Beach Theme

Let the SONshine In!
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted June 29, 2005

Spiritual Application

This is a seasonal beach theme dealing with Christ being our "SON"shine.

Theme Verse Suggestions

Thou hast set all the borders of the earth: thou hast made summer and winter.  Psalm 74:17

Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

Let's Go To The Beach by Julia

Beat the Heat! by Julia

Going on a Stay-cation by Julia

Summer Kind of Wonderful by Julia

More Devotionals by Julia

Alternative Theme Titles

Let the SONshine in!

A Taste of Summer (Serve Summer foods--fruit, etc.)

Beat the Heat!

Chillin' and Grillin'

Dive into Summer

Fun In The Sun

Let's Go To The Beach!

Jump Into Summer!

Make a Splash!

Making Waves (Not standing still for Christ)

Sand castles In The Sun

Sink or Swim (Concentrate on getting your head above water - encouragement)

Slice of Summer (Fruit Fellowship)

Sizzlin' Summer

Soak In The Son!

Summer Celebration

Summer Breezes

Walking in SONlight


Color:  bright summer colors - yellows, oranges, lime greens.

Use summer items to make a fun atmosphere.

Swimming tubes/rings

Beach balls

Sand buckets filled with flowers

Surf boards

Baseball bats and balls

Beach towels

Clear glass containers filled with sand and sea shells. Place votive candles in middle.

Vases of daisies or any type of summer flowers.

Displays of fresh fruit

Seashells in clear dishes 

Make a large (wall size) paper sun with large rays.

Wading Pool Focal Point 

Fill a kid's size wading pool with sand buckets, sand shovels, beach ball, sea shells, etc. or fill with a little water and place in fake lily pads, frogs, etc.

Summer Mural

Make a large mural with a beach and sunset scene.


Summer Word Search

Summer Word Search Printable

Download in a PDF File

Buried Treasure:

Fill a small kid's size swimming pool (or small plastic tub) with sand. Bury wrapped treasures for doorprizes or burry the doorprize tickets for everyone to dig up when they arrive.

Icebreaker Index


Sunshine in the Soul  (hymn)

Heavenly Sunlight  (hymn)

This Little Light of Mine  (chorus)


Bottle of sunscreen

Sun visor

Small Sand Shovels filled with candy and tied up with cellophane and ribbons.

Bottle of Bubbles 

Add saying such as "Bubble Into Summer" Jump Rope - with saying such as "Jump Into Summer" or "Jump Into Fun At Our Ladies Group"

Ice-cream cones filled with candies and wrapped up with cellophane and ribbons.

Sundae dishes (you can find the plastic ones fairly cheap) filled with candies and tied up with cellophane and ribbons.

Novelty Sunglasses

See my blog for creative favor ideas.

Door Prizes

Ice-cream/Sundae Dishes Set

Beach Towel

Summer Tote Bag

Hand Held Fan (Such as the battery operated kind)

Popsicle Molds

Ice-cream Maker

Bottle of Sunscreen Lotion

Beach Ball

Lawn Chair

Pair of Flip Flops

Pair of Sunglasses

Large container of Lemonade

Sand Bucket filled with goodies 

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips

Just for Fun

Have someone give a demo for a summer craft.

Have someone give an informative talk on summer safety.

Have someone give a demo/recipe for a summer food such as a summer dessert 

Food and Serving

Serve barbecue food.

Serve "Trail" Mix.

Summer Salads

Summer Desserts

Barbecue Foods


Watermelon or any summer fruit

Hospitality in Women's Ministry

Copyright ©2005 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.

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See my Summer Pinterest Board for more ideas!

Beach Summer Pinterest Board

Credit:  Artwork for words search printable by Trina Clark.  DigiScrpKits.

This theme is geared for you to take a few ideas for a small meeting or take several for a larger event. These are suggestions for you to build upon.  Be creative...Julia

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