What To Get Your Pastor’s Wife for Christmas

What To Get Your Pastor’s Wife for Christmas December 22, 2011

Don’t know what to get your pastor’s wife for Christmas?  Well, I’m here to help!  At pastor-gifts.com, they’ve got a whole section dedicated to the faithful wife:

When trying to decide what to buy, have you wondered what the top Christmas gift for our first lady is? It depends on pastor’s wife you are buying for because each one has her own unique taste and interests. But you should know that our pastor’s wife is woman just like all women have something in common always have some similar interests as well. For example, almost women are interested in exquisite things.

Choosing something that can enrich pastor’s wife and help her relieve pressure will be thoughtful and wonderful. What’s kinds of life does your pastor’s wife have? She choose to be special wife, but how many have you ever know from her heart, sometimes, they must have a bad feeling of fatigue, helplessness, pressure and sorrow, she also needs help and support.

You know person’s biggest need is that for recognition. Our pastor’s wife needs to receive our recognition and appreciation to support her service and value. Let your personalized and thoughtful pastor’s wife giftshelp you express your gratitude and blessing.

There’s some awesome grammar in those paragraphs.  And, if you like poetry, how about the poem on the plaque above:

When we thank God for our pastor,
we must give Him thanks for two,
for when your husband came to us,
God also send us you.

And we say thanks for all you do
and lift you up in prayer.

Your presence blessed all of us
who know you from day to day
as our pastor’s wife,

You are serving God
in a fine and worthy way.

And if that’s not quite right, how about their top 25 list:

  1. Spa Basket – Bath products (bubbles, bath oils)
  2. Cookbook
  3. Flowers
  4. Engraved Crystal Plaque
  5. Garden Tote & Tools
  6. Books
  7. Music CD
  8. Pillowcase
  9. Throw Pillow
  10. Big Candles (with her favorite scent)
  11. Sentiments Vase
  12. Pets
  13. Plants
  14. Scarf
  15. Personalized Casserole Dish
  16. Jewelry Box
  17. Family Necklace
  18. Ring Holder
  19. Compact Mirrors
  20. Handmade Christmas Desserts
  21. Picnic Backpack
  22. Cashmere Gloves
  23. Oil Lamp
  24. Family Relaxation Wear
  25. A planned evening out or in without children

I can pretty much guarantee you you that, after reading this, I’ll be getting Shelley Pagitt a throw pillow for Christmas this year.

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  • MikeW

    I can’t decide between getting her a pillowcase or a pet.

    • Laura

      You could combine the idea and get her a pillow pet.

  • Ellen

    These folks are leaving money on the table by not have a gift suggestion list for the Pastor’s husband!

  • Lon Marshall

    About 17 years ago I got invited to our denomination’s regional pastor and spouse retreat. I had just moved to Iowa from California. Other states I had lived in used this title, but Iowa referred to it simply as “Preacher’s retreat.” I was not a pastor, but asked to come as a counselor to make myself available. I will never forget one meeting of the pastors (all men, as the women were meeting with the district superintendent’s wife regarding house keeping – seriously). At the end there was a fervent prayer time and the pastor praying said loudly, “And, Lord… bless our parsonage queens.” I wanted to burst out laughing. It was almost uncontrollable. I had a similar urge while reading this.

  • Kimberly Ervin Alexander

    I’ve always wanted a personalized casserole dish. But, then, I have exquisite taste.

  • JillCC

    Hey, I’m interested in exquisite things! Exquisite grammar, for one. Exquisite wit, exquisite ideas… And #25 has potential – a gift certificate for a restaurant with an offer of babysitting would go along way with this pastor’s wife. Otherwise, for me, you would just have to make a few minor tweaks: reinterpret “throw pillow” as “laptop cooling pad,” substitute “sentiments vase” with “single malt whiskey glasses”, and make sure the book is Richard Muller’s The Unaccommodated Calvin so I can stop checking it out of the library. That should do it.

    But if you gave me a plaque with that poem on it, you’d better make sure it’s not breakable. Recognition is wonderful, but there is little that is more uncomfortable or painful than being recognized for the wrong things. It isn’t easy being married to a pastor (regardless of whether spouse and/or pastor are male or female), and there’s a part of me that appreciates the effort, however lame. But one of the reasons it isn’t easy is pretty much exemplified by everything this misguided guide represents.

    In any case, good choice on the throw pillow, Tony. That shouldn’t hurt too much.

  • Brad S

    If I bought my wife a pillowcase she would smother me with it in my sleep.

  • Who ARE these people?
    Aren’t Christians supposed to always give their very best, so as to represent and honor God? Grammar, people!

    Well, at least they have “compact mirror” on the list. A must have for a preacher’s wife. Must always be looking your best.

  • Carla

    Okay, if you’re getting her the throw pillow, I’ll get her the oil lamp. Or a pet.

  • Steve Swope

    Oh, geez, Tony. You’d better be posting this tongue-in-cheek, ’cause it’s way too cheesy. Throw pillows? Sentiments vase? Pets????? Yeesh.

  • What if your pastor is a Lesbian? What do you get her wife?

  • Steve Swope

    And what if your pastor is a married hetero-female? Who remembers the pastor’s husband? This is just so sad, in so many ways.

  • Matt

    Helen Lovejoy would be so proud to receive any of these gifts.