Gift of Christmas Theme Ideas

Under the Gift Wrap
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted October 26, 2010

Spiritual Application

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

Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

Under The Gift Wrap by Julia

More Devotionals 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

Large Bows

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

Christmas Games Icebreakers

Download in a PDF File

Various Pass the Gift Games

Pass the Gift Games Icebreaker

Download in PDF File

Icebreaker Index


Christmas carols


Homemade gift tags

Small Christmas gift bags (Fill with a small gift)

Christmas decorations

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.

Door Prizes

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

Christmas decoration 

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips

Just for Fun

Have a session on fun and inexpensive wrapping ideas.

Group Craft Project

Make homemade wrapping paper together.

Outreach Project

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

Hospitality in Women's Ministry

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Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.

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Tip: Look around at Christmas store displays for gift wrapping ideas.

See my related Pinterest boards for more ideas!

Christmas Ideas Pinterest Board

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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