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Under the Gift Wrap
Women's Ministry Theme

This is a Christmas theme concentrating on "unwrapping" the Christ of Christmas and all the things that the Lord blesses us with.

Gift of Christmas Theme Ideas

    Alternative Theme Titles
  • 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

    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 Suggestions
  • Under The Gift Wrap by Julia
  • Find more Christmas devotionals on the Christmas Helps Page.
  • See more Devotionals by Julia

    Color Scheme
  • Christmas Colors

    General Decorations
  • Christmas decorations
  • 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
  • Large Bows
  • 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 (large tags with some of the things we "unwrap" on them)
  • Julia's Christmas Ideas Pinterest Board
  • Tip: Look around at Christmas store displays for gift wrapping ideas.

    For The Tables
  • Gift bags. 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

    Julia's Christmas Pinterest Board

    Christmas Ideas Pinterest Board

    Games and Ice-breakers
  • Have a timed gift wrapping contest (give them something to wrap such as a small box)
  • Christmas Games
  • Icebreakers Page

  • Christmas carols

  • Homemade Gift Tags
  • Small Christmas gift bags (Fill with a small gift)
  • See the Christmas Wrapping Ideas Page for small bag and tag projects.
  • Package of store-bought gift tags
  • Holiday gift stickers
  • Bows
  • Flat pack of Christmas wrapping paper
  • Roll of tape
  • Wrapping paper cutter (the kind you move along the paper to slice)
  • Craft and Favor Ideas.

    Just For Fun
  • Have a session on fun and inexpensive wrapping ideas.
  • See Julia's Gift Wrap and Packaging Pinterest Board.
  • 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.

    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
  • See the Door Prize Ideas

  • Skits Resource Page.

    Food Suggestions
  • Christmas Little Debbies ("Unwrap A Smile!")
  • Christmas Treats
  • Food Resource Page
  • Entertaining Page.

    Other Ideas
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