Address your letter to the head of the congregation. In most cases this is the pastor or father. Include their full name and the church address.
Include your complete name and correct mailing address.
This is an important piece of data that should never be missed from any letter.
Start of by addressing the church leader with their last name and honorary.
You should immediately state that you want to leave the church. A short reason and the date of departure should also be mentioned.
Reason for leaving
When you state the reason for leaving the church always be formal and cordial. Do not be mean and negative. Your purpose is not to embarrass or hurt the congregation.
It is always nice to mention the positive aspects of your tenure with the congregation. It finishes off your letter in a positive note.
Thank the pastor or father for their time and finish with your complete name plus a signature.