Good News Newspaper Theme Ideas

Good News!
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted February 27, 2014



Spiritual Application

Sharing the Good News of God's Word.

I think as a whole we all need to dig deeper into the Word and really take in all that Bible has for us.  This is a good meeting theme to bring up some of those "headlines"of the Bible and go over those a little. 

Get back to basics.  Maybe ingrain those things a little more into our memories so when we do share the Gospel and someone has questions about something else in the Bible, we have a working knowledge of what the Bible contains. 

I know I always could use some more Bible knowledge.  This is also a great meeting theme to encourage witnessing.


Theme Verse Suggestions

...How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the gospel of peace, and bring glad tidings of good things!.  Romans 10:15


As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.  Proverbs 25:25

How beautiful upon the mountains are the feet of him that bringeth good tidings, that publisheth peace; that bringeth good tidings of good, that publisheth salvation; that saith unto Zion, Thy God reigneth!  Isaiah 52:7

And the angel said unto them, Fear not: for, behold, I bring you good tidings of great joy, which shall be to all people.  Luke 2:10 


Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

Good Good News! by Julia.

Dead Man Walking! by Julia

More Devotionals by Julia


Bible Related Resources

Personal Bible Study Form

Personal Bible Study Form

Download in a PDF File


S.O.A.P. Bible Study

SOAP Bible Study Form

Download in a PDF File


Bible Study Assessment in the CLM Resource Shop.

Bible Study Assessment Info

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Alternative Theme Titles

Good News!

Good Tidings!

Extra! Extra!

Read All About It!

Hot off the Presses!

Special Edition

Newsworthy Headlines & Deadlines


Decorating

Color:  any

Open Bibles Scriptures in Frames

Newspapers

Newspaper Bunting (cut triangles from newspaper and put on string)

Newsprint cut into circles under flower arrangements

Newspaper Wreath

Have paper punches?  Add newspaper punched shapes into your floral arrangements on wire or use for confetti on your tables.

Wrap tin cans with newspaper to hold floral arrangements.

Newspaper Flowers (There are lots of directions online.)


Icebreakers

Make up a cross-word puzzle.


Newspaper Word Challenge:


Give each person a section of a newspaper along with a highlighter. 

Have a list of words ready for everyone to search for in their paper. 

You can say them aloud or have written them on a chalkboard. 

See who can highlight the most words first.


Write a Biblical News Article:


Have titles of Bible stories or events written on index cards. 

Each team is responsible for writing a newspaper title and article on that Bible story or event. 

If they aren’t familiar with the story or cant remember it totally, they will need to make something up. 

Encourage them to use lots of adjectives in their story.  Give a time limit for the teams to be finished.

Have someone from each team read the stories aloud to your group and then have a discussion after each story on the facts associated with it. 

Make sure if there is anything inaccurate in the story that was read that it is corrected before you move on. 


Icebreaker Index


Music

We've a Story to Tell to the Nations

I Love to Tell the Story

Tell me the Story of Jesus

We Have Heard the Joyful Sound


Favors

Ink Pen.  Put with a cross word puzzle.

"Extra" Gum

Wrap favors in newspaper.

See my blog for creative favor ideas.


Door Prizes

Subscription to a newspaper

Devotional Book

Top door prize packages with Newspaper Flowers. 

Wrap door prizes in newspaper.

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips


Just for Fun

Group Craft Idea – Make a Recycled Newspaper Craft.

Have a Newspaper Recycling Drive.

Make up a Special Edition Ladies Newsletter to handout at your meeting. 

Have tracts or church brochures on hand to give out at your meeting to encourage spreading the "Good News".

Have a testimony time for your ladies to share about their experiences in witnessing (sharing the Good News!).


TIP:  If you play games or do crafts with newspapers, have a box a hand wipes on each table so the ladies can wipe the newsprint off of their hands.

Copyright ©2014 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.
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Credit:  Artwork for some printables by Trina Clark.  DigiScrpKits.

See my Book and Newspaper Pinterest Board for more ideas!


Newspaper diy 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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