Skip to Content

Clergy Appreciation Month

  • Approximately 65% of Americans identify as Christian, according to a Pew Research study conducted in 2018 and 2019.
  • Nearly 9,000 people serve as religious workers in the United States (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics, May 2020).
  • Hallmark first offered Clergy Appreciation cards in 2002.

Holiday History

October is National Clergy Appreciation Month

Clergy Appreciation Day is always the second Sunday in October, and all of October is celebrated as Clergy Appreciation Month. The celebration was established in 1992 with a mission of uplifting and encouraging pastors, missionaries and religious workers.

In Stores & Online

Available at Hallmark Gold Crown® stores nationwide, online at and and wherever Hallmark and DaySpring products are sold. Use the store locator on to find the nearest retailer.