Acts 20:35 to appreciate volunteers and encourage them to give by acknowledging that they shall receive blessings. 2 Corinthians 9:7-9 reminds volunteers that God loves a cheerful giver. This verse appreciates the volunteer by praying that God blesses him abundantly so that he has everything that he needs at all times.
Colossians 3:23-24 not only reminds volunteers who they are serving, but also appreciates them and tells them to expect an inheritance from God as their reward. According to this verse, volunteers are serving Christ by helping those in need.
Other verses that show general thanks include 2 Timothy 1:3, Romans 1:8, 1 Corinthians 1:4 and Philippians 1:3. These verses tell volunteers that the community thanks God for them and constantly remembers them in prayers.