Joy Women's Ministry Theme Ideas

Joybells Ringing in my Heart
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted January 10, 2003

Spiritual Application

This is a theme concentrating on the joy that Christ gives.

Theme Verse Suggestions

... I withheld not my heart from any joy....  Ecclesiastes 2:10

Making melody in your heart to the Lord.  Ephesians 5:19

Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

Right now I don't have a specific devotional on joy.

More Devotionals by Julia

Alternative Theme Titles

Joybells Ringing in my Heart

Joy in My Heart

Finding True Joy

Count It All Joy!

Going In The Joy of the Lord

Joyfully His

Joyous Journey

Joy Bells!

With A Heart of Joy

Bearing Joy Fruit (Concentrating on Joy as one of the Fruits of the Spirit)


Color:  bright cheery colors

Anything with hearts and bells.

Wind chimes with bells.

A potpourri of novelty and porcelain bells.

Balloons or anything that sets a cheerful mood.

Anything with fruit if using a Joy Fruit Theme.

you want to emphasize the "heart" part of the theme, sprinkle heart cut-outs on the tables.

Table Top Display 

Make a display using levels covered with material. 

Mix a few bells throughout with a nice floral arrangement. 

Then place things on the table that you feel ladies receive joy from such as: a couple good books, a few family photos, a shopping bag (of course!), jewelry, a few baking supplies or bowels and measuring cups, even a few pairs of shoes. 

Make sure you place in a Bible. 

You can think up many more things to add. 

Place a sign in a photo frame somewhere in the display with a sign that says: "What Brings You Joy?"


You May Have the Joybells Hymn

I Have the Joy, Joy, Joy, Joy Down in My Heart Chorus

Do you have a ladies hand bell choir in your church or one in your local area that you could have perform at your event?


Novelty bells. Can be purchased very inexpensively at import or dollar stores.

Jingle bell necklace (Place a jingle bell on string or ribbon.)

Jingle card (Very simple) 

Print out "Joybells Ringing In Your Heart" along with theme verse on card stock (can embellish with heart clip art). 

Tie a cluster of jingle bells in corner with ribbons.

See my blog for creative favor ideas.

Door Prizes


Novelty bell

Alarm clock with bell ringer (old style)

Kitchen timer

Anything with hearts or bells. 

Anything fruit-related (for "Joy Fruit" theme)

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips

Just for Fun

Group Project:

Bring joy to someone else by doing a project for shut-ins or your community.

Copyright ©2006 Julia Bettencourt
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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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