Be Our Guest
Women's Ministry Theme
Posted June 22, 2009
A theme revolving around our hospitality as Christians, using the symbol for hospitality, the pineapple.
Theme Verse Suggestions
...distributing to the necessity of the saints, given to hospitality. Romans 12:13
Good Old Hospitality by Julia
Fresh Towels by Julia
Alternative Theme Titles
Be Our Guest
We Welcome You!
The Porchlight's On
Color: red with black accents or pink and black
Make things have a warm and inviting feel.
You can make this have some Bread and Breakfast freshness or Southern Hospitality charm.
Pineapples (real or objects embellished with pineapples)
Home type objects
Display of embroidered linens/quilts
Pictures in Frames
Vases of Flowers
Welcome Signs (Check with those ladies in your group that enjoy country decorating--They may have some "welcome" items)
Hand Fans (if you are playing off of "Southern Hospitality")
Any small item with "welcome" on it.
Chocolate mints as you would find on your pillow in a hotel.
See my blog for creative favor ideas.
Gift Basket of Fruit (Include a pineapple!)
Single Pineapple (Tie on a big ribbon)
Anything emellished with a pineapple design.
Check home decor items.
Box of Mints
Just for Fun
Set up your area as a B&B or hotel.
Have a sign in desk, activity sign-ups (for whatever is on your agenda for the meeting/event), a concierge, hotel "workers", etc.
Be sure to give them name badges and responsibilities for the event.
Make everyone feel like "guests".
Play off of "Southern Hospitality"
Have the ladies in your group dress for the occasion with gloves, hat, etc. as Southern Belles.
Serve tea or lemonade.
Share tips for preparing your home for guests.
If it's winter, be sure to have a coat check.
Share some information and facts on pineapples.
Food and Serving
Appetizers fit for company--- Home-style meal such as meatloaf/potatoes.
Pineapple Dishes such as pineapple chicken, cake, bars, smoothies.
Copyright ©2009 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.