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Be Our Guest
Women's Ministry Event and Retreat Theme
A theme revolving around our hospitality as Christians, using the symbol for hospitality, the pineapple. You can make this have some Bread and Breakfast freshness or Southern Hospitality charm.
Alternative Theme Titles
- Hospitable Hearts
- Warm Welcome
- Hospitable Welcome!
- We Welcome You!
- The Porchlight's On
Theme Verse Suggestions
- "distributing to the necessity of the saints, given to hospitality." Romans 12:13
- Good Old Hospitality
- Devotionals by Julia
- Any. Something warm and inviting.
- Pineapples (real or objects embellished with pineapples)
- Home type objects
- Display of embroidered linens/quilts
- Small Lamps
- 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)
- Coat Rack
For The Tables
- Flowers/Vases (anything to make a welcoming/home atmosphere)
Games and Ice-breakers:
- Icebreakers Index
- No Suggestions
- 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.
- Crafts and Favors
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" and 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.
- See the Skit Index Page
- Gift Basket of Fruit (Include a pineapple!)
- Anything emellished with a pineapple design. Check home decor items.
- Box of Mints
- Dishtowel Set
- Welcome Mat/Rug
- Doorprize page
- No Suggestions
- Appetizers fit for company:)
- Home-style meal such as meatloaf/potatoes.
- Pineapple Dishes such as pineapple chicken, cake, bars, smoothies.
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