Sample Welcome Letter to New Movers
(Please adapt the message for your parish.)
(Your Parish Letterhead)
City, State, Zip Code
The members of (name of your parish) welcome you to the area. We hope that
you will enjoy living here as much as we do.
If you are looking for a Catholic parish, we invite you to visit (name of parish)
this weekend and introduce yourself to me or to one of our parish staff members.
The enclosed brochure (or parish bulletin or other information) provides some
information about our parish community and the opportunities we offer to grow in the
Catholic faith. Our website, , will help you learn more about us.
We would be very happy to talk with you personally. If you are unable to
introduce yourself on the weekend, we invite you to contact us by calling the parish
secretary at (your phone number) or by sending an e-mail to (your parish e-mail address).
Please mention that you are responding to this letter, and the parish secretary will ensure
that either I or one of the parish ministers will speak with you.
If you are a member of a different faith tradition, we encourage you to check the
yellow pages to find other places of worship that are available in our area.
In whatever choice you make about connecting with a faith community, we pray
that God will bless you abundantly.
Sincerely in Christ,
(Name of pastor)