Seeds of Kindness
Women's Ministry Theme
Posted April 01, 2002
This is a garden theme and revolves around us planting seeds of kindness.
Emphasis is on being kinder and more caring Christian women.
Theme Verse Suggestions
And be ye kind one to another, tenderhearted, forgiving one another, even as God for Christ's sake hath forgiven you. Ephesians 4:32
Seeds of Kindness by Julia
Are You Sowing Seeds of Kindness? Survey available in the CLM Resource Shop
This resource is a set of 32 questions regarding the everyday things that we do relating to our kindness shown to others. It was written especially to go along with this Kindness Theme.
See details here.
Alternative Theme Titles
Seeds of Kindness
Scattering Seeds of Kindness
Planting Kindness Seeds
Garden of My Heart Spread
A Little Kindness
One Deed At A Time
Tiny Seeds - Big Impact
Decorate as for a garden party whether indoors or outdoors.
Use lots of baskets, potted trees, and pots of flowers.
Make walkways by lining up flower pots or even use garlands of greenery and place on the floor to make edging around walkways (garden paths) for your ladies to walk on.
Use watering cans to fill with flowers or greenery.
If you have a table top fountain or even a small freestanding one made for outdoors, bring it in for your event.
A small birdbath would be a nice addition for your garden theme.
You can even place some fake birds around.
Use mini terra cotta pots and place tea lights in them.
Space out bowls of water with floating flowers and candles.
Terra cotta pots filled with flowers would be great accents for your tables.
Use small garden tools tied up with ribbons and place either in pots or set out on the tables.
Place in seed packets in table decorations or arrangements or scatter on tables.
Garden Area Focal Point (for larger events)
Use a free standing arbor or trellis and decorate it with vines and flowers. Use silk garlands to decorate.
Bring in a wheel barrel or cart and fill with planting supplies such as a large bag of potting soil, garden tools, a flat of flowers.
Add an outdoor bench to your garden area.
If you enjoy taking pictures at your events, this will make a nice backdrop area.
Any song that deals with being more like Christ will fit in, because that is what kindness embodies--being more like Christ and reaching out to others.
Can Others See Jesus in You? Leonard C. Voke
Brighten the Corner (Chorus) Ina Duley Ogdon
Round- To the tune of "Row Row Row Your Boat")
Sow Sow Sow ing seeds
Of kind ness for Christ.
Lov ing ly, prayer ful ly, joy ful ly, faith ful ly,
One seed at a time!
Dirt" Cake (Look for recipes online.)
Seed Packets (Check for printable ones online.)
Miniature Garden Tool
Garden Kneeling Pad
Sayings for Favors
Plant smiles; grow giggles; harvest love
Gardens are not made by sitting in the shade
The seed is hope; the flower is joy
See my blog for creative favor ideas.
Anything revolving around gardening
Hanging Flower Pot
Gardening Book or Magazine
Decorative Garden/Outdoor Flag
Box or bag of Miracle Grow
Decorative Plant Stakes
Set of Gardening Tools
Garden Knee Pad Rest
Garden Gift Basket
Fill with a few garden tools, gardening magazine, Miracle Grow, Seed packets, garden gloves, etc.
Just for Fun
Motivation and Encouragement (a list of kind things to do for others).
Do A Garden Group Craft such as decorating garden gloves.
Have a Garden Workshop Speaker
Find someone knowledgeable with tips for a specific gardening topic.
You could invite someone from a local plant nursery to share some ideas.
Food and Serving
Copyright ©2002 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.