Lemon Event Theme Ideas

When Life Gives You Lemons
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted September 04, 2003

Spiritual Application

This theme revolves around making the most of our circumstances.

Being content in the Lord.

Theme Verse Suggestions

...count it all joy...  James 1:2

...For I have learned, in whatsoever state I am, therewith to
be content.  Philippians 4:11 

And we know that all things work together for good to them that love God, to them who are the called according to his purpose.  Romans 8:28

Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

Queen Esther Beneath The Lemon Tree by Julia

Make a study of the promises in the Bible.  We rely on them when our "lemons" come into our lives.

Promises Study Idea

Promises Handout

Download in a PDF File

More Devotionals by Julia

Alternative Theme Titles

When Life Gives You Lemons

Turning Obstacles into Opportunities

Turning Trials Into Triumph

Count It All Joy!

It is Well

Tried and True

Lemonade and Sunshine (for summer event)


Color:  yellow accents

Lemon cut-outs (use construction paper or yellow posterboard)

Clear bowls or vases stacked with lemons

When we drink lemonade we usually think of summer, so try using plaid tablecloths.


Every Day With Jesus (Robert C. Loveless)

God Will Make A Way (Don Moen)

Cheer Up Ye Saints of God (chorus)

It is Well


Lemon Drop Cups:   Place lemon drop candies in nut cups

Lemon Juice (the kind you get in the shape of a lemon)

Water Bottle with lemonade packet.

Lemon Tea Bag

Lemon Scrub

See my blog for creative favor ideas.

Door Prizes

Anything dealing with Lemons.

Basket filled with Lemons

Lemon Tree Seedling

Lemon Tea (Take a teacup and saucer and package up with lemon flavored tea)

Lemon Recipe Book

Devotional Book or book of encouragement 

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips

Just for Fun

Make a Lemon Recipe Book

This is a do ahead project.

Gather up lemon recipes from your ladies and place them together in book form.

Make 'Lemon' Invitations (paper)

 Make lemon shape invitations out of cardstock.

Make 'Lemon' Invitations (real)

If this is for a small group meeting, take lemons and place your meeting info on it with a permanent felt tip marker.

Share Some Lemon Tips.

Share The Story Behind the hymn, It Is Well.

Food and Serving

Lemon Desserts:  cakes, cookies, pies, etc.

If serving punch, use lemon slices to float in bowls.

If serving tea, be sure to have lemon slices available.

Hospitality in Women's Ministry

Copyright ©2003 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.

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Lemons 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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