Buttons and Blessings Theme Ideas

Buttons, Bows, and Blessings
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted August 12, 2008


Spiritual Application

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


Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

Button Devotional Starters

Do a study on Spiritual Gifts.

Devotional Index


Alternative Theme Titles

Button, Button.  Whose Got The Button? 

Button Blessings

In The Button Box

Fastened Together In Christ

Embellishing The Body of Christ

Head To Toes--Buttons and Bows!


Decorating

Color:  any

Buttons, 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.


Icebreakers


Blessing Jar

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:) 


Button Count

Fill a jar with buttons and have everyone guess the number and give the one closest to the correct answer a prize. 


Discussion Starters: 

  • 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.


Favors

Sewing Kits

Needle Threader

Thimble

Fabric measuring tape

Card of Buttons (could put in cellophane bags and tie up)

Spool of Thread (add a small tag with saying)


Door Prizes

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  

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips


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

Button Cookies

Hospitality in Women's Ministry


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Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.
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See my Sewing Event Pinterest Board for ideas!

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Pattern for Living Women's Ministry Theme

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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