Under the Gift Wrap
Women's Ministry Theme
Posted October 26, 2010
This is a Christmas theme concentrating on "unwrapping" the Christ of Christmas and all the things that the Lord blesses us with.
Theme Verse Suggestions
For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16
And they came with haste, and found Mary, and Joseph, and the babe lying in a manger. Luke 2:16
For the wages of sin is death; but the gift of God is eternal life through Jesus Christ our Lord. Romans 6:23
Under The Gift Wrap by Julia
Alternative Theme Titles
Under the Gift Wrap
Unwrapping the Gift of Christ
The Ultimate Gift
The Ultimate Present
The Gift of Christ
Love Came Down
Wrapped in Love
Baby Jesus: The Greatest of Gifts
Our Gift: Lying in a Manger
Color: red and green if you want to go with traditional
Wrapping paper rolls in tall baskets
Large gifts on walls.
Use boxes (such as shirt boxes), wrapped and placed on walls or wrapping paper squares with bows to look like gifts
Ribbons and streamers
Large gift tags
You could write out some of the things we "unwrap" on them. such as love, grace, resurrection, inheritance, peace, joy, love, strength, eternal life, etc.
Tree with presents wrapped
Make large tags with some of the things we "unwrap" on them.
Gift bags for the tables. Fill with doorprizes so they'll serve double-duty.
Gift bags with Christmas flowers/greenery flowing out
Christmas floral arrangements (you could add in gift hang tags on flower pics)
Small squares of wrapping paper to use to sit candles or flower arrangements on
Have a timed gift wrapping contest (give them something to wrap such as a small box)
Various Christmas Icebreakers
Various Pass the Gift Games
Homemade gift tags
Small Christmas gift bags (Fill with a small gift)
Package of store-bought gift tags
Holiday gift stickers
Flat pack of Christmas wrapping paper
Roll of tape
Wrapping paper cutter (the kind you move along the paper to slice)
See my blog for creative favor ideas.
Wrapping paper set
Wrapping set of gift tags/bows/tape/scissors or wrapping paper cutter
Wrapping set of various ribbons and bows
Set of Christmas gift boxes
Wrapping paper storage container
Christmas ornament set
Just for Fun
Have a session on fun and inexpensive wrapping ideas.
Group Craft Project
Make homemade wrapping paper together.
Offer a gift-wrapping time to those in your church who need help with it such as the elderly.
Food and Serving
Christmas Little Debbies ("Unwrap A Smile!")
Christmas snacks and treats
Copyright ©2010 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.
Tip: Look around at Christmas store displays for gift wrapping ideas.
See my related Pinterest boards for more ideas!