Lighthouse Theme Ideas

Let Your Light Shine!
Women's Ministry Theme

Julia Bettencourt

Posted May 1, 2002

Spiritual Application

This theme concentrates on being a witness for Christ in a dark world.

Letting our light shine. 

Theme Verse Suggestions

Let your light so shine before men, that they may see your good

works, and glorify your Father which is in heaven.  Matthew 5:16

For ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord: walk as children of light.  Ephesians 5:8 

Devotional/Lesson Suggestions

How Bright Is Your Light? by Julia

More Devotionals by Julia

Alternative Theme Titles

Let Your Light Shine!

Be the Light

Beacons For Christ

Carry The Light

Glow in the Dark

Go Forth and Shine!

Holding Forth the Light

Light in a Dark World

Make Me a Lighthouse

Rays of Light

Salt and Light

Send The Light

Sharing SON-light

Shinning Forth in a Dark World

So Shine!

This Little Light of Mine

Walking in the Light


Color:  For a Nautical theme for use with lighthouses, think navy blue or combination of sea blue, white and a touch of red.

Think Nautical.

Decorative wooden ships, ships in a bottle, seashells, etc.



Lighthouse figurines.  Sometimes you can find these in dollar stores.

Place votive candles on saucers and fill the edges around the votives with aquarium rocks or small seashells.

Use different size shells on your tables. 

Wrap vases or cans with white rope for centerpieces.

Ocean/Lighthouse Mural - Make a coastal scene with a lighthouse.

Nautical Table Top Display

Make a collage display of nautical items.

Some suggestions are--anchor, compass, ships, lighthouses, lifesaver flotation, large rope, globe. 

Add in photos of any servicemen and women in your church in their uniforms,


Let the Lower Lights Be Burning by Philip P. Bliss

Throw out the Lifeline (use chorus) by Edward S. Ufford

This Little Light of Mine (chorus)

Brighten the Corner Where You Are (use chorus) by Inda Duley Ogden


Candy lighthouses.

See directions on my blog post here.

Candy candle.

Candy Candles

See directions on my blog post here.

Tea light.

Tea Light Washi Tape DIY

Wrap tea lights with Washi Tape.

See my blog post here.


Lighthouse Key Chains - (Check at Oriental Trading.)

Mini lighthouses



See my blog for creative favor ideas.

Door Prizes

Anything with Lighthouses - Lighthouses are very popular so it should be easy to find something such as blanket throws, towels, lamps, pillows, figurines, stationary, etc.

Anything Nautical



Package of energy saving light bulbs tied up with bow.

Seascape/Lighthouse Picture or Painting


Package of tealights

Door Prize Ideas for Women

Door Prize Tips

Copyright ©2002 Julia Bettencourt
Any Scripture quoted is in the King James Version.

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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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