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On what day is National Clergy Appreciation Day celebrated? Second Sunday in October

What is National Clergy Appreciation Day? This day sets aside time to offer appreciation for the spiritual guidance of clergymen throughout different denominations and faiths. In the United States, there are more than 300 recognized religious faiths with 67% of Americans holding some form of religious affiliation.  

Who founded this day? This day was founded by Hallmark Cards in 1992.

What is the hashtag? Use the hashtag #NationalClergyAppreciationDay when sharing on social media.

How to celebrate: Here’s how you can show your appreciation for the clergy in your life:

  • Write a thank you note
  • Gather other congregation members together and purchase a joint gift
  • Host a potluck in honor of them

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