Buttons, Bows, and Blessings
Women's Ministry Theme
Posted August 12, 2008
This theme uses buttons and bows as inspiration focusing on how we each embellish and are a blessing to the body of Christ by our unique qualities.
Theme Verse Suggestions
But unto every one of us is given grace according to the measure of the gift of Christ. Ephesians 4:7
Do a study on Spiritual Gifts.
Alternative Theme Titles
Button, Button. Whose Got The Button?
In The Button Box
Fastened Together In Christ
Embellishing The Body of Christ
Head To Toes--Buttons and Bows!
Make large buttons out of colored poster board. Crisscross yarn in the middles.
Ribbon garlands and banners.
Sprinkle buttons like confetti on tables.
Have jars filled with buttons for centerpieces.
Tie ribbon around centerpieces.
See more related ideas on the Pattern for Living (Sewing) Theme Page.
Have slips of paper and a jar for your ladies to write blessings on and place in jar. Read them periodically throughout your event.
Sew on the Button
Who can sew on so many buttons (perhaps 5) the fastest.
You Will Need: fabric pieces, buttons, needles, and thread--maybe needle threaders:)
Fill a jar with buttons and have everyone guess the number and give the one closest to the correct answer a prize.
- Give everyone a different type of button. Let each describe something different about their button (or something similar)
Relate it to how everyone is different (and some the same in areas) in the body of Christ but works together.
- Discussion Starter Question: (blessings)
What Does the word "blessing" mean to you?
- Discussion Starter Question: (bows)
What is the best gift you ever received from someone?
Relate it to God's Greatest Gift to us and our blessings.
Fabric measuring tape
Card of Buttons (could put in cellophane bags and tie up)
Spool of Thread (add a small tag with saying)
Anything embellished with buttons.
Gift Certificate to a fabric store such as Jo Ann's.
Button Box or Jar of Buttons
Bow Maker (look in craft stores)
Large Hair Bow
Gift Tag and Bow Set
Just for Fun
Have someone teach various bow making techniques.
Make a button craft together, such as scrapbooking cards embellished with buttons.
Do a Spiritual Gifts Survey.(In reference to theme verse--Ephesians 4:7)
Give a small doorprize for the person wearing the most buttons.
If you are concentrating on "blessings" have a praise time to share blessings.
Food and Serving
Copyright ©2008 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.
See my Sewing Event Pinterest Board for ideas!