Letters Valentine Event Theme

Love Letters
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted January 06, 2015


Thank You!--A big Thank You to Heather Edgecombe (a sweet website and Facebook follower) for sparking the idea for this letter theme.



Spiritual Application

Valentine's Theme revovling around love letters and focusing on our "Love" letters from God.

You could also go in the direction of your life being a letter.  How do you read?

Theme Verse Suggestions


This is the covenant that I will make with them after those days, saith the Lord, I will put my laws into their hearts, and in their minds will I write them.  Hebrews 10:16


Thy words were found, and I did eat them; and thy word was unto me the joy and rejoicing of mine heart: for I am called by thy name, O LORD God of hosts.  Jeremiah 15:16


Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

The Envelope Please by Julia

Please, Mr. Postman!by Julia

More Devotionals by Julia


Alternative Theme Titles

Love Letters

Letters of Love

The Mail's Here!

Opened Mailboxes

God's Love Letter

Written on My Heart

With Love


Decorating

Color:  red, pink, and white if using for Valentine's Day

Use general Valentine's decorations.

Doilies

Hearts

Letters tied up with string or ribbon

Quill pens

Mailboxes  (Check the dollar stores and dollar bins at stores such as Target for the Valentine's ones.)

Red or pink floral arrangements

Candles

Envelope place cards (if you know who is coming)

Use small envelopes on dowels inside of floral arrangements.

Paper Hearts (use paper punches)


Icebreakers


Discussion Starters:

When is the last time that you received a or wrote a personal letter?

How many of you have kept letters that you have received? 

Why did you keep them? 

What makes them so special?


Icebreaker Index


Music

Yes, Jesus Loves Me

The Love of God  (Frederick Martin Lehman)


Favors

Hershey's Nugget Mailboxes

Nugget Mailboxes

See my blog post here for directions.


Letter Seals

Pretty piece of stationary with envelope. 

Tie up with ribbon or Baker's Twine. 

You could even add a stamp to the envelope.

 Encourage your ladies to write a letter. 

Ink Pen

Pretty envelope with theme verse inside

Small stationary pack

See my blog for creative favor ideas.


Door Prizes

Stationary set

Nice ink pen or a package of Ink Joys---Julia's favorite pen:)

Wax Seal Kit  (They carry them at Hobby Lobby.  Use their coupon!!)

Writing Basket. 

Fill with packages of cards and stationary. 

Envelope seals. 

Pretty shipping labels. 

Ink Pens. 

Several postage stamps. 

Thesaurus. 

Stickers (flat ones so they can be stuck to envelopes and go through the mail). 

Book of postage stamps

Postage stamp dispenser 

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips


Just for Fun

Let me Count the Ways Printable.  Choose someone you love and are thankful for and write out the reasons why.

Count the Ways Free Valentine's Printable

Download in a PDF File


Group Craft: Decorate craft mailboxes.  Either the metal ones or paper mache.

Share a love letter.  Could be from a spouse or a historical figure.

Group Project:  Write letters to missionaries.

Group Project:  Write letters to service men and women.

Group Project:  Write letters to shut ins  (they love receiving mail!)

Group Project:  Have everyone write a letter to their spouse or a friend. 

Use a writing prompt such as--

Write your letter about a memory the two of you have shared.

Write your letter about the time you first met.

Write your letter about the qualities you like about them the most.


Christian Letter Closings Printable

Christian Letter Closings

Download PDF File


Food and Serving

Heart shaped cookies

Envelope cookies (There are lots of ideas for these floating around Pinterest.)

Chocolate dipped strawberries

Hospitality in Women's Ministry


Copyright ©2015 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.
www.juliabettencourt.com


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See my Love Letters Pinterest Board for more ideas!


Love Letters 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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